Researching Higher Education (Paperback)Malcolm Tight (author)
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"The most comprehensive overview of research on higher education available, Researching Higher Education provides a multidisciplinary perspective of the field. This book will be valuable for students thinking about research as well as anyone wanting a perspective on research directions on higher education."
Philip G. Altbach, Monan Professor of Higher Education, Director, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, USA
This authoritative book couples an overview of the principal current areas of research into higher education with a guide to the processes involved in undertaking such research.
Comprehensively updated throughout, this new edition examines the current state of higher education research with brand new case studies and has been expanded to include North American work. The book also includes:Analysis of published research by topic, method, theory and levelDetailed discussion of selected examples of published researchSuggestions on under-researched topicsGuidance on publication outletsConsideration is given to research design and questions, funding, progressing research projects, publication and dissemination.
Researching Higher Education will be of value to students and academics researching the higher education experience as well as appealing to experienced researchers seeking an overview or insights into new areas and alternative methods.
Publisher: Open University Press
Number of pages: 296
Dimensions: 230 x 151 x 16 mm
Edition: 2nd edition