Thursday, 30 August 2018

Fwd: These new articles for Higher Education Quarterly are available online.




Higher Education Quarterly

Online Version of Record before inclusion in an issue

Expertise and the PhD: Between depth and a flat place
Robyn Barnacle, Christine Schmidt, Denise Cuthbert
Version of Record online: 29 August 2018
The programme director and the Teaching Excellence Framework: How do we train the former to survive the latter?
Ruth Massie
Version of Record online: 21 August 2018
Modelling student migration to Karnataka for Higher Education using a partial least square structural equation model
Sandeep Rao, Veena Andini
Version of Record online: 17 August 2018
Can the performance effect be ignored in the attendance policy discussion?
Kristian J. Sund, Stephane Bignoux
Version of Record online: 17 August 2018
Critical corridor talk: Just gossip or stoic resistance? Unrecognised informal Higher Education leadership
Jill Jameson
Version of Record online: 17 August 2018
Predictive validity of the IELTS in an English as a medium of instruction environment
Kevin Schoepp
Version of Record online: 07 May 2018
What's in a name? The impact of reputation and rankings on the teaching income of English universities
Alison Wolf, Andrew Jenkins
Version of Record online: 19 April 2018
Predictors of student success in Higher Education: Secondary school internal scores versus national exams
José Miguel Cerdeira, Luis Catela Nunes, Ana Balcão Reis, Carmo Seabra
Version of Record online: 14 April 2018
A two‐sided medal: On the complexity of international comparative and collaborative team research
Anna Kosmützky



Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Labour's pedagogic project

http://www.wwwords.co.uk/rss/abstract.asp?j=forum&aid=6392&doi=1

Labour's Pedagogic Project and the Crisis of Social Democracy in the English Labour Party

PATRICK AINLEY
MARTIN ALLEN

pages 87-96
http://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2018.60.1.87

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This article contends that the implementation of government policies is mediated principally by the state, the economy and social class but that these have all changed so markedly since 1945 that education can no longer be seen as having the reforming role attributed to it in the post-war years. The continued assumption that it does means that, were policies based upon Labour's characteristic pedagogic project to be implemented in government, they may well lead to disillusion. This would only contribute to, rather than help resolve, the crisis of social democracy in the British Labour Party.

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Fwd: New TOC: LATISS (Vol. 11, Issue 1: Contextualising Student Engagement)





This special issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) titled "Contextualising student engagement: The case of recent reform in United Kingdom higher education" focuses on the shift in policy and discourse in the post-Browne Review era, exploring institutional change and everyday experience, and reflecting on the power and limits of policies.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.berghahnjournals.com/latiss

Current Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1
Contextualising student engagement: The case of recent reform in United Kingdom higher education
Guest Editors: Lisa Garforth and Anselma Gallinat

Introduction
Introduction: Constructing and practising student engagement in changing institutional cultures
Lisa Garforth and Anselma Gallinat
http://bit.ly/2Nq8MVa

Articles
Invisible labour: Do we need to reoccupy student engagement policy?
Sarah Hayes
http://bit.ly/2uxNnlR

Student engagement in the management of accelerated change: Anthropological reflections on 'Project 2012' and The Offer
Anselma Gallinat
http://bit.ly/2zZttph

Enhancing student engagement through effective 'customer' evaluation: Quis custodiet ipsos consumptores?
Geoff Payne
http://bit.ly/2uxkJRY

Unreasonable rage, disobedient dissent: The social construction of student activists and the limits of student engagement
Jessica Gagnon
http://bit.ly/2uLucEz

Tactics and strategies to survive 'student engagement', or joining the Soil Society and other stories: A panel discussion
Jacqui Close
http://bit.ly/2LpuQP1

Be sure to recommend Learning and Teaching to your institution's library: http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/latiss/library-recommendations/

Free Sample Issue: http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/latiss/sample/

Contact: info@berghahnjournals.com



Friday, 3 August 2018

Fwd: [New post] A Satire on Academic Politics






Iain M posted: "Cornford's 'Microcosmographia Academica' (1908) remains my favourite satire on academic politics. For those unfamiliar with it, it takes the form of being a guide to the young academic interested in gaining influence, and contains the warning, "...and may"

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A Satire on Academic Politics

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Cornford's 'Microcosmographia Academica' (1908) remains my favourite satire on academic politics. For those unfamiliar with it, it takes the form of being a guide to the young academic interested in gaining influence, and contains the warning, "...and may your soul (if you have a soul) find mercy!" Despite being a little dated in parts, it […]

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