This insightful book offers a wide-ranging collection of lively discussions on contemporary issues, policies and practices in higher education. Bartram integrates contributions from experienced academics, teachers and students in a unique approach and structure, designed to enable students with both specific and wide-ranging interests in higher education to extend their understanding.
Including discussion points, research tasks and suggestions on further reading in each chapter, Understanding Contemporary Issues in Higher Education discusses a range of topics, such as:
- universities and the mental health 'crisis';
- knowledge, the state and the market;
- the role of technology in teaching and academic celebrification;
- disability, diversity and inclusive placement learning.
Written specifically for Education Studies students, this book constitutes a timely addition to student-focused themed studies looking at aspects of higher education.