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The Market for Learning

Leading Transparent Higher Education

Authors: Coates, Hamish

  • Presents a roadmap for using transparency to advance higher education
  • Articulates tools for leading higher education
  • Shifts the discourse on academic systems, institutions, leadership and work
  • Offers an integrated evaluation of major and emerging initiatives
  • Reveals the ecologies shaping higher education and growth opportunities
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About this book

Improving transparency is critical to the future of higher education. This book articulates the role and necessity of transparency to creating substantial opportunities for innovation and transformation.
Current global crises imperil exactly the kinds of progress higher education has helped to create. The sector must contribute now like never before. But it must put its own house in order first, and do a better job conveying its value and transformative potential.
The book offers a transparency roadmap: it reveals the pressures reshaping higher education, clarifies the value and nature of transparency, examines emerging reporting platforms, reviews improvement opportunities for students, faculty, institutions and systems, and forecasts how to engineer important next steps.
The text synthesises diverse theoretical and empirical perspectives, incorporating analysis of quality and productivity, academic work and leadership, indicators and metrics, commercial trends and institutional models, as well as student learning and outcomes. It creates new futures for higher education by integrating and opening up issues that have been confined largely to insiders.

About the authors

Hamish Coates is a Professor of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne’s Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE). Through research and development, Hamish focuses on improving the quality and productivity of higher education. Core interests include large-scale evaluation, tertiary education policy, institutional strategy, assessment methodology, learner engagement, and academic work and leadership. He has initiated and led many projects, including numerous national and international surveys.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Leading New Transparencies

    Coates, Hamish

    Pages 3-11

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  • External Terrains and Institutional Architectures

    Coates, Hamish

    Pages 13-29

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  • Capturing and Articulating Transparency

    Coates, Hamish

    Pages 33-43

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  • Unlocking Transparency

    Coates, Hamish

    Pages 45-61

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  • Creating Broader Disclosures

    Coates, Hamish

    Pages 65-89

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Buy this book

eBook 71,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2873-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 88,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2871-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 88,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-9726-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Market for Learning
Book Subtitle
Leading Transparent Higher Education
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2873-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2873-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2871-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9726-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 169
Number of Illustrations and Tables
18 b/w illustrations
Topics