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Cultures and Change in Higher Education Theories and Practices by Paul Trowler

Cultures and Change in Higher Education Theories and Practices

Part of the Universities into the 21st Century Series


Cultures and Change in Higher Education Theories and Practices by Paul Trowler

Describes approaches to understanding cultures in higher education, paying particular attention to cultures and cultural construction at departmental level. Implications of cultural characteristics for issues around change initiatives, including the enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment are a key focus of this book.


It provides a refreshing voice in what is often a fairly turgid field . - John Brennan, CHERI, UK

About the Author

PAUL TROWLER is Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, UK. He is a member of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Development Committee, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Higher Education. He has published widely in the area of policy, cultures and change in higher education.

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Book Info

Publication date

20th August 2008


Paul Trowler

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Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA


208 pages


Higher & further education, tertiary education
Cultural studies



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