The Market For Learning: Leading Transparent Higher Education by Hamish CoatesThe Market For Learning: Leading Transparent Higher Education by Hamish Coates

The Market For Learning: Leading Transparent Higher Education

byHamish Coates

Paperback | June 29, 2018

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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.

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 strate...
Title:The Market For Learning: Leading Transparent Higher EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:169 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 29, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811097267

ISBN - 13:9789811097263


Table of Contents

Part 1 Scanning the scene.- Chapter 1 Leading new transparencies.- Chapter 2 External terrains and institutional architectures.- Part 2: Clarifying transparency.- Chapter 3 Capturing and articulating transparency.- Chapter 4 Unlocking transparency.- Part 3 Enhancing reporting.- Chapter 5 Creating broader disclosures.- Chapter 6 Making reports more transparent.- Part 4 Improvement opportunities.- Chapter 7 Enhancing students' experience.- Chapter 8 Making academic work more transparent.- Chapter 9 Improving institutional operations.- Chapter 10 More transparent system mechanisms.- Part 5 Progressing transparency.- Chapter 11 Leading transparency to enhance higher education.