A Handbook for Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theory into Practice

Tom Lowe (Editor), Yassein El Hakim (Editor)

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Drawing on scholarship as well as established practice, A Handbook for Student Engagement in Higher Education is a sector-leading volume that unpacks the concept of student engagement. It provides ideas and examples alongside compelling theory- and research-based evidence to offer a thorough and innovative exploration of how students and staff can work together to genuinely transform the higher education learning experience.

Providing readers with evidence from successfully embedded schemes, the book uses case studies and practical, workable examples from a variety of international institutions. With the insight of world-leading contributors, it showcases what good practice looks like in higher education institutions across the globe. Simultaneously collating a wealth of contemporary research, this book creates vivid connections between theories and student engagement in higher education, with chapter topics including:

Creating relationships between students, staff and universities
Offering non-traditional students extracurricular opportunities
Taking a students-as-partners approach
Critically reflecting on identities, particularities and relationships
The future of student engagement.

In a fast-developing and significantly shifting area, this book is essential reading for higher education managers and those working directly in the field of student engagement.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages324
ISBN (Electronic)9780429023033
ISBN (Print)9780367085438, 9780367085490
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2020

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