Edition 139 - November 2012

Widening Participation in Higher Education: Casting the Net Wide?

Hinton-Smith, T. Widening Participation in Higher Education: Casting the Net Wide?. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2012. ISBN: 978-0230300613. Pages: 352.

This book presents an analysis from experts in higher education across the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa and the United States on the challenges facing higher education today. Drawing on empirical research, historical developments and emerging policies, the authors analyse and discuss a wide range of topics, from grade inflation and the effectiveness of peer outreach programmes to the impact of global economic trends and policy developments for students and academics.

Palgrave Macmillan

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