Call for contributions to a book on contemporary challenges in higher education

igi globalWe are pleased to forward you a call for chapters for the book “Higher Education and Contemporary Challenges”, edited by Filipa M. Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal), Yurgos Politis (University College Dublin, Ireland), and Bojana Culum (University of Rijeka, Croatia).

The book will be published by IGI Global in the Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series that encompasses all research dealing with higher education pedagogy, development, and curriculum design, as well as all areas of professional development, regardless of focus.

The following research questions form the core of this book:

  • What is and/or should be HE’s role in today’s society?
  • How is HE influencing the understanding of social issues by students, policy-makers and even HE researchers?
  • How can we improve the distribution of research?
  • How can young researchers cope with the emergent standards in HE research and with the changes in the nature of knowledge itself?

Proposal deadline November 15, the proposal should clearly explain the topic of the chapter as well as how it fits with the book theme.

Read more about the outline of the book, suggested research themes as well as the procedures for submitting the proposals by downloading the call for proposals here (pdf)