Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD): 327 Volumes

Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD): 327 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
ISSN: 2327-6983|EISSN: 2327-6991
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As world economies continue to shift and change in response to global financial situations, job markets have begun to demand a more highly-skilled workforce. In many industries a college degree is the minimum requirement and further educational development is expected to advance. With these current trends in mind, the Advances in Higher Education & Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series provides an outlet for researchers and academics to publish their research in these areas and to distribute these works to practitioners and other researchers.

AHEPD encompasses all research dealing with higher education pedagogy, development, and curriculum design, as well as all areas of professional development, regardless of focus.

Topics Covered

  • Adult Education
  • Assessment in Higher Education
  • Career Training
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Governance in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Policy
  • Pedagogy of Teaching Higher Education
  • Vocational Education

Titles in Series

Transdisciplinary Approaches to Learning Outcomes in Higher Education
Rajendra Kumar (Sharda University, India), Eng Tek Ong (UCSI University, Malaysia), Subuh Anggoro (Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto, Indonesia), Tin Lam Toh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Copyright © 2024. 380 pages.
The isolated nature of academic disciplines restricts the potential for collaborative problem-solving and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. This fragme...
Student Well-Being in Higher Education Institutions
Peter JO Aloka (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Copyright © 2024. 350 pages.
Higher education institutions grapple with a pressing challenge: the well-being of their students. Amidst the transition to university life, students face a myriad o...
Green HRM Awareness and Training in Higher Education Institutions
Mavis Adu-Gyamfi (Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED), Ghana), Frank Boateng (University of Mines and Technology, Ghana), Sulaiman O. Atiku (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) face a pressing challenge in balancing organizational competitiveness with environmental responsibility. As organizations increa...
Developments and Future Trends in Transnational Higher Education Leadership
Gareth Richard Morris (University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China), Shayna Kozuch (University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China)
Copyright © 2024. 320 pages.
In a world marked by global turbulence and rapid technological advancements, the field of education has been deeply affected. Just as the restrictions of the COVID p...
Enhancing Higher Education and Research With OpenAI Models
Şirvan Şen Demir (Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey), Mahmut Demir (Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Turkey)
Copyright © 2024. 320 pages.
As classrooms move from chalkboards to digital platforms, there's a critical juncture where the potential of AI intersects with the future of academia. The probl...
Facing Precarity in Adult, Community, and Vocational Education: Role of Meaningful Work
Rupert Clive Collister (Yorkville University, Canada)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
Amidst the reverberations of neoliberalism, academia grapples with a rising precariat facing short-term contracts and heightened flexibility, particularly in adult,...
Emerging Research in Agricultural Teacher Education
R. Kirby Barrick (University of Florida, USA (retired)), Andrew C. Thoron (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
Struggling to navigate the complex landscape of agricultural teacher education, scholars face a daunting challenge: the need for a comprehensive research synthesis t...
Empowering Teams in Higher Education: Strategies for Success
Tashieka Simone Burris-Melville (University of Technology, Jamaica), Shalieka Tiffia Burris (University of Technology, Jamaica), Kristin Bledsoe (Trevecca Nazarene University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 380 pages.
Many businesses and organizations struggle with implementing effective teamwork, leading to confusion, stress, and subpar results. In higher education, students ofte...
Practitioner Research in College-Based Education
M. Mahruf C. Shohel (The Bedford College Group, UK), Alex Mortby (The Bedford College Group, UK)
Copyright © 2024. 370 pages.
Scholars and educators worldwide are grappling with the challenge of translating innovative research findings into tangible improvements within their classrooms. The...
Evaluating Global Accreditation Standards for Higher Education
Arshi Naim (King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia), Alok Saklani (Swami Rama Himalayan University, India), Shad Ahmad Khan (University of Buraimi, Oman), Praveen Kumar Malik (Lovely Professional University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Higher education institutions must urgently overcome the difficulty of negotiating the complex web of international accreditation standards in a rapidly globalized w...
Preparing Students From the Academic World to Career Paths: A Comprehensive Guide
Cassandra Sligh Conway (South Carolina State University, USA), Andy Jiahao Liu (University of Arizona, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 315 pages.
In today’s educational field, to ensure students are prepared to make the transition from education to the workforce, students must develop skills that support them...
Building Resiliency in Higher Education: Globalization, Digital Skills, and Student Wellness
Mustafa Kayyali (HE Higher Education Ranking, Syria)
Copyright © 2024. 420 pages.
In the dynamic landscape of higher education, institutions face a myriad of challenges that threaten to inhibit their ability to nurture the leaders of tomorrow effe...
Engaging Higher Education Teachers and Students With Transnational Leadership
Gareth Richard Morris (University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China), Shayna Kozuch (University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China)
Copyright © 2024. 330 pages.
Higher education is at a crossroads, facing unprecedented challenges threatening its traditional models and practices. The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with shifts tow...
Perspectives on Career Transitioning of Students with Hearing Impairments
Chiedu Eseadi (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Boitumelo M. Diale (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Many individuals with hearing impairments face significant challenges when transitioning from education to employment. These challenges are often exacerbated by a la...
Empowering Students and Elevating Universities With Innovation Centers
Giuseppe Cantafio (University of Sunderland in London, UK), Afzal Sayed Munna (University of Sunderland in London, UK)
Copyright © 2024. 332 pages.
As educational institutions strive to prepare students for an unpredictable future, traditional models of teaching and learning face obsolescence. The digital age de...
Rebuilding Higher Education Systems Impacted by Crises: Navigating Traumatic Events, Disasters, and More
Mustafa Kayyali (HE Higher Education Ranking, Syria)
Copyright © 2024. 391 pages.
The resilience and adaptability of higher education systems are under unprecedented strain. From natural disasters to pandemics, and economic crises to political tur...
Perspectives on Career Transitioning of Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Boitumelo M. Diale (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Chiedu Eseadi (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Students with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) face intricate challenges when it comes to transitioning into careers. The nuances of Attention Deficit Hyperactivi...
Incorporating the Human Element in Online Teaching and Learning
Laura E. Gray (South College, USA), Shernette D. Dunn (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 346 pages.
The rapid shift to online learning, accelerated by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought both convenience and unforeseen hurdles. Despite the appeal o...
Applications of Service Learning in Higher Education
Sandy White Watson (University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 341 pages.
In higher education, a pressing issue has emerged—how to authentically connect academic pursuits with real-world challenges. The last decade has witnessed an escalat...
Global Perspectives on Micro-Learning and Micro-Credentials in Higher Education
Kizito Omona (Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda), Modest Kayi O'dama (Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda)
Copyright © 2024. 360 pages.
In the rapidly evolving landscape of higher education, where the acquisition of knowledge is a lifelong pursuit, educators and institutions are redefining the paradi...
Prioritizing Skills Development for Student Employability
Bryan Christiansen (Southern New Hampshire University, USA), Angela M. Even (Purdue University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 340 pages.
In the throes of a global skills gap and relentless labor market disruptions, organizations grapple with the pressing challenge of aligning workforce skills with the...
Global Perspectives on Decolonizing Postgraduate Education
Mishack Thiza Gumbo (University of South Africa, South Africa), Michael Gaotlhobogwe (University of Botswana, Botswana), Constantino Pedzisai (Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe), Zingiswa Mybert Monica Jojo (University of South Africa, South Africa), Christopher B. Knaus (University of Washington Tacoma, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
A deep-seated issue persists in postgraduate education—one that threatens the relevance of academia in our diverse and evolving world. The problem at hand is the Wes...
A Cross-Cultural Examination of Women in Higher Education and the Workplace
Reem A. Abu-Lughod (California State University-Bakersfield, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
The global evolution of women's rights throughout history follows an arduous path from suffrage to the modern era of workplace inclusion. In pursuing gender equa...
Promoting Intercultural Agility and Leadership Development at Home and Abroad for First-Year Students
Jon Stauff (South Dakota State University, USA), Jill E. Blondin (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 292 pages.
Global learning at home and education abroad programming designed for first-year students is extremely important for promoting intercultural competency, language acq...
Advancing Student Employability Through Higher Education
Bryan Christiansen (Southern New Hampshire University, USA), Angela M. Even (Purdue University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 429 pages.
The global skills gap and labor market disruptions pose a significant challenge for organizations worldwide. Higher education struggles to bridge the mismatch betwee...
Hispanic Leadership in Higher Education
Elsa Villarreal (Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA), Jose Parra (Texas A&M University - Commerce, United States), Melissa Arrambide (Texas A&M University - Commerce, United States), LaVelle Hendricks (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA), Dimitra Smith (Texas A&M University, Commerce, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Hispanic Leadership in Higher Education addresses a persistent gap that inhibits Hispanic professionals from reaching leadership positions within academia. Led by Dr...
Perspectives on Transforming Higher Education and the LGBTQIA Student Experience
Andrew Herridge (The University of Southern Mississippi, USA), Kaity Prieto (The University of Southern Mississippi, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 322 pages.
Today’s institutions of higher education must continuously adapt to meet the evolving needs and expectations of each new generation of students. A significant and gr...
Reshaping Entrepreneurial Education Within an Industry 4.0 Context
Vannie Naidoo (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Rahul Verma (Delhi University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 351 pages.
Higher education is constantly changing and advancing, and the integration of technology and its transformative potential remains elusive for many universities globa...
LGBTQIA Students in Higher Education: Approaches to Student Identity and Policy
Kaity Prieto (The University of Southern Mississippi, USA), Andrew Herridge (The University of Southern Mississippi, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 291 pages.
Today’s institutions of higher education must continuously adapt to meet the evolving needs and expectations of each new generation of students. The LGBTQIA communit...
Mental Health Crisis in Higher Education
Peter Aloka (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Copyright © 2024. 443 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought about a sudden transition from traditional face-to-face instruction to online and blended learning. The repercussions of this seismic c...
Facilitating Global Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing in Higher Education With Generative AI
Poshan Yu (Soochow University, China & European Business Institute, Luxembourg & Australian Studies Centre of Shanghai University, China), James Mulli (European Business Institute, Luxembourg), Zain Ali Shah Syed (Soochow University, China), Laila Umme (Institute of Business Management, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2024. 356 pages.
Chatbots powered by artificial intelligence (AI) have captivated the academic world as tools for human-like interaction across various settings. Within the realm of...
Design and Implementation of Higher Education Learners' Learning Outcomes (HELLO)
Kuntal Barua (SAGE University, Indore, India), Neyara Radwan (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia & Mechanical Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Suez Canal University, Egypt), Virendra Singh (SAGE University, Indore, India), Ronnie Figueiredo (Centre of Applied Research in Management and Economics, Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal)
Copyright © 2024. 467 pages.
The Higher Education Learners’ Learning Outcomes (HELLO) project offers a comprehensive solution to the challenge of creating comparative metrics of learning outcome...
Balance and Boundaries in Creating Meaningful Relationships in Online Higher Education
Sarah H. Jarvie (Colorado Christian University, USA), Cara Metz (The University of Arizona Global Campus, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 453 pages.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, educational institutions worldwide were compelled to embrace online learning, leading to a significant shift in the dynamics of...
Autism, Neurodiversity, and Equity in Professional Preparation Programs
Shanna Jamanis (Nazareth University, USA), Dawn Vogler-Elias (Nazareth University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 328 pages.
In today's world, the prevalence of autism affecting approximately 1 in 100 children underscores the scarcity of proficient professionals capable of aiding those...
Student Stress in Higher Education
Peter Aloka (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Copyright © 2024. 287 pages.
In the realm of higher education, the journey to academic success is often accompanied by an array of challenges, particularly in the form of stress and its profound...
Best Practices to Prepare Writers for Their Professional Paths
Carissa A. Barker-Stucky (Carnegie Writers, Inc., USA), Kemi Elufiede (Carnegie Writers, Inc., USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
The world of writing is in constant flux, presenting a challenge to aspiring writers and educators alike. From the rapid evolution of digital platforms to the comple...
Accessibility of Digital Higher Education in the Global South
Pfano Mashau (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Tshililo Ruddy Farisani (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Copyright © 2024. 371 pages.
Accessibility of Digital Higher Education in the Global South , authored by Pfano Mashau and Tshililo Farisani from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is...
Creating Diverse Experiences for Rural Appalachian Pre-Service Teachers
Kimberly Dianne Cassidy (Shawnee State University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
Diversity is on the rise in classrooms across the United States. However, there's a significant gap in preparing rural Appalachian pre-service teachers to meet t...
Teaching Humanities With Cultural Responsiveness at HBCUs and HSIs
DuEwa M. Frazier (Coppin State University, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 270 pages.
In the realm of higher education, a persistent challenge exists in empowering Black and brown students within Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) an...
Stabilizing and Empowering Women in Higher Education: Realigning, Recentering, and Rebuilding
Heidi L. Schnackenberg (SUNY Plattsburgh, USA), Denise A. Simard (SUNY Plattsburgh, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 303 pages.
Stabilizing and Empowering Women in Higher Education: Realigning, Recentering, and Rebuilding is a book that addresses the challenges faced by women leaders in highe...
Practices and Perspectives of Teaching and Teacher Education in Africa
Gideon Boadu (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia), George Odhiambo (United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE), Pegah Marandi (Excelsia College, Australia)
Copyright © 2023. 284 pages.
Teacher education is a known variable that impacts the quality of teaching and schooling, yet while research on practices in teaching and teacher education abound in...
Mentoring and Reflective Teachers in ESOL and Bilingual Education
JungKang Miller (Mercy College, USA), Bahar Otcu-Grillman (Mercy College, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 344 pages.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and bilingual education teachers face many challenges, including teaching in multilingual classrooms, addressi...
Integrating TPACK and CALL in English Language Teaching
Mohialdeen Alotumi (Sana'a University, Yemen)
Copyright © 2023. 256 pages.
Teaching English, or any other language, in the 21st century requires teachers to be competent in using computer-assisted language learning (CALL) to alleviate learn...
Co-Constructing and Sustaining Service Learning in Graduate Programs: Reflections from the Field
Rabia Hos (University of Rhode Island, USA), Brenda Santos (University of Rhode Island, USA)
Copyright © 2023. 276 pages.