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Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes: Higher Education and the Practice Sensibility

Paul Trowler


This book offers a new perspective on the professional world of higher education. Using social practice theory, it presents a practice sensibility rooted in concepts which illuminate teaching and learning contexts. The book takes the reader through the social processes occurring within higher education institutions which shape contexts and influence the direction of change; for leaders and managers, educational developers, change agents, and academics, this sensibility will help to identify the successful paths to changes for enhancement and the patterns of policy implementation likely to occu ... More

Keywords: Teaching and learning regimes, social practices, practice sensibility, policy and change in higher education, ethnography, universities, practice-focused methodology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198851714
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198851714.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Trowler, author
Professor of Higher Education, Lancaster University