Internatinal Journal call for papers
Tue, 09 May 2000 10:14:04 +1000
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Quality in Higher Education, issue 7:2 (2001). Call for papers
This is an international journal published three times a year by Taylor and
Francis and edited by Professor Lee Harvey of the University of Central
England, UK. Issue 7:2 will be given over to papers on the theme Quality in
higher education and graduate employability.
Governments across the world are exploring ways of improving the quality of
higher education, as they see it, by encouraging universities and colleges to
do more to make their graduates highly-employable. This view of quality is not
everywhere seen as compatible with existing discourses and some would say that
it jeopardizes established notions of quality, or threatens the very idea of
Issue 7:2 will contain five or six papers that put any or all of these
positions under scrutiny. Papers, which should be crisply written for an
international audience and run to about 4000 words, might take the form of:
* Reports of surveys
* Case study reports with full discussion of the implications for
practice in general
* Policy analyses
* Reviews of the international literature (or of a national literature)
that contribute to international understanding of these issues.
Authors are welcome to endorse government positions or to advance alternative
readings of quality, employability or higher education.
Drafts should be received for refereeing by 4 December 2000. Decisions about
which articles will be included will be made within ten working days and the
authors of successful submissions will be asked to submit revised papers by
January 26th 2001.
The editor for issue 7:2 will be Peter Knight of Lancaster University, UK. If
you are interested in submitting a paper you are invited to contact him before
the end of June, tell him what you have in mind, get guidance on house style
and ask any questions you have. He is happy to support new authors who may
welcome advice and guidance.
Department of Educational Research,