"The higher education system in India is currently going through a threshold shift
from the local to the global and from the micro to the macro where the major stake holders
like the learners and the teachers are sometimes not seen as equipped and ready to grasp
the so many parallel verticals of the change. This book is a gentle and humble but much
focused effort to combine some of the major areas of the higher educaton in current Indian
context. It is an edited compilation of selected articles/papers form various areas of
higher education. The editors have carefully selected chapters/articles from relatively
unexplored or lesser explored and newly emerging areas of study.
The variety of selected articles written by experts in their chosen fields are
reflecting upon their vast experience and knowledge in that specialized area of higher
education in India today. The editors have made extra and careful efforts to include the
relatively new and unexplored or lesser explored areas of teaching learning to incorporate
the latest available data and practices as per the recent trends.
This book covers the areas pertaining to the higher education and challenges involved
in it. Especially in the current Indian scenario where the society, people, pedagogy,
politics, ideology and the concept of teaching-learning is going through a broad spectrum
shift, this book will provide a comprehensive outlook in the fields, subfield and
para-fields of higher education which will help not only the student- teachers but almost
all the stake holders of the system and will support in multifaceted task of achieving a
holistic Indian higher education system with a global outlook.
This book could be used as a ready reckoner for the comprehensive understanding of
current education scenario in India with specific reference to the challenges in higher
education. The areas covered in this book are not limited to the classroom teaching
learning but also incorporates the current/contemporary/latest/updated policy changes and
their implications on the system of higher learning. It will help the learners, teachers,
managements of the higher education institutions, government, policy makers,
philanthropists, industry, administration bureaucracy and the related strata of the
society of understand the challenges involved in the current system and to find some
mutually benefiting sustainable solutions."