Thinking about higher education

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Gibbs, P. and Barnett, R. (ed.) 2014. Thinking about higher education. Dordrecht Springer.
TitleThinking about higher education
EditorsGibbs, P. and Barnett, R.
Abstract

As universities attempt to adapt to a new environment characterized by stiff international competition, networked remote learning, burgeoning student numbers, and comparative performance assessment, how we conceptualize the purpose and ethos of our higher learning institutions is more important than ever. This publication features a multitude of distinctive approaches that illuminate potential solutions to the complex issues universities must grapple with in these uncertain times. Rather than espousing a singular philosophical approach, the editors have assembled views from across the spectrum and from differing national contexts, representing a multidisciplinary response to the situation. This collection of papers aims thus to inspire fresh developments in the way we think about the complexities of, and options available to, higher education

ISBN
Hardcover978-3-319-03253-5
PublisherSpringer
Place of publicationDordrecht
Publication process dates
Deposited21 May 2015
Completed2014
Output statusPublished
LanguageEnglish
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