Universities have often been associated with higher learning and the spirit of free inquiry but in many developed nations they are being subtly transformed to do other jobs for the state and the economy.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Most people who work and study in universities will be aware that they are changing. Yet few have so far grasped the extent of this change or have attempted to put it in a coherent intellectual framework. This volume provides new ways to understand how the university workforce in developed
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-14 - Publisher: Continuum
Research in higher education could be more useful, innovative and better designed if we were clearer about the philosophical and epistemological basis of the theories that underlie our research methods. People who have to interpret research would do a better job if they were able to interrogate research more critically
The basic structure of universities and colleges in Ontario - one focused primarily on expansion and greater access and put in place in the 1960s - is outdated. The system is now large enough, the eligible age group for entering post-secondary studies is shrinking, and participation rates are as high