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作者 Collini, Stefan, 1947- author
書名 Speaking of universities / Stefan Collini
出版項 London ; New York : Verso, 2017
國際標準書號 9781786631398 (hardback)
9781786631404 (US EBK)
9781786631411 (UK EBK)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  LB2322.2 .C639 2017    在架上    30660020188095
說明 296 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-296)
"A devastating analysis of what is happening to our universities In recent decades there has been an immense global surge in the numbers both of universities and of students. In the UK alone there are now over 140 institutions teaching more subjects to nearly 2.5 million students. New technology offers new ways of learning and teaching. Globalization forces institutions to consider a new economic horizon. At the same time governments have systematically imposed new procedures regulating funding, governance, and assessment. Universities are being forced to behave more like business enterprises in a commercial marketplace than centres of learning. In Speaking of Universities, historian and critic Stefan Collini analyses these changes and challenges the assumptions of policy-makers and commentators. He asks: does 'marketization' threaten to destroy what we most value about education; does this new era of 'accountability' distort what it purports to measure; and who does the modern university belong to? Responding to recent policies and their underlying ideology, the book is a call to 'focus on what is actually happening and the cliches behind which it hides; an incitement to think again, think more clearly, and then to press for something better'"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives
Education, Higher -- Economic aspects
Education and globalization
Business and education
Educational accountability
EDUCATION / Higher. bisacsh
EDUCATION / Organizations & Institutions. bisacsh
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