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50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: ED056669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 236
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New Universities in the United Kingdom. Case Studies on Innovation in Higher Education.
Perkin, H. J.
Since 1961, 24 universities and 1 university college have been founded in Britain and Northern Ireland to be added to the already existing 22 universities and 4 university colleges. The key word in the creation of these institutions has been innovation. This report is a case study of the struture of the new universities. It takes into consideration: (1) what is new in the new universities; (2) the British system of higher education; (3) why the new universities were created; (4) the pressure of numbers; (5) equality of education; (6) new maps of learning; (7) specialization in the new universities; (8) the government of the new universities; (9) the recruitment and status of the academic staff; (10) teaching and research; (11) teaching methods and assessment; (12) the role and status of students; (13) the new universities and the outside world; and (14) planning and finance. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
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