ERIC Number: ED181804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Ideas of the University. Higher Education Colloquium 78/79.
Ayre, David J., Ed.; And Others
A written summary of the 1978-1979 Colloquium Series on Higher Education, organized and hosted by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, is presented. The six colloquia, with the names of the discussant in parenthesis following the speaker, include: (1) "Another Try at Liberal Education," by G. W. Bowersock (Bernard Etkin), on the new curriculum at Harvard; (2) "Colleges and Universities--The Odd Couple," by James Colvin (D. F. Forster), on the differences and dependencies of the two as they exist in Canada; (3) "University and Society," by W. Gunther Plaut (J. Gordon Parr), on the relevance of education in today's society; (4) "The Business of Universities and the University as a Business," by A. K. Adlington (Daniel Lang), on the business relationship among Ontario universities and the government, and the need for good management; (5) "What Are Universities Good For, Anyway...?" by Alan Marchment (Walter Pitman), on the role of the University in a rapidly changing world; and (6) "Ideas of the University and the New Reality--Creativity or Compromise," by W. C. Winegard (Paul Cassono), on the danger of universities' losing research and the need for creative programs. Brief biographies of the colloquium participants are included. (PHR)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Business, College Curriculum, College Role, Colleges, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Fund Raising, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Liberal Arts, Relevance (Education), Research, Research and Development Centers, Universities
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Canada M5S 1V6 ($8.50)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Identifiers: Canada; Harvard University MA; Ontario