ERIC Number: ED215593
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Freedom and Control in Higher Education. Research and Development in Higher Education, Volume 3. Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (6th, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, May 3-6, 1980).
Miller, Allen H., Ed.
Proceedings of a 1980 conference on freedom and control in Australian higher education are presented in seven parts: (1) government "control" of higher education; (2) freedom to learn; (3) accreditation, certification and the control of learning; (4) institutional constraints on freedom; (5) professional development of academic staff; (6) educational media; and (7) perspectives. Among the 34 papers are the following: "Quality and Equality in Education" (B. C. Teague); "Checks and Balances in a Federal System" (D. N. F. Dunbar); "Institutional Autonomy and State Co-ordination" (R. E. Parry); "Issues in Tertiary Teaching: The Use of Cognitive Models to Guide Teaching Method" (K. Mason); "Freedom to Learn: Designing Courses for Students Rather Than Teachers" (J. Powell);"Independent Study: A Viable Option" (L. Marshall); "Involving Students in Planning, Teaching and Evaluating Their Own Programmes" (M. F. Fogarty); "Undergraduate Medical Examinations: A Conflict of Interests" (G. I. Feletti); "Professional Accreditation" (E. Stokes); "Can the University Teach Environmental Studies?" (J. J. T. Evans); "Sources of Political Power in Academia" (B. Martin); "A Framework for Selection Educational Method in Work Organisations" (J. Martin); "Self Appraisal in Professional Development of Tertiary Teachers" (D. Boud); "Staff Development Workshops: Freedom and Control in Theory and Practice" (A. J. Dare); "Professional Development of Academic Staff: A Policy-Making Workshop" (B. W. Imrie and H. G. Murray); "Growth of Instructional Technology: Greater Freedom for the Learner?" (D. Unwin); "Effect of Packaged Learning Units on Students' Freedom to Learn" (D. Hlynka and P. Hurly); "Media Accountability: Keystone of the Freedom to Learn" (M. B. McLaren); "Freedom of Access to Learning Resources: The Challenge of Big Government and Big Business" (G. R. Brong); and "Student Learning Skills; Attitudes of Australian Academics in Universities and CAEs" (J. Bowden and J. Anwyl). (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accreditation (Institutions), College Faculty, Educational Media, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Equal Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Independent Study, Institutional Autonomy, Medical Students, Student Needs, Student Participation
Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, TERC, University of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1, Kensington, N.S.W., Australia 2033 ($12.00 Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Sydney. (Australia).