ERIC Number: ED415725
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Changing University?
Schuller, Tom, Ed.
This collection of papers investigates change and compares university education experiences worldwide, looking at it from the perspective of numbers of students, range of institutions, funding, institutional functions, boundaries, and directions, orientation of students and staff, and institutional change. After an introduction by Tom Schuler, editor, chapters include: (1) "A Thirty-Year Perspective: From the Sixties to the Nineties" (Leslie Wagner); (2) "The View from Further Education" (Jenny Shaekleton); (3) "Less Control and More Vocationalism: The Australian and New Zealand Experience" (Craig McInnis); (4) "Future Patterns of Teaching and Learning" (Alistair MacFarlane); (5) Increasing Equity in Higher Education: Strategies and Lessons from International Experience" (Thomas Owen Eisemon and Jamil Salmi); (6) "Changing Leadership in Universities" (Robin Middlehurst); (7) "Evolving Roles and Responsibilities: The University in Africa" (Alison Girdwood); (8) "From the Collegial Academy to Corporate Enterprise: The Changing Cultures of Universities" (Ian McNay); (9) "Pay as You Learn? Students in the Changing University" (Christine King); (10) "Changing the Culture of Scholarship to the Culture of Teaching: An American Perspective" (Stephen Brookfield); (11) "Funding a Changing System" (Gwynneth Rigby); (12) "Thinking European: Is UK Higher Education Out of Step?" (John Field); (13) "Funding, Access and Teaching: The Canadian Experience of a Mass System of Higher Education" (Hans Schuetze); and (14) "The Social and Political Vocation of the University in the Global Age" (Radim Palous). (Contains approximately 200 references.) (BF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change, Change Agents, College Faculty, Colleges, Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Elitism, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Environment, Institutional Role, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Learning, Learning Modules, Paying for College, Social Influences, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Universities, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Australia; New Zealand; United Kingdom (England)