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ERIC Number: EJ1016296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0952-8733
The Difficult Life of Prophets and Seers
Amaral, Alberto
Higher Education Policy, v26 n4 p463-478 Dec 2013
In 1995, Higher Education Policy published an issue dedicated to predicting what universities would look like in the 21st century. In this paper, we present a summary of those predictions made by leaders of higher education institutions and analyse how accurate they were in providing a vision of the future. The authors seemed to have guessed correctly, offering a "grand" view of the future of the university, concentrating on its role in society and economic development, which was consistent with their mandate. However, they did not analyse the consequences of change over the working conditions of academics and the private life of institutions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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