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ERIC Number: EJ935657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1353-8322
Finding Quality in "Being Good Enough" Conversations
Gibbs, Paul
Quality in Higher Education, v17 n2 p139-150 2011
This article considers how a contribution based on Rorty's philosophy can help in the understanding of quality and its assurance in higher education. The suggestion is that if quality has an edifying purpose, then it should be seen as an ongoing process and might be aptly judged as being just "good enough". This position is argued for it promotes democracy and thus justifies a position of belief in the liberal values and tolerance at the core of higher education's resistance to the new "value for money" imperative for surveillance of quality.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom