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Wiewiura, Joachim S. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2016
In this small essay, I will reflect on Michael Bérubé and Jennifer Ruth's arguments on the decline of educational professionalism in the United States. The purpose is to consider this loss of professionalism, and I will consider it in light of the arts and humanities in the Danish educational debate. Two reflections are presented: first, the…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Reader Response, Humanities Instruction, Politics of Education
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Evans, Mary – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2014
Critical responses to changes in UK higher education have emerged from various quarters. This article suggests that some of these responses are collusive with neo-liberalism and that a greater attention might be paid to the possibilities of the word "liberal" and to the more democratic implications of certain US initiatives.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Neoliberalism, Democratic Values
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Levine, Glenn S. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2011
This article presents a brief overview of the state of university language education in the United States. Despite the impact of the world economic crisis on university language education in the United States, the profession has not yet been impacted to the extent many believe it has. Current scholarly debates allow for both a sober assessment of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Second Language Instruction, Enrollment Trends, Economic Climate
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Allen, Garth – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2006
This article is a response to recent revealing political attempts to set a political and social function for the Arts through the establishment of performance criteria. A long-standing feature of the historical development of government policy in the UK has been attempts to judge the effectiveness and efficiency of public activity (health,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Public Policy, Art Education, Criteria
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Diamond, Robert M.; Adam, Bronwyn E. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2004
By virtue of their education, training, and experience, college and university faculty are a rich national resource. Opportunities abound for faculty scholars to apply their knowledge and expertise to pressing community and public issues and problems. Yet, narrow definitions of scholarship embedded in higher education practice act as disincentives…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Research