ERIC Number: EJ1050996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
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Higher Education as a Field of Study and Research in Europe
Kehm, Barbara M.
European Journal of Education, v50 n1 p60-74 Mar 2015
This article describes the emergence of higher education as a field of research, scholarship and study. In the first part, the meaning of higher education as a field of research is defined contrasting Europe and the US. Then, the institutional basis of higher education research in Europe is analysed (learned societies, institutes and centres, professorships, journals, study programmes). In the second part, the main areas of research and knowledge production are discussed, while the third focuses on the relationships between higher education research, policy and practice. The article ends with sections on future perspectives and conclusions.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Research, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Correlation, Futures (of Society)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States