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Universities and colleges, a very short introduction, David Palfreyman and Paul Temple

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Summary
This text looks at the role of the university in a social and economic context, as a repository of knowledge and a site for instruction. It considers how universities are founded, funded, governed, lead, and managed, how the advent of increased fees has affected their relationship with students, and what is in the future for higher education
Table Of Contents
The enduring idea and changing ideal of the university -- What do universities and colleges do? -- Global patterns of higher education -- How universities and colleges work -- Students: getting in, getting on, getting out -- Working in universities and colleges: more than just a job? -- Futures for the university and college
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Previously issued in print: 2017
Physical Description
1 online resource, illustrations.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780191820717

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