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Higher Education, Welfare States and Austerity: Pressures on Competing Public Institutions

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Both welfare states and universities are currently changing under adverse financial conditions caused by an array of interrelated and mutually reinforcing forces, and their long-term financial sustainability is at stake across Europe...

Complex Games of Standardization in Higher Education: Calculemus

Paolo Landri

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Paolo Landri is Senior Researcher in the Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies at the National Research Council (IRPPS-CNR), Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rosaria Lumino

Rosaria Lumino

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Roberto Serpieri

Roberto Serpieri

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Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter is a work of shared authorship. For the purpose of identifying individual contributions, the introductory section was written by Roberto Serpieri; the section on the standardization of higher education in Europe by Paolo...

The Deweyan community college

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction The central premise of this essay is that the American community college has reached a crossroads. Since the 1947 Truman Commission Report, community...

Learning teaching ‘from experience’

Viv Ellis

Viv Ellis is Professor and Head of Education at Brunel University, London, UK, and a Visiting Professor at Bergen University College, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Janet Orchard

Janet Orchard is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Bristol, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Learning Teaching from Experience : Multiple Perspectives and International Contexts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction What do teachers learn ‘on the job’? And how, if at all, do they learn from ‘experience’? This book presents research-based perspectives from Europe and North America on perhaps the central problem in policy-making...

Government, Policy, and the Role of the State in Higher Education (Japan)

Robert Aspinall

Robert Aspinall is Professor and Chair of Academic Affairs at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Government policies As a result of the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Council on Educational Reform established by Prime Minister Nakasone, the University Council was set up in 1987 (Schoppa 1991: 238–239). It subsequently issued several...

Historical Context of Higher Education (Turkey)

Hakan Dedeoglu

Hakan Dedeoglu is an associate professor at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nergiz Kardas Isler

Nergiz Kardas Isler is a research assistant at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Changes in HE over time The history of Turkish higher education is strictly linked to the many independent states that were established centuries ago by Turks. The “Medresses,” the forerunner of higher education institutions, were...

The relationship between democracy and education

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Two broad considerations justify examining the work of John Dewey in a search for a new normative vision for American community colleges. First, over the last 25 years, discussion about...

Internationalization and Globalization: Implications for Higher Education Learning and Teaching

International Perspectives on Higher Education : Challenging Values and Practice

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction In the Introduction, Kerry noted the controversy associated with the concepts of globalization and internationalization held by some academics in universities. In this chapter we explore the values embedded...

Dewey and the Great Depression

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Dewey's publication of The Public and its Problems in 1927 added another substantial volume to his bookshelf...

Historical Context in Higher Education (Canada)

Melody Viczko

Melody Viczko is Assistant Professor at Western University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Changes in higher education over time The history of Canadian higher education (HE) is linked to its colonial past, with the first formal institutions emerging from religious ministries in early French and British colonial times. Scholars...