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Higher education as self-formation.

Author: Simon Marginson
Publisher: London : UCL Institute of Education Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Higher education can be understood as a process of self-formation that enables the student to become more self-determining. But how does this idea play out today's high-participation HE systems? They have made educated human capabilities more widespread, yet the opportunities to use them seem to be shrinking as societies become more unequal.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marginson, Simon.
Higher education as self-formation.
London : UCL Institute of Education Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Marginson
ISBN: 9781782772385 1782772383
OCLC Number: 1024254185
Description: 1 online resource (31 pages)
Contents: Cover; Biography; Higher education as self-formation; Agency freedom; Self-cultivation; Social formation; Other explanations; Conclusions; References.

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Higher education can be understood as a process of self-formation that enables the student to become more self-determining. But how does this idea play out today's high-participation HE systems? They have made educated human capabilities more widespread, yet the opportunities to use them seem to be shrinking as societies become more unequal.

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