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No place to learn : why universities aren't working

Author: T C Pocklington; Allan Tupper
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguing that too much emphasis is placed on specialized research and too little on teaching, this book contends that students seeking higher education in Canada are being short-changed.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T C Pocklington; Allan Tupper
ISBN: 0774808780 9780774808781 0774808799 9780774808798
OCLC Number: 48373284
Description: 220 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. No place to learn --
ch. 2. The Canadian university : from college to knowledge factory --
ch. 3. Universities in action : a day in the life --
ch. 4. University teaching --
ch. 5. Research and reflective inquiry : competing principles --
ch. 6. Teaching and research at Canadian universities : the myth of mutual enrichment --
ch. 7. Ethics in Canadian universities --
ch. 8. Universities in business : issues and prospects --
ch. 9. Pseudo-problems and pseudo-solutions --
10. Real problems, real solutions.
Responsibility: Tom Pocklington and Allan Tupper.

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