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Understanding higher education : an introduction for parents, staff, employers, and students

Author: Donald A Bligh; Ian McNay; H G Thomas
Publisher: Exeter, England : Intellect, 1999.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bligh, Donald A.
Understanding higher education.
Exeter, England : Intellect, 1999
(DLC) 00502057
(OCoLC)41659214
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Bligh; Ian McNay; H G Thomas
ISBN: 0585210977 9780585210971
OCLC Number: 44959920
Description: 1 online resource (x, 150 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1 Some Misconceptions 1 --
Chapter 2 What is Higher Education For? 7 --
Chapter 3 How the System Developed 16 --
Chapter 4 Understanding the New Higher Education System 33 --
Chapter 5 Is it Worth Entering Higher Education? 39 --
Chapter 6 Students in the System: access and participation 46 --
Chapter 7 Ways of Learning 61 --
Chapter 8 Assessment of Students 78 --
Chapter 9 Projects and Research 90 --
Chapter 10 What Academic Freedom is, Why it Matters 104 --
Chapter 11 Pressures for Accountability 110 --
Chapter 12 The Government and Finance of Institutions 117 --
Chapter 13 What are Academics Really Like? 126 --
Chapter 14 The Shape of Things to Come 138.
Responsibility: Donald Bligh, Harold Thomas & Ian McNay ; [foreword by Baroness Blackstone].

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