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Alternative universities : speculative design for innovation in higher education

Author: David J Staley
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can we re-envision the university? Too many examples of what passes for educational innovation today - MOOCs especially - focus on transactions, on questions of delivery. In Alternative Universities, David J. Staley argues that modern universities suffer from a poverty of imagination about how to reinvent themselves. Anyone seeking innovation in higher education today should concentrate instead, he says, on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Staley
ISBN: 9781421427423 1421427427
OCLC Number: 1090501710
Description: 1 online resource (148 pages)
Contents: Part I. Organization. Platform university ; Microcollege ; The humanities think tank ; Interlude : The university of beauty --
Part II. Apprenticeship. Nomad university ; The liberal arts college ; Interlud : Superager university --
Part III. Technology. Interface University ; Interlude : Technology university --
Part IV. Attributes. The university of the body ; The institute for advanced play ; Polymath university ; Future university ; Conclusion : existential crisis and existential possibilities.
Responsibility: David J. Staley.

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Pairing a critique tempered to our current moment with an explanation of how change and disruption might contribute to a new "golden agefor higher education, Alternative Universities is an audacious  Read more...

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