The Future of the Post-Massified University at the Crossroads : Restructuring Systems and Functions

The modern university started as an innovative model - a research-driven teaching and service model in the 19th century -, but the contemporary university is in a crisis of identity. The major challenge is how to harmonize different missions, e.g., teaching, research, and service. The triple functio...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Shin, Jung Cheol (Editor), Teichler, Ulrich (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Knowledge Studies in Higher Education
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The modern university started as an innovative model - a research-driven teaching and service model in the 19th century -, but the contemporary university is in a crisis of identity. The major challenge is how to harmonize different missions, e.g., teaching, research, and service. The triple function has become questionable and research now dominates the other two functions in contemporary higher education. This book takes a step towards further academic and policy discussions on the restructuring the triple functions of university and designing the future of the post-massified university
Physical Description:XV, 255 p. 22 illus., 18 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319015231