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by G. R. Evans

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0335201946
Author:
G. R. Evans
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Education
Language:
English
Publisher:
Open Univ Pr (February 1, 1999)
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242 pages
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Gillian Evans examines how far the traditional purposes of the universities are still relevant to their encounters with the .

Gillian Evans examines how far the traditional purposes of the universities are still relevant to their encounters with the changed priorities of the modern world. Increasingly, it seems, academia is expected to engage with the 'real world'. The bones of this book are briefly set out. Universities are there to teach students and award degrees; and society needs a qualified workforce. Questia is operated by Cengage Learning.

Evans is a Cambridge Fellow who is the Public Policy Secretary of the Council for Academic Freedom and Academic Standards. She has thirty years' experience of teaching in HE and substantial 'case experience'. Jaswinder Gill is a leading solicitor specialising in student cases and is currently acting for 4 former students of South Thames College in their action for ?500,000 of compensation.

Individual chapters address: values and the world of scholarship, academic freedom and professional ethics, value for money, and the public interest.

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ISBN 9780335201952 (978-0-335-20195-2) Hardcover, Open Univ Pr, 1999. Learn More at LibraryThing. Evans at LibraryThing.

The very purpose of universities is being called into question by recent changes in the ways they are run and funded, the way their standards are maintained, and the assumptions upon which they do their teaching and research. Calling big institutions to account is not easy. It takes a sharp eye for detail and both boldness and persistence on the part of the whistleblower. But it is important that universities should be accountable, and Calling Academia to Account explores this issue comprehensively.