Academic work in the twenty-first century: changing roles and policies


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Author: Coaldrake, Peter; Stedman, Lawrence

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Australia. Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Higher Education Division


The purpose of this paper is to consider the implications of the changing higher education landscape for the policies and practices governing the work of staff within universities. It is set out in four parts. The first outlines the nature of the changes affecting higher education, particularly those changes that impact on academic work. The second examines some of the implications. One of these aspects, the relationship between teaching and research, is then considered in more detail. Finally the paper provides some possible policy responses and offers some speculations on how academic...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Teaching and learning; Research; Providers of education and training; Higher education

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Higher Education Division, 1999

Physical description: v, 35 p.

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ISBN: 0642239274

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 1.119

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