Australian universities: a portrait of decline


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Author: Meyers, Donald


In this book, the author draws on his personal observations, discussions and thoughts to examine and critique the effects of reform on the tertiary education sector in Australia over the past two to three decades. In the first two chapters, the methods used to implement these changes are summarised. Chapter three attempts to provide an overview of the administrative landscape in which tertiary education is delivered. The following two chapters examine the transformation of the academic/student relationship from one of master/apprentice to retailer/customer and the role of educationalists...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: University; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Policy analysis; Critical analysis; Institutional administration; Student teacher relationship

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: AUPOD, 2012

Physical description: iv, 169 p.

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ISBN: 9780646577746

Resource type: Book

Rights: Copyright Donald Meyers 2012. This book is copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission.

Document number: TD/TNC 108.1493

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