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Since the Middle Ages, universities have displayed impressive resourcefulness in their ability to adapt to the changing dynamics and demands of their times. But in the last fifty years, the landscape of higher education - with the emergence of online and mass education, skyrocketing tuition, and a controversial system for ranking institutions - has begun evolving so rapidly and profoundly that the concept of the university now needs to be rethought. This book explores the future of modern higher education by looking at it on a global scale. Bert van der Zwaan compares European developments with those taking place in North America and Asia to argue that the phoenix of an entirely new type of university will rise from the ashes of the classical system: less tied to buildings and set locations, the new university will embed itself more deeply in society by offering innovative forms of digital knowledge and making customized teaching available on demand. A timely discussion of a topic whose worldwide impact continues to grow, this is essential reading for anyone concerned about the state of higher education - both for today's students and in the decades to come.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Preface
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  1. Introduction: A sinking ship?
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  1. Part 1 – Ancient problems and modern dilemmas
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  1. 1. The idea of a university
  2. pp. 19-30
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  1. Part 1. Ancient problems and modern dilemmas
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  1. 2. A history of secularization and democratization
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  1. 1. The idea of a university
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  1. 3. Grappling with change
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  1. 2. A history of secularization and democratization
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  1. 4. Rising costs, selection and government in retreat
  2. pp. 55-66
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  1. 3. Grappling with change
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  1. 5. On size, bureaucracy and distrust
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  1. 4. Rising costs, selection and governments in retreat
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  1. 6. The successes and failures of the entrepreneurial university
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  1. 5. On size, bureaucracy and distrust
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  1. 7. Under the spell of production and quality
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  1. 6. The successes and failures of the entrepreneurial university
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  1. Part 2 – The key factors in the coming decades
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  1. 8. The key trends
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  1. Part 2. The key factors in the coming decades
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  1. 9. The economy determines the future
  2. pp. 115-124
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  1. 8. The key trends
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  1. 10. Urbanization and global knowledge hubs in 2040
  2. pp. 125-134
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  1. 9. The economy determines the future
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  1. 11. Information technology as a disruptive force
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  1. 10. Urbanization and global knowledge hubs in 2040
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  1. 12. Digital or campus teaching?
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  1. 11. Information technology as a disruptive force
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  1. 13. The labour market and lifelong learning
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  1. 12. Digital or campus teaching?
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  1. 14. The civic university
  2. pp. 157-164
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  1. 13. The labour market and lifelong learning
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  1. Part 3 – Contours of the university of the future
  1. 14. The civic university
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  1. 15. Quid durat?
  2. pp. 167-174
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  1. Part 3. Contours of the university of the future
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  1. 16. The need for legitimization
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  1. 15. Quid durat?
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  1. 17. Old and new core values
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  1. 16. The need for legitimization
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  1. 18. The government and the higher education system of the future
  2. pp. 195-204
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  1. 17. Old and new core values
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  1. 19. The global university and the knowledge ecosystem of the future
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  1. 18. The government and the higher education system of the future
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  1. 20. How will the comprehensive research university survive?
  2. pp. 215-226
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  1. 19. The global university and the knowledge ecosystem of the future
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  1. 21. The curriculum of the future
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  1. 20. How will the comprehensive research university survive?
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  1. Conclusion: the transition to 2040
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  1. 21.The curriculum of the future
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  1. Bibliography
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  1. Conclusion: the transition to 2040
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048535163
Related ISBN
9789462984509
MARC Record
OCLC
1112363480
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-18
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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