Study, Power and the University
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BeschreibungThis book highlights the effects of power within the higher educational process, and argues that in order to understand the student experience we have to take seriously the institution as a context for learning.It considers key questions such as:
- Why is the student experience of higher education sometimes negative or restricted?
- How does power operate within the institution?
- What are the forces that limit or enable student agency?
- How can institutions of higher education create conditions which best support more enabling forces?
InhaltsverzeichnisChapter 1Introduction Part 1 The Student Experience Chapter 2 Student Approaches to Learning Chapter 3The Experience of Being a Student Part 2The Institution as a Context for LearningChapter 4Context and Power Chapter 5The Economic and Social Function of Higher Education Chapter 6The Institutionalization of Time, Space, Activity and the SelfChapter 7Learning as Discursive PracticeChapter 8The Special Case of AssessmentPart 3Possible Futures: Concentration or DifferentiationChapter 9Concentration: The Self and the Limiting Forces of the InstitutionChapter 10Differentiation: The Enabling Forces of the Institution
PortraitSarah J. Mann is Senior Lecturer in the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Glasgow. She is head of the Academic Development Unit and is responsible for the MEd in Academic Practice.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OPEN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2008
Seitenanzahl: 178 Seiten