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The University of Learning : Beyond Quality and Competence - Ference Marton

The University of Learning

Beyond Quality and Competence

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Published: 18th December 2003
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Universities are rarely structured to facilitate learning and when they are, it is often done so in a limited way.
This book looks at the theory and practice of learning and how universities can improve their quality and competence. It tackles the past failure of the quality and competence movements and advocates a move towards 'Universities of Learning'. The authors advocate an integration of elements that are often dealt with separately - theory and practice, teaching and research, and the levels of institution and individual - and handle these dimensions of integration in conjunction with each other.
This new paperback edition will be essential reading for all those who are concerned with improving learning in higher education. It includes an updated preface that takes account of developments since the publication of the hardback edition.

The idea of the university
The constitution of knowledge and the ethics of learning
Quality and qualities
Competence and capabilities
Aims and demands
Learning in teaching
Research as learning
The organization of learning
The university of learning
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ISBN: 9780415334914
ISBN-10: 0415334918
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 18th December 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.75  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1