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Author Markwell, Don.

Title 'A large and liberal education' : higher education for the 21st century / Donald Markwell
Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing & Trinity College, The University of Melbourne, 2007
North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing & Trinity College, The University of Melbourne, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  378.94 Mar/Lal  DUE 14-11-19
Description x, 326 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Contents Pt I: Ideals and issues. Issues in global higher education ; Undergraduate education for the 21st century ; Education for our times ; Improving teaching and learning in universities ; Student engagement ; Some visions of collegiate education ; The fellowship of friends: Sir James Darling and cthe college ideal ; John Henry Newman and the denominational university college today ; A college within a university: a dynamic partnership ; Making a difference: challenges to students ; Gender equality and cultural diversity: a new era ; Educational philanthropy ; Engaging with Asia ; Indigenous education ; 'And who is my neighbour?' -- Pt II: Exemplars. Valentine Alexa Leeper: scholar, controversialist, and benefactor ; Dame Elisabeth Murdoch and Michael Thwaites: Fellows of Trinity College ; Sir Zelman Cowen: a public life ; Robin Sharwood: 'the marriageof usefulness and elegance' ; Evan Burge: the scholar-priest as College warden ; A.G.L. Shaw: the historian as Dean ; Sally Walker: the lawyer as Vice-chancellor ; Justice Susan Crennan and liberal education ; Loane Skene and medico-legal ethics ; Pip Pattison and the Emperor of Japan ; Richard Larkins: integrity and humanity ; Derek Denton: the hunger for salt and the thirst for beer ; Susan Lim: 'spirit of the 21st century' ; Denise Ackermann and Laurie Ackermann: fighters against aparthied ; Sir Adam Roberts: man of peace in a world of conflict
Summary "This book seeks to develop a vision for higher education for the 21st century focussed especially, but not exclusively, on high-quality liberal education for undergraduates in a learning community rich in both classroom and extra-curricular engagement." --introd
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject College teaching -- Australia.
Education, Higher -- Australia -- Case studies.
Education, Higher -- Australia.
Education, Higher.
Educators -- Australia.
Universities and colleges -- Australia.
Universities and colleges.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Trinity College (University of Melbourne)
LC no. 2007701553
ISBN 9781740971508 (paperback)
Other Titles Higher education for the twenty-first century