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Author Elkana, Yehuda, 1934-2012, author.

Title The university in the 21st century : teaching the new Enlightenment at the dawn of the digital age / Yehuda Elkana, Hannes Klöpper ; edited by Marvin Lazerson
Published Budapest : Central European University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The idea of the university -- The aims of the university -- A manifesto for curriculum reform -- The renaissance of rhetoric and meaning -- New curricula and new disciplines -- Rethinking the unity of research and teaching -- Democracy and the philosophy of education -- Doctoral education -- The status quo of technology in higher education -- The university in the digital age
Summary This volume addresses the broad spectrum of challenges confronting the university of the 21st century. Elkana and Klöpper place special emphasis on the questions regarding the very idea and purposes of universities, especially as viewed through curriculum-what is taught-and pedagogy-how it is taught. The ideas recommended here for reform concern especially undergraduate or Bachelor degree programs in all areas of study, from the humanities and social sciences to the natural sciences, the technical fields, law, medicine, and other professions. The core thesis of this book rests on the emergence
Notes The "Publish or Perish" Paradigm and its Effect on the Quality of Teaching
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Education, Higher -- Philosophy.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Education, Higher -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Klöpper, Hannes, author.
Lazerson, Marvin, editor.
ISBN 9633860393