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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

Four Volume Set
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May 2020 | 2 000 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Higher Education is in a state of ferment. People are seriously discussing whether the medieval ideal of the university as being excellent in all areas makes sense today, given the number of universities that we have in the world.  Student fees are changing the orientation of students to the system.  The high rate of non repayment of fees in the UK is provoking difficult questions about whether the current system of funding makes sense.  There are disputes about the ratio of research to teaching, and further discussions about the international delivery of courses. 

Key features

With over 600 signed entries, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education demonstrates the impact higher education has had on global economies and universities across the world. 
Topics include:
students burdened with higher tuition fees
departments expected to produce courses and research that have clear and demonstrable social impact
what the university is and how it meets social and business requirements
This encyclopedia touches on all aspects of higher education through: 
key concepts
schools of thought on higher education
role of universities
As an interdisciplinary field, these volumes will prove to be an essential resource for students and researchers in education, sociology, politics and other related fields across the humanities and social science disciplines.


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