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The Challenge of Scholarship (Key Issues in Higher Education)

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What does scholarship mean?<BR>How has it come to shape the structure of higher education?<BR>What should its role be?<BR>Discussions about the nature and role of scholarship have a long tradition, from Aristotle to Boyer, and the term is often perceived as complex and ambiguous.<BR>At the same time, determining what 'scholarship' stands for is critical, as it is a concept central to the function of higher education, influencing higher education practice and policy throughout the world.<BR>"The Challenge to Scholarship" is a lively and engaging investigation that seeks to establish what it means to be a scholar and the value of scholarship. It addresses current concerns and tensions including the scholarship of teaching and the relationship between teaching and research.<BR>Gill Nicholls gets right to the heart of the debate over scholarship.and declares that a reconceptualization of scholarship within universities is required, outlining the changes involved and the practical implications for higher education institutions of the future.

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ISBN:
9780415335324
Editor:
Byng, Sally
Publisher:
Falmer Press
Editor:
Byng, Sally
Author:
Nicholls, Gill
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Universities and colleges
Subject:
Learning and scholarship
Subject:
College teaching
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Series:
Key Issues in Higher Education
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
162
Dimensions:
9.50x6.28x.60 in. .90 lbs.

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