Routledge Revivals: The Universities and Education Today (1962): The Lindsay Memorial Lectures given at the University College of North Staffordshire, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Routledge Revivals: The Universities and Education Today (1962)

The Lindsay Memorial Lectures given at the University College of North Staffordshire, 1st Edition

By Herbert Butterfield

Routledge

110 pages

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First published in 1962, this book comprises lectures given in November 1961 to what was then the University College of North Staffordshire. It deals with the aims, rather than the administrative problems of the Universities, to put at the forefront of the reader’s mind the fundamentals of University organisation, structure, and development. Butterfield has in mind the needs of undergraduates, and tries to concentrate attention on that electric contact between teacher and student for the sake of which all our elaborate educational machinery exists. He examines the position of the teacher, the status and function of an academic profession, and the relations between teaching and research.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The University 2. The Academic Profession 3. The Educational Ideal; Appendix

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU001030
EDUCATION / Administration / Higher
EDU002000
EDUCATION / Adult & Continuing Education
EDU015000
EDUCATION / Higher
EDU034000
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General