This series addresses key themes within the area of philosophy and social theory of higher education. International in both appeal and scope, it uses cutting-edge research to inform an understanding of both the place of higher education in the world and the many challenges that the world is facing. Volumes examine policy and practical issues including, for example, internationalisation, institutional leadership, and learning in the digital era as well as more conceptual and theoretical issues such as ethics, wellbeing, the societal value and impact of research, higher education as a set of ‘public goods’ and what it is to design a university in a globalised world. Written by leading experts in the field, the books within this series have four key aims:
By Maggi Savin-Baden
October 27, 2023
This book explores the purpose, role and function of the university and examines the disconnection between students’ approaches to learning and university strategy. It centres on the idea that it is vital to explore what counts as a university in the twenty-first century, what it is for, and for ...
By Søren S.E. Bengtsen, Ryan Evely Gildersleeve
April 26, 2022
Transformation of the University imagines preferable futures for the university, building hope for the institution’s necessary transformation. It transcends old criticisms and presents fresh ideas on how the institution might be conceived, organised and put into practice while safeguarding that ...