Selling Students Short

Author(s): Richard Hil

Social Thought

More students than ever before go to university across ANZ, however what they experience is vastly different from just a decade ago...


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'For some years now I've had a gnawing concern that Australia's universities are in trouble - ethically, financially and pedagogically. Richard Hil has convinced me that it's even worse than I feared.' - Ben Eltham, New Matilda and Deakin University.

Richard Hil is Associate Professor, School of Human Services and Social Work, Griffith University, and author of Whackademia: An Insider's Account of the Troubled University.

About the author..Prologue..Introduction: The other side of excellence..1 Brand power..2 The variegated shopper..3 The great student surveyathon..4 Traversing the campus mall..5 Learning in the virtual world..6 A nice little earner..7 Limits to learning..8 The pleasures and perils of a PhD..9 Graduation - now what?..Epilogue: Reclaiming higher education..Acknowledgements..References..Index

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  • : 9781743318898
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : May 2015
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : May 2015
  • : books

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  • : Richard Hil
  • : Paperback
  • : 515
  • : 378.94
  • : 240