Author(s): Richard Hil
More students than ever before go to university across ANZ, however what they experience is vastly different from just a decade ago...
'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