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Academic Life and Labour in the New University

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What does it mean to be an academic today? What kinds of experiences do students have, and how are they affected by what they learn? Why do so many students and their teachers feel like frauds? Can we learn to teach and research in ways that foster hope and deflate pretension? Academic Life and Labour in the New University: Hope and Other Choices addresses these big questions, discussing the challenges of teaching and researching in the contemporary university, the purpose of research and its fundamental value, and the role of the academy against the background of major changes to nature of the university itself.

This copy is in very good condition but does have some annotations on the inside of the front cover

Item details

Author(s):
Barcan, Ruth
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1409436217
ISBN-13:
9781409436218
Number of pages:
249
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Company

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What does it mean to be an academic today? What kinds of experiences do students have, and how are they affected by what they learn? Why do so many students and their teachers feel like frauds? Can we learn to teach and research in ways that foster hope and deflate pretension? Academic Life and Labour in the New University: Hope and Other Choices addresses these big questions, discussing the challenges of teaching and researching in the contemporary university, the purpose of research and its fundamental value, and the role of the academy against the background of major changes to nature of the university itself.

This copy is in very good condition but does have some annotations on the inside of the front cover

Author(s):
Barcan, Ruth
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1409436217
ISBN-13:
9781409436218
Number of pages:
249
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Company

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