University-Community Relations in the UK - Kagan, Carolyn; Diamond, John
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This book examines and analyses the complex and contradictory relationships between Higher Education Institutions in England and their local communities within a wider political and policy context. It provides an overview of the UK university system which has a long tradition of a mixed pattern of relationships with communities. The book critically explores the academic spheres of teaching and learning, third stream activities and research, showing how the ways in which different initiatives supported by national policy and funding bodies have shaped the relationship universities have with…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book examines and analyses the complex and contradictory relationships between Higher Education Institutions in England and their local communities within a wider political and policy context. It provides an overview of the UK university system which has a long tradition of a mixed pattern of relationships with communities. The book critically explores the academic spheres of teaching and learning, third stream activities and research, showing how the ways in which different initiatives supported by national policy and funding bodies have shaped the relationship universities have with their communities as well as the opportunities and challenges institutions now face to develop and transform these relationships.
  • Produktdetails
  • Rethinking University-Community Policy Connections
  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan / Springer International Publishing / Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-030-12986-6
  • 1st ed. 2019
  • Seitenzahl: 240
  • Erscheinungstermin: 14. August 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 210mm x 148mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 320g
  • ISBN-13: 9783030129866
  • ISBN-10: 3030129861
  • Artikelnr.: 59774923
Autorenporträt
Carolyn Kagan is Professor Emerita of Community Social Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University, UK.
John Diamond is Professor and Associate Dean for Knowledge Exchange and Innovation in the Faculty of Education, Edge Hill University, UK.
Inhaltsangabe
1. Foundations of University-Community Engagement
2. The Evolution of University-Community Engagement
3. Massification of Higher Education and the Nature of the Student Population
4. Marketisation, Teaching, Learning and the Student experience
5. From Knowledge Transfer to Public Engagement
6. The Power of Research Quality Assessments in Shaping Research Agendas
7. The Impact Agenda and Beyond
8. Involving the Publics in Research
9. Conclusion: From University-Community to Community-University Engagement