Whackademia

Whackademia

An Insider's Account of the Troubled University

eBook - 2012
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Australian universities are not happy places. Despite the shiny rhetoric of excellence, quality, innovation and creativity, universities face a barrage of criticism over claims of declining standards, decreased funding, compromised assessment, increased vocationalism, overburdened academics and never-ending reviews and restructures. In a scathing insider exposé, Dr. Richard Hil lifts the lid on a higher education system that's corporatised beyond recognition, steeped in bureaucracy and dominated by marketing and PR imperatives rather than intellectual pursuit. Fearless, ferocious and often fun.
Publisher: Sydney : New South, 2012.
ISBN: 9781742245867
1742245862
9781742243474
1742243479
9781742241364
1742241360
Characteristics: 1 online resource (240 p.)

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