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The limits of competence: knowledge, higher education and society

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The limits of competence: knowledge, higher education and society
Title
The limits of competence: knowledge, higher education and society
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the new version of "competence" in higher education, the key question is not: "What do students understand?", but "What can students do?". This book develops an alternative view, suggesting that the university curricula might, instead, offer an education for life
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UkLiU
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1947-
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Barnett, Ronald
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
SRHE and Open University Press imprint
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  • Education, Higher
  • Education
  • Education, Higher
  • Knowledge, Theory of
Label
The limits of competence: knowledge, higher education and society
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-200) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Knowledge, Higher Education and Society. 1. The Learning Society? 2. A Certain Way of Knowing? 3. We are all Clerks now -- pt. 2. The New Vocabulary. 4. 'Skills' and 'Vocationalism'. 5. 'Competence' and 'Outcomes'. 6. 'Capability' and 'Enterprise' -- pt. 3. The Lost Vocabulary. 7. Understanding. 8. Critique. 9. Interdisciplinarity. 10. Wisdom -- pt. 4. Competence Reconsidered. 11. Two Rival Versions of Competence. 12. Beyond Competence -- The Society for Research into Higher Education
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9780335193417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The limits of competence: knowledge, higher education and society
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-200) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Knowledge, Higher Education and Society. 1. The Learning Society? 2. A Certain Way of Knowing? 3. We are all Clerks now -- pt. 2. The New Vocabulary. 4. 'Skills' and 'Vocationalism'. 5. 'Competence' and 'Outcomes'. 6. 'Capability' and 'Enterprise' -- pt. 3. The Lost Vocabulary. 7. Understanding. 8. Critique. 9. Interdisciplinarity. 10. Wisdom -- pt. 4. Competence Reconsidered. 11. Two Rival Versions of Competence. 12. Beyond Competence -- The Society for Research into Higher Education
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9780335193417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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