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Universities - in need of continual change and reform?

Olerup, Agneta LU (2003) If Reform of University Science Education is the Answer - What were the Questions. In If Reform of University Science Education is the Answer - What were the Questions? p.11-89
Abstract
During the last few decades interdependencies between univrsities and the surrounding society have multiplied, making universities increasingly dependent on their environments. The number of of demands on and requirements of univesities from various sectors in society hav enot only grown in number but are also changing more quickly. This development affects universities which need increased flexibility and adaptability both in their overall government and contro, and in their organizational strucutre (i.e. schools and departments). Furthermore it has important implications for study programmes and curricula, which need to provide not only knowledge in relevant scientific disciplines but also trianing in abilities or skills required in... (More)
During the last few decades interdependencies between univrsities and the surrounding society have multiplied, making universities increasingly dependent on their environments. The number of of demands on and requirements of univesities from various sectors in society hav enot only grown in number but are also changing more quickly. This development affects universities which need increased flexibility and adaptability both in their overall government and contro, and in their organizational strucutre (i.e. schools and departments). Furthermore it has important implications for study programmes and curricula, which need to provide not only knowledge in relevant scientific disciplines but also trianing in abilities or skills required in working-life. (Less)
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universities, flexibility, adaptability, working-life abilities, working-life skills
in
If Reform of University Science Education is the Answer - What were the Questions?
editor
Carter, Jessica M H Grund; Eriksen, Katrine; Horst, Sebastian and Troelsen, Rie Popp
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11 - 89
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Centre for Science Education, University of Copenhagen
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If Reform of University Science Education is the Answer - What were the Questions.
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English
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