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Publication date: 1 September 2000

Liesl Swogger

Looks at the challenges facing higher education in the future. Highlights the combined problem of unprecedented student demand for places and the acceleration in the retirement of…

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Looks at the challenges facing higher education in the future. Highlights the combined problem of unprecedented student demand for places and the acceleration in the retirement of existing professors that is facing North American higher education. Suggests that this problem has been at least in part addressed through the use of part‐time or adjunct professors. However, it is argued that these models create administrative problems and re not to the advantage of the professors or the standards of education. Explores the tension between academics and university administrators.

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On the Horizon, vol. 8 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1074-8121

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Publication date: 1 September 2000

Cornelia C. Weggen

Highlights the growing trend towards e‐learning and the increased need for universities to accommodate the needs of a busy workforce who are engaged in lifelong learning…

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Highlights the growing trend towards e‐learning and the increased need for universities to accommodate the needs of a busy workforce who are engaged in lifelong learning. Considers the detail of who should own the content of the courses – faculty, the school or the e‐learning partner.

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On the Horizon, vol. 8 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1074-8121

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