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Published: 01 March 2018

144 Pages | 10 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198766131

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Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a wide ranging introduction to the many types of university; from very small operations through the traditional campus to the information technology-enabled "mega-universities"
  • Considers the role of universities in society, and the part they play in our culture and economics
  • Comments on the future of higher education institutions in a digital age of distance learning
  • Discusses the relationship between fee paying students and teaching professors, and the increasing expectations of students as customers
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide