Entrepreneurialism and critical pedagogy : reinventing the higher education curriculum
Lambert, Cath, Parker, Andrew and Neary, Mike, 1956-. (2007) Entrepreneurialism and critical pedagogy : reinventing the higher education curriculum. Teaching in Higher Education, Vol.12 (No.4). pp. 525-537. ISSN 1356-2517Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13562510701415672
This paper presents an analysis of the ways in which UK higher education (HE) has become increasingly commercialised and commodified in the post-1980s. It critiques the strategies adopted by successive UK governments to reinvigorate the relationship between educational and economic life, and to facilitate a more corporate and entrepreneurial spirit within the academy in line with the pressures of a 'knowledge-based economy'. Arguing for a more critical exploration of teaching and learning within HE, the paper presents evidence from work carried out by the Reinvention Centre for Undergraduate Research, a Centre for Excellence in Teaching in Learning (CETL) which adopts a research-based learning approach to teaching and learning at undergraduate level.' Within the context of ongoing debates surrounding the relationship between teaching, learning and research in UK HE, the paper advocates a reinvention of curriculum design through an engagement with the broader principles of critical pedagogy, and in so doing, presents a critical engagement with the commercialisation of HE.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Teaching in Higher Education|
|Number of Pages:||13|
|Page Range:||pp. 525-537|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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