The Transformation of the Student Career

The Transformation of the Student Career : University Study in Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

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This study examines the transformation of the structural characteristics and ideological assumptions of university study in these three countries between the mid-1950s and the early more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 400g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138986003
  • 9781138986008

Table of contents

1. INTRODUCTION The Transformation of the Student Career Examining Change 2. CROSS NATIONAL COMPARATIVE ANALYIS Comparative Method Comparative Research: Method and Technique Context of Analysis Steps and Procedures in the Comparative Method Setting up a Framework: Establishing the Components of the Student Career 3. THE IDEOLOGICAL ROOTS OF THE STUDENT CAREER: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PERSONAL IMPERATIVE The Individual as Ideal The Establishment of University Study The Traditional Concept of University Study 4. SWEDEN Academic Study: Traditional Structural Characteristics New Purpose of University Study The Problem of the "Free Faculties" Centralizing Control and Segregating Purposes U63: Challenge to Studiefrihet Towards Comprehensiveness Towards "Total Dimensioning:" The Philosophy of U68 and the 1977 Reforms U68's Ideal and the 1977 Reforms in Retrospect Reforming the Reforms The Market Metaphor Compartmentalization 5. THE NETHERLANDS University Study A Challenge to Studievrijheid An Appeal to New Norms Two Phases of Academic Education Redefining Domains and Categories 'Equal but Different' Sectors of the Student Career Compartmentalization of Academic Study The Transformation of the Student Career: Compartmentalization, 'Quality' and 'Studiability' 6. GERMANY Control of Education Access to study Academic Study: Structure, content and goals Post War Reform Efforts 1960s: A Shift Towards Study Reform Cooperative Federalism: Unified Standards The Decade of Study Reform Establishing a Praxis Orientation: Integration or Separation? The Failed Prognosis The Student Career: Towards the 21st Century Studiability: New Efforts at Compartmentalization of the Student Career Continuation of the Status Quo? 7. THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE STUDENT CAREER Compartmentalization of the Concept of Study The Rise of Quality The Balance of Responsibility Towards a European Dimension of the Student Career Quality: A Shift in Focus Change and Reform in Retrospectshow more