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Dogmatism Does Not Belong To University Culture

Dogmatism and rigidity in the university are sources of intolerance, authoritarianism and conflict. Moreover, flexibility is not a synonym of weakness; on the contrary, it is a symbol of spiritual fortitude that grows when it rectifies mistakes and discovers its own ignorance.

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Is Higher Education Centered on the Student or the Faculty?

FROM ACADEMIC ETHOS TO ADMINISTRATIVE ETHOS The academic ethos of universities has changed very little since the Middle Ages until the present. However, there is a significant difference between the origin of universities as social institutions and contemporary universities. At first, their structure was more informal and, contrary to what one might think, more flexible. It […]

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Innovation for Change in Higher Education Management

Innovation in Higher Education Management for Change and Diversifying Internal and External Financing Sources Funds may not only be acquired through obtaining material goods or implementing external financing mechanisms. There are also internal sources of funding that stem from the efficiency, effectiveness and appropriateness of the institution itself. Endeavors such as new ways of focusing […]

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From Terminal Degrees In Higher Education To Lifelong Learning

The most relevant and controversial issue facing the university is one of its «raisons d’être»: formation, the teaching-learning process. The English word ‘formation’ – among other meanings – indicates ‘the act or process of forming’ or ‘the shaping or developing of something’. The word ‘formative’ means ‘having influence in forming or developing’. Similarly, I use the term […]

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What Is The Purpose Of Higher Education – Knowledge Or Utility?

What is the purpose of higher education – knowledge or utility? Such question encourages a false dichotomy since both are needed for people’s genuine education; never one at the expense of the other. Higher education institutions, primarily universities, must have a two-pronged approach in the search for knowledge, to develop the highest degree of creative […]

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Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers are more --Bob Talvert

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