Tackling inequality through quality: a comparative case study exploring university teachers' views

Abbas, Andrea and McLean, Monica (2010) Tackling inequality through quality: a comparative case study exploring university teachers' views. In: Global inequalities and higher education: whose interests are we serving? Universities in the 21st Century . Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0230223516

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Abstract

This chapter analyses interviews with teachers in differently ranked universities to explore whether there are differences in their views and practices about how to teach students sociology. A Bernsteinian analysis of the data challenges the hierarchies associated with universities and what they offer.

Additional Information:This chapter analyses interviews with teachers in differently ranked universities to explore whether there are differences in their views and practices about how to teach students sociology. A Bernsteinian analysis of the data challenges the hierarchies associated with universities and what they offer.
Keywords:Bernstein, league tables, inequality, quality
Subjects:X Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Education
ID Code:7760
Deposited On:28 Feb 2013 14:17

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