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Learners and organizations: competing patterns of risk, trust, and responsibility.

Land, R.

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L. Leišytė
Editor

U. Wilkesmann
Editor

Abstract

This chapter attempts to addresses one of the central concerns of this volume, namely how discernible trends in teaching and learning might change organizational structures and behaviours. The principal research question of this chapter is to consider how shifts towards a corporatist consumer discourse of learning, arising from intensified global competitiveness, combined with a changed tempo of organizational life driven by technological speed, are creating tensions within traditional modes of organization of teaching and learning.

Online Publication Date Apr 14, 2016
Publication Date 2016-04
Deposit Date May 3, 2016
Publisher Routledge
Pages 151-168
Book Title Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education: Teaching, learning, and identities
Chapter Number 8
DOI https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315693729
Public URL https://durham-repository.worktribe.com/output/1642853