, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 96-103
Date: 23 Mar 2012

The corrosive influence of competition, growth, and accountability on institutions of higher education

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Three agendas are at work in higher education that threaten the fundamental purposes and values of universities: competition, growth, and accountability. Instructional design and technology contributes to all three agendas through our emphasis on efficiency in teaching and learning, but could make a stronger contribution to the ideals of the university by attending to quality of teaching and learning and ways to merge research and teaching.