Volume 31 2010

The Research Mission of Higher Education Institutions outside the University Sector

Striving for Differentiation

Editors:

ISBN: 978-1-4020-9243-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-9244-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Research in Higher Education Institutions Outside the University Sector

  3. Thematic Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 25-44

      The Regional Relevance of Research in Universities of Applied Sciences

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 45-60

      The Relevance of Research for the Improvement of Education and Professional Practice

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 61-76

      Funding for Which Mission? Changes and Ambiguities in the Funding of Universities of Applied Sciences and Their Research Activities

    5. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 77-93

      Transforming Academic Practice: Human Resource Challenges

  4. National Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 97-114

      Research in University Colleges in Belgium

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 115-134

      Czech Republic: Research Required but Not Supported

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 135-154

      ‘We Are a Training and Development Organisation’ – Research and Development in Finnish Polytechnics

    5. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 155-174

      The Role of Research in German Universities of Applied Sciences

    6. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 175-197

      Ireland: The Challenges of Building Research in a Binary Higher Education Culture

    7. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 199-217

      Practice-Oriented Research: The Extended Function of Dutch Universities of Applied Sciences

    8. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 219-236

      Norway: Strong State Support of Research in University Colleges

    9. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 237-255

      Striving for Differentiation: Ambiguities of the Applied Research Mandate in Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 259-271

      Sitting in the Middle: Tensions and Dynamics of Research in UASs

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 273-282