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Higher education: discipline or field of study?

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Higher education : discipline or field of study? / Tight, M.

In: Tertiary Education and Management, 01.12.2020, p. 415–428.

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abstract = "Higher education, or more strictly higher education studies, is sometimes referred to as a discipline, though it is more often referred to as a field, sector or area for study. But what is a discipline and does higher education studies, at its current state of development, qualify as one? This article re-considers these matters and comes to some conflicting conclusions. The issue of whether higher education studies is, or is not, a discipline should probably, therefore, be regarded as still open for debate. {\textcopyright} 2020, The Author(s).",
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