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‘Extension’ in all its Forms

Anne Ockwell and Pollins Harold

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1878, Oxford University supplemented its machinery for the conduct of local examinations when a committee of the Delegates was established to initiate university local lectures. No hint is given ... More


Study at Home

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter takes up the emergence of correspondence education as a means of serving workers and others to whom traditional university education was unavailable.


Mission to the People?

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Universities were elite organizations, but as democracy advanced there were movements to bring them closer to the ‘people’. The British model of university ‘extension’ through lectures for the ... More


‘A Scotch University added to Oxford’ * ? The Non-Collegiate Students

Alan Bullock

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The proposal that students unattached to any college or hall should be allowed to matriculate as members of the university was a product of the campaign for university extension and reform. It had ... More


The Institutionalizing Research University: Rise of the Scientific Tradition

in Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The business school is part of the research university, a twentieth-century invention that established the research profession and professoriate and integrated the values of professional science into ... More


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