• Afterword 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Earlier this year I attended a conference in Götenburg, Sweden, on integrating language teaching into the disciplines – nothing overtly to do with social justice or the public good. One evening after a long and tiring ...
    • Critical professionalism: a lecturer attribute for troubled times 

      Leibowitz, Brenda; Holgate, David (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Introduction: This chapter describes the research-based project, Critical Professionalism, which gave rise to several of the chapters in this volume. We suggest that the concept of critical professionalism, with its strong ...
    • Equity and access: a curricular perspective 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      Introduction: This chapter is concerned with equity and access to the curriculum, which has been shown by numerous analyses of statistics, as well as experience of those of us who are concerned to improve the state of ...
    • An evaluative framework for a socially just institution 

      Bozalek, Vivienne; Leibowitz, Brenda (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      Introduction: Lindi arrived at a privileged South African university from rural Kwa-Zulu-Natal, having been top of her class most of her life. She suddenly found herself unable to participate as an equal in her new ...
    • Introduction: Reflections on higher education and the public good 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (SUN MeDIA, 2012)
      There is always a potential contribution that higher education can make to the public good. In the twenty-first century specific concerns that require our attention are sustainability and global warming, human mobility and ...
    • Postgraduate study in uncharted territory: a comparative study 

      Leibowitz, Brenda; Wisker, Gina; Lamberti, Pia (SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      INTRODUCTION: Worldwide many mid-career professionals in a variety of professional occupations now undertake PhDs (Kiley 2015). In the UK for example, the drive for post-1992 universities to be more research-active, and ...
    • Towards a pedagogy of possibility: Teaching and learning from a ‘social justice’ perspective 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
      This chapter takes the argument of Waghid (this volume) on higher education as a public good as its starting point and sketches the challenges presented in relation to this, by the educational biographies of learners and ...