DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2017.02.004
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Tania Stoltz, Ulrich Weger, Marcelo da Veiga

Abstract: Contemporary higher education has been largely defined by the economy and by its capacity to generate employment and income. At no other time has there been such an overwhelming need to review the objectives of higher education. Growing social inequality, despite the progress of science and technology, together with progressive environmental degradation, demand a review of the objective of education aimed merely at gaining knowledge and techniques for adaptation to the world of work. This study aims to discus…

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