Bridging the gap: Managing undergraduate expectations in the humanities and social sciences

By Mike Finn – The background – why expectations must be managed Within British independent secondary schools, the phrase ‘expectations management’ is ubiquitous. These institutions have had the cash nexus1 at their core at least since the major expansion of the UK’s public schools in the mid-Victorian period; they have huge institutional memory when it comes to dealing with the expectations of those who are paying considerable sums of money for their education. British universities, by contrast, have almost no […]

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