Engage with the community

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2010) Engage with the community. New Sunday Times.

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FROM an Ivory Tower to a Trading Tower and now a Human Tower! These are the three major waves that can be ascribed to the evolution of universities in recent times. From being institutions which are isolated and engrossed in academic work for its own sake, universities were suddenly thrust into another role -- to cooperate with industry as a means of transferring their knowledge for commercial use. This task is so dominant that many fear that universities have somewhat been transformed into trading posts where knowledge becomes commodities to be traded.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Pn Sukmawati Muhamad
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2017 02:46
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2017 02:46
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/32435

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