On the 27th April the initiative was delighted to host a public lecture delivered by Professor Walter McMahon, eminent economist and educationalist from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Higher Learning - Greater Good: Identifying and Valuing the Non-Market Private and Social Benefits of HIgher Education
Professor McMahon spoke about his work in developing a new approach to assessing the wider impact of higher education . His recent book Higher Learning-Greater Good: The Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education (John Hopkins University Press 2009) was awarded 'Best Book in Education 2010 by the Professional Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.
The lecture was recorded in its entirety and is available on videostream. Click here to view.
NOTICE FOR LECTURE BELOW
OPEN PUBLIC LECTURE - All Welcome
Higher Learning Greater Good:
Identifying and Valuing the Non-Market Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education
Guest Speaker: Walter McMahon, Professor of Economics and Professor of Education Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date and Time : Tuesday 27th April 2010 at 6pm
Pre-Lecture Tea and Coffee available from 5.30pm
Lecture 6pm to 7pm
Post-lecture reception 7pm - 7.30pm
Venue: University of Strathclyde
Court Senate Suite, Collins Building, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XQ
For an online map of the venue see: http://www.strath.ac.uk/maps/collinsbuilding/
Please reserve your place ( numbers are limited by the venue) by completing the online registration form.