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Creativity and Academic ActivismInstituting Cultural Studies$
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Meaghan Morris and Mette Hjort

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139392

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.001.0001

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The Assessment Game

The Assessment Game

On Institutions That Punch Above Their Weight, and Why the Quality of the Work Environment Also Matters

(p.67) 4 The Assessment Game
Creativity and Academic Activism

Mette Hjort

Hong Kong University Press

In this chapter, the write would like to argue that the universities, increasingly required to demonstrate their relevance to society, their fitness for purpose, and their ability to justify the allocation of public monies to their sector, they have become more or less willing players in a high-stakes game called Assessment. She discusses variants on the game of Assessment such as quality assurance and research assessment exercises.

Keywords:   academics, creativity, assessment, institutional culture, community engagement

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