Andrea Vargiu

Andrea Vargiu
Università degli Studi di Sassari | UNISS · Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche e Sociali

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Introduction
President of the MA Course in Social work and Social policies. Director of the FOIST Laboratory for Social Policies and Formative Processes. Main research interests: Participation; Public engagement with research; Responsible research and innovation; Higher Education institutions and systems; Active citizenship; Civil society and third sector; Social policies; Knowledge production and sharing. Methodology: Action research; Community Based Research; Evaluation; Social network analysis.

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Publications (17)
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Le riflessioni di seguito riportate sono frutto del lavoro del tavolo virtuale sul tema “L’educazione al tempo dell’incertezza”, che ha visto la partecipazione di esponenti della comunità scientifica ed educante italiana. Il tavolo virtuale si è svolto il 5 maggio 2020 nell’ambito dell’iniziativa ” Officina 2020: Educazione e Futuri ”, organizzata...
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Universities’ community engagement is confronted with growing pressure from increased competition and marketisation of knowledge, along with widespread adoption of New Public Management measures. This context is notably challenging for forms of engagement that are based on such principles and practices as cooperation, knowledge democracy and public...
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This special contribution to the GUNI World Higher Education Report 7 focuses on Integrating the SDGs in Higher Education. There are five sections in this collection; the opening section provides arguments as to why Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) need to engage with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It demonstrates practical ways in w...
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This is Deliverable 6.3 of the EnRRICH Project, concerning main lessons learned and main recommendations emerging from formative evaluation activities of the project. EnRRICH is Horizon 2020 Project on Enhancing Responsible Research and Innovation in Higher Education Curricula. The deliverable also points out main challenges and recommendations.
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The expression "third mission" is generally used to refer to universities’ direct and indirect contribution to society. Some authors maintain the idea that a relevant aspect of third mission concerns public engagement of universities. Relevance and visibility of institutions’ as well as scholars’ public engagement is connected with the possibility...
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Vorrei fare alcune considerazioni, in particolare rispetto alla questione della valutazione, della quale oggi si è parlato a più riprese e cui il sistema della didattica e della ricerca universitaria in Italia è ormai sottoposto da alcuni anni. Rispetto a questa materia, è possibile intravedere evoluzioni future di esito dubbio: ciò che pare si vad...
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Diversity can be dealt with as to its theoretical and conceptual as well as operational definition. Some methodological and procedural remarks about diversity among people involved in participatory action research must be also pointed out. It is well known that peculiar research approach aims at modifying the observed situation, particularly throug...
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L'interesse crescente e la sempre più diffusa adozione di pratiche di valutazione in ambito accademico non possono essere compresi a fondo se non contestualizzati nei più ampi processi di mutamento che - in particolare negli ultimi decenni - stanno interessando i sistemi universitari nel mondo, in Europa e, conseguentemente, nel nostro Paese. Il d...
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The following considerations arise from confrontations among the researchers involved in activities carried out by the FOIST Laboratory for Social Policies and Formative Processes, directed by Prof. Alberto Merler: a laboratory of the Department of Economy, Institutions and Society (DEIS) in the University of Sassari (Italy). In 2007, the FOIST Lab...

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