n South African Journal of Higher Education - Higher education quality assurance in South Africa widens democracy or not? Response to Anneke Venter's article : student involvement and empowerment in quality assurance in distance education in South Africa

Volume 20, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1011-3487



In this response I argue that the notion of quality is embedded in the tension between powerful patterns of inherited epistemic and symbolic understanding and the dynamic of the creative, imaginative moments of understanding and design. This would take the idea of co-producer / creator of knowledge beyond the boundaries of (re)packaging commodities for the knowledge market as it would also be located in the disciplinary patterns of knowledge domains.

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