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In Defense of American Higher Education

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher & further education,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • United States,
  • Education, Higher,
  • Aims and objectives,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Social aspects,
  • Education,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Higher,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education / Higher

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhilip G. Altbach (Editor), Patricia J. Gumport (Editor), D. Bruce Johnstone (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870707M
    ISBN 100801866553
    ISBN 109780801866555


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In Defense of American Higher Education is a careful analysis of what we have inherited, undertaken with a critical eye for constructive reform.

It will be of interest to anyone concerned about the future of American higher education. You May. At the same time, the authors of these essays also reflect upon the failings of higher education, including problematic historical legacies such as racism, sexism, and anti-semitism.

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It will be of interest to anyone concerned about the future of American higher education. New releases. Explore popular titles in 5(14). In Defense of American Higher Education. J Donald Monan Sj Professor of Higher Education and Director Philip G Altbach, Philip G.

Altbach, Patricia J. Gumport, D. Bruce Johnstone. JHU Press, Sep 5, - Education - pages. 2 Reviews5(2). In Defense of American Higher Education is a careful analysis of what we have inherited, undertaken with a critical eye for constructive reform.

It will be of interest to anyone concerned about the future of American higher : Higher education is expected to meet the demand of changing student demographics, as well as requests for research and service from government and industry.

To preserve the academy's ability to meet these demands, The current era in higher education is characterized by increased need for accountability and fiscal constraint coupled with demands 5.

In Defense of American Higher Education In Defense of American Higher Education, Donald Bruce Johnstone: Editors: J Donald Monan Sj Professor of Higher Education and Director Philip G Altbach, Philip G.

Altbach, Patricia J. Gumport, D. Bruce Johnstone: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: JHU Press, ISBN:Length 35(1). Contributors to this collection assert that radical alterations to the practices that have established and upheld the excellence of higher education in the United States must be considered carefully.

They reflect on the failings of higher education, but note its many strengths. The chapters are: (1)Cited by: In Defense of American Higher Education Introduction Contemporary criticisms of U. higher education tend to overlook valuable enduring legacies.

In this volume we take a different approach, because we are committed to preserving the strengths as well as addressing the weaknesses of the higher education ted Reading Time: 8 In Defense of American Higher Education book. In Defense of American Higher Education: Altbach, Philip G.Gumport, Patricia J.

Johnstone, D. Bruce, Altbach, Philip G. ; Gumport, Patricia J. ; Johnstone, D. Bruce Reviews: 6. In Defense of American Higher Education by Philip G. Altbach,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide5(14).

The great danger facing American higher education is not that too many students are studying the liberal arts. Here are the data. In the 12 academic year, 52 percent of American Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.

The American Association of University Professors on Thursday released a statement In Defense of Knowledge and Higher Education, saying that slogans and superstition are no match for the growing complexity and interconnectedness of todays world. The statement cites Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's past comment that faculty members tell students "what to do, what to say.

American Higher Education: A History. The roots of controversy surrounding higher education in the US extend deep into the past. This original, incisive history goes far in offering a needed sense of perspective on current debates over such issues as access, costs, academic quality, social equity, and curricula5(3).

Chapter 5: The Mass Higher Education to Universal Access: The American Advantage - Martin Trow Chapter 6: Higher Education and Those "Out of Control Costs" - D. Bruce Johnstone. Part Two - Within the Academy Chapter 7: The Liberal Arts and the Role of Elite Higher Education. Higher Education in America is a landmark work - a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nations most respected education experts.

Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths as well as the weaknesses of American higher. This is a book review of: Higher Education in America. Derek Bok. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, pp.

cloth (ISBN ). In our recent book, The Fifth Wave: The Evolution of American Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, ), we advocate managing. In Defense of American Higher Education by Philip G Altbach (Editor), Professor Patricia J Gumport (Editor), Professor D Bruce Johnstone (Editor) starting at In Defense of American Higher Education has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS In Defense of Knowledge and Higher Education (JANUARY ) The following statement, prepared by a subcommittee of the Associations Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, was approved by Committee A in October and adopted by the AAUPs Council in November   Recently, I have authored two books: Degrees and Pedigrees: The Education of America's Top Executives () and Coming to Grips With Higher Education (), both published by.

was an excellent year for books on higher education. Getty. Its that time again, where reviewers recommend the years best books. Inwe had a bevy of excellent books about American. The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students is a book by the philosopher Allan Bloom, in which the author criticizes the "openness" of relativism, in academia and society in general, as leading paradoxically to the great "closing" referenced in the book's title.

In Bloom's view, "openness" undermines critical. Christopher J. Lucas's American Higher Education: A History purports to do just that.

While the book does an admirable job of linking the developments of American higher education with its European origins, more fully integrates marginalized groups than either Rudolph, Veysey, or many other earlier historians, and is compelling on the subject. Book Review - American Higher Education: A History K.

Melear Florida State University Lucas, Christopher J. American higher education: A history. New York: St. Martin's Press. xxi ISBN American Higher Education: A History, by Christopher J.

Lucas is a historical narrative of the. Book Description: Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most respected education experts.

Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths as well as the weaknesses of. [The] book is a formidable, perhaps definitive defense of diversity on American campuses. -James Shapiro, The New York Times Book Review [A] judicious and empirically grounded defence of recent curricular innovations Martha Nussbaums book moves beyond the wars over PC and the curriculum, transcending the terms in which they were.

His book is a sweeping and readable description of how every American can help defend objective truth and free inquiry from threats as far away as Russia and as close as the cellphone. Book.

History of Education Quarterly, reviewing a previous edition "This is a splendid book, by far the best to appear on the subject since the publication of Frederick Rudolph's The American College and University: A History.

John Thelin's work will supplant Rudolph's as the dominant overview of the history of American higher education. At the same time, the authors of these essays also reflect upon the failings of higher education, including problematic historical legacies such as racism, sexism, and anti-semitism.

In Defense of American Higher Education is a careful analysis of what we have inherited, undertaken with a critical eye for constructive reform. Education: Overview Changing Society. From to successive waves of economic and social changes swept across the nation.

Revolutions in transportation, from the canal boom of the s to the rapid spread of railroads, stimulated interregional trade and sparked an unprecedented development of towns and cities. In only percent of the population lived in places of. The same story goes for the purpose of higher education.

For example, the American higher education institutions in the colonial era were established with the purpose of teaching the religious matters to teach children but over the passages of time, political, social, economic, industrial, and technological metamorphosis led to the alternation Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.

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Timothy Terrell is professor of economics at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He is assistant editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and is a Senior Fellow of the Mises Institute. Dwelling in Possibility: The Chronicle of Higher Education (cover story), Ma Alone at the Movies: The American Scholar, Winter, The Zen Ten, in University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center Bulletin, Fall, Michael A.

Olivas is the William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law (Emeritus) at the University of Houston Law Center and Director of the Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance at UH. Fromhe also chaired the UH graduate program in Higher Education. Fromhe served as Associate Dean of the Law Center; he once.

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