skip to content
American higher education in the twenty-first century : social, political, and economic challenges Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

American higher education in the twenty-first century : social, political, and economic challenges

Author: Philip G Altbach; Patricia J Gumport; Robert O Berdahl
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

An overview of the central issues facing American colleges and universities. It addresses major changes in higher education, especially the influence and incorporation of the technologies and growing  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip G Altbach; Patricia J Gumport; Robert O Berdahl
ISBN: 9780801899058 0801899052 9780801899065 0801899060
OCLC Number: 644019092
Description: vi, 511 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Patterns of higher education development / Philip G. Altbach --
The ten generations of American higher education / Roger L. Geiger --
Autonomy and accountability: who controls academe? / Frank A. Schmidtlein, Robert O. Berdahl --
Academic freedom: past, present, and future / Robert M. O'Neil --
The federal government and higher education / Michael Mumper [and others] --
The states and higher education / Aims C. McGuinness Jr. --
The legal environment: the implementation of legal change on campus / Michael A. Olivas / Benjamin Baez --
The hidden hand: external constituencies and their impact / Fred F. Harcleroad, Judith S. Eaton --
Harsh realities: the professoriate in the twenty-first century / Philip G. Altbach --
College students in changing contexts / Sara Goldrick-Rab, Marjorie A.E. Cook --
Presidents leading: the dynamics and complexities of campus leadership / Peter D. Eckel, Adrianna Kezar --
Financing higher education: who should pay? / D. Bruce Johnstone --
The digital technologies of learning and research / John Willinsky, Gustavo Fischman, Amy Scott Metcalfe --
Graduate education and research: interdependence and strain / Patricia J. Gumport --
Curriculum in higher education: the organizational dynamics of academic reform / Michael N. Bastedo --
Markets in higher education: trends in academic capitalism / Sheila Slaughter, Gary Rhoades --
The diversity imperative: moving to the next generation / Darryl G. Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Philip G. Altbach, Patricia J. Gumport, and Robert O. Berdahl.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Part history, part assessment of current issues, and part prognostication of our professional future, American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century is an excellent primer, easily accessible Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/644019092>
library:oclcnum"644019092"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"3rd ed."
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description"Patterns of higher education development / Philip G. Altbach -- The ten generations of American higher education / Roger L. Geiger -- Autonomy and accountability: who controls academe? / Frank A. Schmidtlein, Robert O. Berdahl -- Academic freedom: past, present, and future / Robert M. O'Neil -- The federal government and higher education / Michael Mumper [and others] -- The states and higher education / Aims C. McGuinness Jr. -- The legal environment: the implementation of legal change on campus / Michael A. Olivas / Benjamin Baez -- The hidden hand: external constituencies and their impact / Fred F. Harcleroad, Judith S. Eaton -- Harsh realities: the professoriate in the twenty-first century / Philip G. Altbach -- College students in changing contexts / Sara Goldrick-Rab, Marjorie A.E. Cook -- Presidents leading: the dynamics and complexities of campus leadership / Peter D. Eckel, Adrianna Kezar -- Financing higher education: who should pay? / D. Bruce Johnstone -- The digital technologies of learning and research / John Willinsky, Gustavo Fischman, Amy Scott Metcalfe -- Graduate education and research: interdependence and strain / Patricia J. Gumport -- Curriculum in higher education: the organizational dynamics of academic reform / Michael N. Bastedo -- Markets in higher education: trends in academic capitalism / Sheila Slaughter, Gary Rhoades -- The diversity imperative: moving to the next generation / Darryl G. Smith."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/837064121>
schema:genre"Aufsatzsammlung"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"American higher education in the twenty-first century : social, political, and economic challenges"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.