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College : what it was, is, and should be

Auteur: Andrew Delbanco
Uitgever: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience, an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers, is in danger of becoming a thing of the past. In this work, the author  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: History
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Andrew Delbanco
ISBN: 9780691130736 0691130736
OCLC-nummer: 757838217
Onderscheidingen: Winner of O.L. Davis Jr. AATC Outstanding Book in Education Award 2013.
Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013.
Commended for PROSE Awards: Education 2012.
Beschrijving: xiv, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Inhoud: What is college for? --
Origins --
From college to university --
Who went? Who goes? Who pays? --
Brave new world --
What is to be done?
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Winner of the 2013 O.L. Davis, Jr. Book Award, American Association for Teaching and Curriculum Winner of the 2013 Gold Medal in Education II (Commentary/Theory), Independent Publisher Book Awards Meer lezen...

 
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