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College : what it was, is, and should be

Autor: Andrew Delbanco
Editora: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Edição/Formato   Print book : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: History
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Andrew Delbanco
ISBN: 9780691130736 0691130736
Número OCLC: 757838217
Prêmios: 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.
Descrição: xiv, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Conteúdos: 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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As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. In arguing for what a true  Ler mais...

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