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Declining by degrees : higher education at risk

Author: John MerrowJohn D TulenkoCarrie GlasserJohn HeusShae IsaacsAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary, set on four different college campuses, examines both the promise and the peril in higher education today. Looks at how our national commitment to provide every qualified student, regardless of economic status, an opportunity to go to college has weakened and how some students seem to "coast" their way to a diploma without really learning much.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Merrow; John D Tulenko; Carrie Glasser; John Heus; Shae Isaacs; David Wald; Perry Ryan; Learning Matters, Inc.,; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0793690390 9780793690398
OCLC Number: 61342991
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Credits: Photo credits, Perry Ryan ; camera, Gregory Andracke ... [et al.] ; editors, Jay Keuper, Maeve O'Boyle ; music, Miranda Hentoff.
Performer(s): Correspondent, John Merrow.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Widescreen format, enhanced for 16x9 tvs; Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Higher education at risk
Responsibility: produced by Learning Matters, Inc. ; executive producer & correspondent, John Merrow ; senior producer, John D. Tulenko ; producers, Carrie Glasser, John Heus, Shae Isaacs, David Wald.
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This documentary, set on four different college campuses, examines both the promise and the peril in higher education today. Looks at how our national commitment to provide every qualified student, regardless of economic status, an opportunity to go to college has weakened and how some students seem to "coast" their way to a diploma without really learning much.

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