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Higher education? : how colleges are wasting our money and failing our kids--and what we can do about it

Autore: Andrew Hacker; Claudia Dreifus
Editore: New York : Times Books, 2010.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Calling for a thorough overhaul of a self-indulgent system, the authors make an incisive case that the American way of higher education, now a $420 billion-per-year business, has lost sight of its primary mission: the education of young adults. Taking readers on a road trip from Princeton to Evergreen State to Florida Gulf Coast University, Hacker and Dreifus reveal those faculties and institutions that are getting  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Andrew Hacker; Claudia Dreifus
ISBN: 9780805087345 0805087346
Numero OCLC: 551196667
Descrizione: 271 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: The world of the professoriate --
Administrative overload --
Contingent education --
The golden dozen --
Teaching: good, great, abysmal --
The triumph of training --
Why college costs so much --
Fireproof: the tangled issue of tenure --
The athletics incubus --
Student bodies --
Visiting the future in Florida --
The college crucible: add students and stir --
Schools we like: our top ten list.
Responsabilità: Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus.

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Renowned sociologist Hacker and "New York Times" writer Dreifus make an incisive case that the American way of higher education, now a $420 billion-per-year business, has lost sight of its primary  Per saperne di più…

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Great book

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I read this book. its really great information regarding Hire Learning.

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