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The purposes and the performance of higher education in the United States : approaching the year 2000 : a report and recommendations

Author: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1973.
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Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.
Purposes and the performance of higher education in the United States: approaching the year 2000.
New York, McGraw-Hill, 1973
(OCoLC)573128951
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Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.
Purposes and the performance of higher education in the United States: approaching the year 2000.
New York, McGraw-Hill, 1973
(OCoLC)608580328
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.
ISBN: 0070100713 9780070100718
OCLC Number: 636813
Description: x, 107 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Major themes --
Forces for a reevaluation of purposes --
Purpose 1: the education of the individual student and the provision of a constructive environment for developmental growth --
Purpose 2: advancing human capability in society at large --
Purpose 3: educational justice for the postsecondary age group --
Purpose 4: pure learning: supporting intellectual and artistic creativity --
Purpose 5: evaluation of society for self-renewal: through individual thought and persuasion --
Purposes: approaching the year 2000 --
The historical process of accumulating purposes in the American context --
Functions actually performed within the system of higher education --
Functions: contradictions, comparative effectiveness, and complementary combinations --
Contending philosophical views about purposes and functions --
The future: a period of conflict about purposes and functions?
Other Titles: Approaching the year 2000
Responsibility: by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.

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