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Fast and Curious : a History of Shortcuts in American Education.

Author: Robert L Hampel
Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines four types of shortcuts in the history of American education-streamlined paths to vocational success, cultural sophistication, college credentials, and the efficient use of English.
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Hampel, Robert L.
Fast and Curious : A History of Shortcuts in American Education.
Blue Ridge Summit : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Hampel
ISBN: 9781475836943 1475836945
OCLC Number: 1011219047
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Part I: Faster and Easier --
1 Shortcuts to Success --
2 Shortcuts to Culture --
Part II: Faster and Harder --
3 Saving Time in Colleges and Universities --
4 The Zeal for Brevity --
Epilogue --
Recommended Reading --
Index

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This book examines four types of shortcuts in the history of American education-streamlined paths to vocational success, cultural sophistication, college credentials, and the efficient use of English.

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