Larger Schooling in America Revised Version by Derek Bok 9780691165585

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Format: Paperback
Peak: 235mm Publication Yr: 2015
Depth: 31.03mm Language: English
Weight: 689.4604024g Writer: Derek Bok
Writer: Princeton College Press Imprint: Princeton College Press
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Larger Schooling in America Revised Version by Derek Bok 9780691165585

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“Larger Schooling in America” is a landmark work–a complete and authoritative evaluation of the present situation of our schools and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of many nation’s most revered schooling consultants. Sweepingly formidable in scope, it is a deeply knowledgeable and balanced evaluation of the numerous strengths in addition to the weaknesses of American increased schooling immediately. At a time when schools and universities have by no means been extra vital to the lives and alternatives of scholars or to the progress and prosperity of the nation, Bok gives an intensive examination of the whole system, private and non-private, from neighborhood schools and small liberal arts schools to nice universities with their analysis packages and their medical, regulation, and enterprise faculties. Drawing on essentially the most dependable research and information, he determines which criticisms of upper schooling are unfounded or exaggerated, that are problems with real concern, and what will be completed to enhance issues.A few of the topics thought-about are long-standing, reminiscent of debates over the undergraduate curriculum and considerations over rising school prices. Others are more moderen, such because the rise of for-profit establishments and large open on-line programs (MOOCs). Further subjects embrace the standard of undergraduate schooling, the stagnating ranges of school commencement, the issues of college governance, the strengths and weaknesses of graduate schooling, the atmosphere for analysis, and the advantages and downsides of the pervasive competitors amongst American schools and universities.Providing a uncommon survey and analysis of American increased schooling as a complete, this guide gives a strong foundation for a contemporary public dialogue about what the system is doing proper, what it must do higher, and the way the subsequent quarter century might be made a interval of progress somewhat than decline.

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Writer Princeton Tec College Press
ISBN-10 0691165580
ISBN-13 9780691165585
eBay Product ID (ePID) 207844068

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Format Paperback
Publication Yr 2015
Language English

Weight 24.1 Oz
Width 6.1in.
Peak 1.2in.
Size 9.3in.

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Dewey Version 23
Illustrated Sure
Dewey Decimal 378.73
Sequence The William G. Bowen Memorial Sequence in Larger Schooling
Copyright Date 2015
Writer Derek Bok
Variety of Pages 496 Pages
Version Description Revised
Lc Classification Quantity La227.four.B665 2015
Publication Date 2015-03-22
Evaluations “Formidable and thought-provoking, Larger Schooling in America represents an knowledgeable and informative addition to ongoing debates on the nationwide, state, and institutional ranges concerning the goals increased schooling should aspire to and the way greatest to realize them.” –David M. Brown & John Thelin, Academics Faculty Document, “A thought-provoking guide that defies political stereotypes. Due to its nuances, the guide is a refreshing change from the brazenly hostile diatribes attacking increased schooling in recent times.” –Peter Sacks, Minding the Campus, “With greater than twenty years of service as president of Harvard College behind him, Derek Bok has views on increased schooling that have to be taken severely. . . . Now in Larger Schooling in America , the Harvard professor provides a complete and up-to-date quantity that gathers evaluation of those and quite a few different subjects in a single place.” — Alternative, “Extremely really useful for schooling professionals, coverage advocates, and the broad public as an intensive and considerate examination that assesses strengths and weaknesses and suggests paths to educational enchancment.” –Elizabeth Hayford, Library Journal starred evaluation, “Derek Bok . . . has a panoramic grasp of upper schooling worldwide, and he states his positions in a lucid and discovered method. Furthermore, he presents copious proof to again his assertions in order that the reader who needs to problem him is aware of exactly what information help his contentions.” –Edward P. Sheridan, PsycCRITIQUES, “One theme that I discovered significantly helpful in Larger Schooling in America is Bok’s therapy of undergraduate schooling and curriculum. Bok underlines the worth of a broad college schooling at each level–for the person, for the enterprise who hires her or him, and for the society. . . . The guide is price studying rigorously by school leaders and college directors as they make their greatest efforts to boost the tutorial effectiveness of their packages.” –Daniel Little, Understanding Society weblog, “Bok attracts on the newest empirical analysis to set the report straight about methods of governance, undergraduate schooling, doctoral packages, medical faculties, regulation faculties, and enterprise faculties, educating, analysis, and tenure, tuition, monetary assist, affirmative motion, the function of presidency, inter-collegiate athletics, on-line schooling, for-profit establishments, and what he calls ‘issues of real concern.’ Complete, considered, probing, and immensely informative, written for college kids, dad and mom, and taxpayers in addition to ‘insiders,’ it is likely one of the greatest books to look on this topic in many years.” –Glenn Altschuler, Huffington Submit, “An in depth progress report on the challenges and alternatives going through our nation’s schools and universities. . . . Competitors amongst faculties produces advantages and causes issues. A lot of the vital ones are addressed in Bok’s useful quantity. I hope he’s proper that we have already got the elements in place to make the mandatory reforms. I do know we’d like college leaders like him to assist activate these elements in order that American increased schooling can proceed to contribute in very important methods to our tradition, our economic system and our polity.” –Michael S. Roth, Washington Submit, “Maintain on to your mortarboard; [ Higher Education in America has] obtained 5 fats sections on the state of instruction on the undergrad then graduate stage, with umpteen analyses of market forces at every flip, plus 5 forewords and 4 afterwords! Regardless of this daunting breadth, Bok retains it actual.” –Katharine Whittemore, Boston Globe, “Up to now few years, UK authorities ministers have paid a whole lot of consideration to the American increased schooling system, and a few new concepts launched in England, at the least, have come straight from the US. Larger Schooling in America , written by a former president of Harvard College, serves to spotlight the similarities between points we face within the UK with these within the US. . . . Simple to learn and complete. . . . A helpful overview of the state of US increased schooling within the early 21st century.” –Mary Stuart, Instances Larger Schooling, “Derek Bok asks all the precise questions on increased schooling, and his expertise, analysis, and staggering intelligence pervade each web page. The actual worth right here lies in Bok’s thorough examination of a number of the most pressing challenges going through increased education–and in his spot-on suggestions for what must be completed to deal with these considerations. This is a crucial guide for each teachers and households taking a look at a future in increased schooling.” —, “Magisterial.” –Stanley Fish, NY Instances, “Monumental. . . . [Bok’s] evaluation is measured and clear, and we might confidently refer younger teachers and directors to Larger Schooling in America as a primer on present affairs.” –Mark Bauerlein, Weekly Normal, “[ Higher Education in America is] a magisterial but typically contrarian evaluation of challenges going through college governance, educating, and, certainly, survival.” –Jim Sleeper, Huffington Submit

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