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We're losing our minds : rethinking American higher education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Palgrave Macmillan, Volume 1st, New York, p.205 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LA227.4 .K435 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9454909

Keywords:

Education, Education and state--United States, Educational change--United States, Higher--United States

Abstract:

Summary: "America is being held back by the quality and quantity of learning in college. This is a true educational emergency! Many college graduates cannot think critically, write effectively, solve problems, understand complex issues, or meet employers' expectations. We are losing our minds--and endangering our social, economic, and scientific leadership. Critics say higher education costs too much and should be more efficient but the real problem is value, not cost--financial "solutions" alone won't work. In this book, Hersh and Keeling argue that the only solution--making learning the highest priority in college--demands fundamental change throughout higher education"--Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng