Monday, April 18, 2011

Trouble in Higher Ed

A lot that is in these two articles on problems in higher education published in the Chronicle of Higher Ed ring true to this professor. Read part 1 here and part 2 here.  Both are in response to the new book Academically Adrift which finds that student achievement has waned as universities have changed from places that challenges students to places that treat them as consumers and strive to accommodate them instead.  

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