2 edition of American higher education found in the catalog.
American higher education
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This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in to the outbreak of World War most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available, The History of American Higher Education traces how colleges and universities were shaped by the shifting influences of culture, the emergence of new career opportunities, and the. It is a story that goes beyond the confines of higher education, one that has historical roots in the Cold War, and, one whose roots go as far back as the late 19th century. Hunt writes that this is not a biography of Phil Knight, although there is a considerable amount of .
For those seeking a detailed explanation of these observations, Roger Geiger’s American Higher Education since World War II provides a comprehensive historical account. The book is well written, copiously footnoted and makes for an accessible read. It is peppered with factual information relating to four distinct eras from to the present. In A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin draws inspiration from Frederick Rudolph's classic, The American College and University, writing a lively and sophisticated general history for both scholarly and popular audiences. Thelin's book is, quite simply, now the standard overview of the topic—essential reading for anyone interested in American higher education.
American Higher Education Hits a Dangerous Milestone As younger generations become more racially diverse, many states are allocating fewer tax dollars to public colleges and universities. Ronald. First published in , American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century offered a comprehensive introduction to the central issues facing American colleges and universities. This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to date. The contributors have rewritten every chapter to address major changes in higher education, including the rise of organized social .
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This book was a journey through the origins of higher education. It makes sense looking at where we are today, and what directions we still need to go. Great book for every educator Excellent book and perfect for my class.
Well written, interesting and easy to follow. Good history of American by: The latest book in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series brings to life issues of governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, college sports, public policy, fundraising, and innovations in higher education today.
Written by renowned author John R. Thelin, each chapter bridges research, theory, and practice and discusses a range of institutions – including /5(7).
In American Higher Education in Crisis?: What Everyone Needs to Know, Goldie Blumenstyk, who has been reporting on higher education trends for 25 years, guides readers through the forces and trends that have brought the education system to this point, and highlights some of the ways they will reshape America's colleges in the years to come.
Blumenstyk hones in on debates over the value of post-secondary education Cited by: American Higher Education: A History. The roots of controversy surrounding higher education in the US extend deep into the past. This original, incisive history goes far in offering a needed sense of perspective on current debates over American higher education book issues as access, costs, /5.
In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential sector in American life.
Thelin’s work has distinguished itself as the most wide-ranging and engaging account of the origins and evolution of America's institutions of higher learning/5(65). Introduction to American Higher Education. Written primarily for students in higher education and student affairs graduate programs, Introduction to American Higher Education is a groundbreaking textbook that combines classic scholarship pertaining to colleges and universities with the most cutting-edge perspectives in the field.4/5.
"This is a splendid book, by far the best to appear on the subject since the publication of Frederick Rudolph's The American College and University: A History. John Thelin's work will supplant Rudolph's as the dominant overview of the history of American higher education.
Comprehensive but Cited by: John Thelins History of American Higher Education synthesizes historical research of U.S. higher education from the s through the early s, to write an updated national history/5.
ISBN American Higher Education: A History, by Christopher J. Lucas is a historical narrative of the origins and development of the system of higher learning in place in contemporary America.
Higher Education in America is a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most-respected education experts/5.
A new book, The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture From the Founding to World War II (Princeton University Press), explores how colleges evolved. The author is Roger L.
Geiger, who is distinguished professor of higher education at Pennsylvania State University. Higher Education in America is a landmark work — a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation’s most respected education experts.
Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths as well as the weaknesses of American higher. This book is the first comprehensive history of California's pioneering efforts to create an expansive and high-quality system of public higher education.
The author traces the social, political, and economic forces that established and funded an innovative, uniquely tiered, and geographically dispersed network of public campuses in California/5. The latest book in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series brings to life issues of governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, college sports, public policy, fundraising, and innovations in higher education today.
Written by renowned author John R. Thelin, each chapter bridges research, theory, and practice and discusses a range of institutions Cited by: 4.
American Higher Education offers a lively, sweeping overview of the opportunities and challenges facing colleges and universities, past and present. Drawing on up-to-date examples, John Thelin outlines the dilemmas that key university stakeholders face on matters ranging from instruction to innovation.
As in the first two editions of this volume, the third edition of Higher Education in American Society seeks to capture several critical dynamics in the higher education/ society nexus.
Since the second edition, many aspects of the relationship between colleges and universities and their external environments have pined increased visibility.
The concluding chapter discusses the current status of Native American higher education. Carney's book fills an informational gap while at the same time opening the field of Native American higher education to continuing exploration. It will be valuable reading for educators and historians, and general readers interested in Native American by: An indispensable reference that everyone concerned with the future of American colleges and universities should acquire.
First published inAmerican Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century offered a comprehensive introduction to the central issues facing American colleges and universities. This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to date. This book takes you through the historic goals of public education in the U.S.
and discusses the effect of legislation on modern public school policy. Funding, No Child Left Behind, Equal Rights and equality of educational opportunity are discussed throughout the book, giving readers an insight to the teacher, /5(37).
The roots of controversy surrounding higher education in the US extend deep into the past. This original, incisive history goes far in offering a needed sense of perspective on current debates over such issues as access, costs, academic quality, social equity, and curricula.
Eminently readable andBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Over the past two weeks I’ve read a book about the future of American higher ed, and want to recommend it very highly. It might be the most important book on the subject published this year. The title is Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education, and the author is Nathan D.
Grawe, an economics professor at Carleton College. The subject.John R. Thelin A History of American Higher Education Similar books. Books similar to A History of American Higher Education A History of American Higher Education. by John R.
Thelin. avg. rating Ratings. Colleges and universities are among the most cherished institutions in American society - and also among the most controversial.First published in"American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century" offers a comprehensive entree to the central issues facing American colleges and universities today/5(4).