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Title:
All the essential half-truths about higher education
Author:
O'Brien, Dennis, 1931-
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Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xxi, 243 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Anyone for higher education? -- The faculty is the university -- Tenure is a necessary condition of academic freedom -- Universities are neutral on moral value/universities teach moral value -- The liberal arts curriculum aims at distribution/diversity -- Teaching is the primary task of higher education -- The problem with higher education is the administration -- Low-cost public education benefits the least advantaged -- The university is the axial institution of modern society -- Synthetic morality -- Ultimate synthesis: money, mission, and management.
Reading Level:
1250 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780226616544
Format :
Book

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