Report on Higher Education

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971 - Education, Higher - 130 pages
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Page 129 - Wilms, of the Center For Research and Development in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley, published a study entitled "Proprietary Versus Public Vocational Training.
Page 121 - STATE OFFICIALS AND HIGHER EDUCATION: A SURVEY OF THE OPINIONS AND EXPECTATIONS OF POLICY MAKERS IN NINE STATES Heinz Eulau and Harold Quinley ACADEMIC DEGREE STRUCTURES: INNOVATIVE APPROACHES PRINCIPLES OF REFORM IN DEGREE STRUCTURES IN THE UNITED STATES Stephen H.
Page 87 - Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education, Office of Program Planning and Evaluation, 1969. (Mimeo.) National Advisory Council on the Education of Disadvantaged Children.
Page 104 - Jackson, PB Trends in Elementary and Secondary Education Expenditures: Central City and Suburban Comparisons, 1965-1968.
Page 118 - Financial Statistics of Institutions of Higher Education: Current Funds Revenues and Expenditures...
Page 12 - American higher education is renowned for its diversity. Yet, in fact, our colleges and universities have become extraordinarily similar. Nearly all 2,500 institutions have adopted the same mode of teaching and learning. Nearly all strive to perform the same generalized educational mission. The traditional sources of differentiation— between public and private, large and small, secular and sectarian, male and female— are disappearing. Even the differences in character of individual institutions...
Page 15 - Individuals today have a choice among colleges which are "easy" or "tough," "first rate" or "third rate." This is essentially a choice derived from the differences in the prestige and orientation of faculties, and the consequent rigor of admissions policies and academic offerings. It is not a choice between institutions which offer different modes of learning, but between institutions which differ in the extent to which they conform to the model of the prestige university.
Page 104 - National Norms for Entering College Freshmen — Fall, 1968," ACE Research Reports, vol. 3, no. 1, 1968, and vol.
Page 110 - US Congress, Joint Economic Committee, The Economics and Financing of Higher Education in the {/.S., Compendium of Papers, 91st Cong., 1st sess., Washington 1969,375-395.
Page 32 - We are concerned about the widespread resistance to cost-effectiveness thinking in higher education because it is so profoundly anti-intellectual. It rejects reason and it puts a low value on the time of faculty trained to reason well. Faculties are an expensive resource and concern over different ways of using their time does them honor. We must guard against a widespread tendency to trivialize the problem of efficiency in higher education. It is not only a financial problem but an intellectual...

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