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Higher education in the forty-eight states
Council of State Governments.
Written in English
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Authors were suggested by the editors' advisory board and by colleagues in the Association for the Study of Higher Education and the American Educational Research Association. Alphabetically arranged, the articles range in length from a page to more than a dozen pages (e.g., History of higher education in the United States).
Most entries are Author: James J. Forest, Kevin Kinser. Get this from a library. Higher education in the forty-eight states; a report to the governors' conference. [Council of State Governments.]. Council of State Governments. Higher education in the forty-eight States.
Chicago  (OCoLC) Online version: Council of State Governments. Higher education in the forty-eight States. Chicago  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Council of State Governments.
OCLC Number: Description. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Higher education in the United States by Harold Alanson Haswell,Unesco edition, in Pages: Margaret A. Nash is Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside, USA, and the author of Higher Education for Women in the United States,which won a Critics Choice award from the American Educational Studies has appeared on CNN for Women’s History Month, and has published in History of Education Quarterly and other.
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Forty - Higher education The UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of declares, in Arti that "higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by the progressive introduction of free education".
According to the authors, higher education today suffers from a lack of a clearly articulated purpose, a deficiency particularly challenging to religiously-affiliated institutions.
This volume attempts to address the problems currently facing denomination-affiliated institutions of higher education, beginning with an introduction to government aid and the regulation of religious colleges and 5/5(1). The system of higher education in the United States.
The system of higher education in the United States differs from its counterparts in Europe in certain ways. In the United States, there is a nationwide assumption that students who have completed secondary school should have at least two years of university education.
Hence, a great number of “ junior colleges” and “community colleges. Must-reads, or should-reads, for higher education faculty and staff.
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Their curricula would teach agriculture, engineering, military tactics, and the sciences, as well as the classical curriculum that had heretofore defined higher education in America. Forty-eight colleges were formed as a result of the first Morrill Act.
Of the tribal colleges, two-thirds of them are in the northern plains states, mostly in Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. With the advent of such a wealth of institutions serving Native American higher education, much of the current focus has shifted back toward the individual : Cary Michael Carney.
American higher education today looks nothing like it did a few generations ago, let alone at the founding of the country. 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.
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Carney reviews the historical development of higher education for the Native American community from the age of discovery to the by: This book explores the emergence of the modern higher education sector in the independent Irish state. The author traces its origins from the traditional universities, technical schools and teacher training colleges at the start of the twentieth century, cataloguing its development into the complex, multi-layered and diverse system of the early twenty-first century.
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Combining essays about gender and labor in academia into one volume isn’t just a clever way to bring two much-fretted-about topics under one : Derek Attig.