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The new education : how to revolutionize the university to prepare students for a world in flux

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Kirtland Community College Library LB 2322.2 .D38 2017 30775305531395 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465079728
  • ISBN: 0465079725
  • ISBN: 9780465093182
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 318 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Quarter life crisis -- College for everyone -- Against technophobia -- Against technophilia -- Palpable impact -- Why college costs so much -- The measure of a student -- The future of learning.
Summary, etc.: "Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925, when the nation's new universities created grades and departments, majors and minors, in an attempt to prepare young people for a world transformed by the telegraph and the Model T. As Cathy N. Davidson argues in The New Education, this approach to education is wholly unsuited to the era of the gig economy. From the Ivy League to community colleges, she introduces us to innovators who are remaking college for our own time by emphasizing student-centered learning that values creativity in the face of change above all. The New Education ultimately shows how we can teach students not only to survive but to thrive amid the challenges to come."
Subject: Education, Higher Aims and objectives
Educational change
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