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Higher education research at the turn of the new century

Higher education research at the turn of the new century

structures, issues, and trends

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Published by UNESCO Pub., Garland Pub. in Paris, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jan Sadlak, Philip G. Altbach.
    SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, v. 1131., Garland studies in higher education ;, v. 10, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 1131., Garland reference library of social science., vol. 10.
    ContributionsSadlak, Jan., Altbach, Philip G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2326.3 .H547 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 371 p. ;
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1006726M
    ISBN 100815325053
    LC Control Number96046560

    1. 50% of economic growth is driven by new technology.! 2. 90% of new jobs require college-level education.! 3. The single most important factor in determining personal income is the level of one’s education, with the most pronounced impact from graduate education.! 4. Corporate leaders estimate that the “high-performance. Michael Gibbons Higher Education Relevance in the 21st Century higher education makes to national economic performance and, through that, to the enhancement of the quality of life. Though arguments of varying weight and coherence that point out the limitations of this pragmatic approach may be expected to come from all sides, it is further.

      As Ian Jacobs, vice-chancellor of the University of New South Wales, declared: “Impact will define the great universities of the 21st century.” Applying this lens to existing evaluations, and resolving long-standing challenges of methodology, takes on a new urgency. Books shelved as 19th-century-education: The Barn by Avi, Der Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann, Reconstructing the Campus: Higher Education and the Ame.

      In the early 20th century, as college enrollments increased, many innovators of the time called for more vocational paths through higher education, paths more attuned to the economy of that era. New data and estimates on historical schooling, education and human capital formation that has become available in the last decades shows, in turn, .


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