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The Resource The great rip-off in American education : undergrads underserved, Mel Scarlett

The great rip-off in American education : undergrads underserved, Mel Scarlett

Label
The great rip-off in American education : undergrads underserved
Title
The great rip-off in American education
Title remainder
undergrads underserved
Statement of responsibility
Mel Scarlett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation. This hard-hitting critique of the poor quality of undergraduate education in America will be a wake-up call to university administrators, faculty, parents, and prospective college students. Annotation. This hard-hitting critique of the poor quality of undergraduate education will interest university administrators, faculty, parents, and college students
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scarlett, Mel
Dewey number
378.73
Index
index present
LC call number
LA227.4
LC item number
.S33 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Educational accountability
  • Education, Higher
  • Educational accountability
  • United States
  • Finanzierung
  • Hochschulbildung
  • Hochschulreform
  • USA
Label
The great rip-off in American education : undergrads underserved, Mel Scarlett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Creating a climate for change -- 1. What if? -- The book plan -- Special bulletin -- The two faces of American higher education -- 2. Characterizing the "rip-off": the Boyer commission report -- Leadership's dilemma explained -- Beyond the criticism -- Reinventing undergraduate education -- Comments about the new model -- What is a research university? -- 3. Homogenization -- When and how did it begin? -- 4. Decades of criticism, business as usual -- The exposé -- Study capsules -- Prof-scam -- Why the lack of response? -- 5. Fraud in higher education? -- The twenty deadly sins -- Educational fraud -- The call to action -- Part II: Dogmatic, radical recommendations for reform -- 6. General concern -- 7. Governance -- External governance -- Internal governance -- A plan -- Advantages of the plan -- The board staff dilemma -- Summary of "the plan" -- Difficulty of external change -- Coordination -- 8. Leadership: the president and the board -- Shared leadership -- Shared leadership (other employees) -- 9. The faculty role -- 10. Teaching -- 11. Probing deep into teaching and learning--and what about the Internet? -- Preparation: The Ph. D. -- Evaluation: department chairpersons -- Academic freedom -- Tenure -- Reward systems -- Other recognition -- Faculty hiring: a candidate's emphasis -- Class size -- Criticisms of undergraduate instruction still around -- The lecture examined -- Other ways to enliven instruction -- Specialization -- Faculty preparation -- A new doctor's degree -- Fantastic fantasy future -- The Internet and the new millennium -- 12. The academic program -- Coherent undergraduate education -- General education -- The more structured 50 hours plan -- The process of developing the undergraduate curriculum -- Program inefficiencies -- Student retention -- Core course considerations -- 13. Conduct: campus climate and values -- University conduct -- All categories of campus conduct problems -- Addendum -- 14. Finances: yesterday and tomorrow -- Going back in time -- Rational radical reconstructive reform -- Public relations and private fund-raising -- Part III: Wrapping it all up -- Conclusion: action! -- Long-standing concerns -- An ominous update -- The importance of reform -- Breaking the logjam
Control code
ocm51543716
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781591020318
Lccn
2003041393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51543716
  • (OCoLC)51543716
Label
The great rip-off in American education : undergrads underserved, Mel Scarlett
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Creating a climate for change -- 1. What if? -- The book plan -- Special bulletin -- The two faces of American higher education -- 2. Characterizing the "rip-off": the Boyer commission report -- Leadership's dilemma explained -- Beyond the criticism -- Reinventing undergraduate education -- Comments about the new model -- What is a research university? -- 3. Homogenization -- When and how did it begin? -- 4. Decades of criticism, business as usual -- The exposé -- Study capsules -- Prof-scam -- Why the lack of response? -- 5. Fraud in higher education? -- The twenty deadly sins -- Educational fraud -- The call to action -- Part II: Dogmatic, radical recommendations for reform -- 6. General concern -- 7. Governance -- External governance -- Internal governance -- A plan -- Advantages of the plan -- The board staff dilemma -- Summary of "the plan" -- Difficulty of external change -- Coordination -- 8. Leadership: the president and the board -- Shared leadership -- Shared leadership (other employees) -- 9. The faculty role -- 10. Teaching -- 11. Probing deep into teaching and learning--and what about the Internet? -- Preparation: The Ph. D. -- Evaluation: department chairpersons -- Academic freedom -- Tenure -- Reward systems -- Other recognition -- Faculty hiring: a candidate's emphasis -- Class size -- Criticisms of undergraduate instruction still around -- The lecture examined -- Other ways to enliven instruction -- Specialization -- Faculty preparation -- A new doctor's degree -- Fantastic fantasy future -- The Internet and the new millennium -- 12. The academic program -- Coherent undergraduate education -- General education -- The more structured 50 hours plan -- The process of developing the undergraduate curriculum -- Program inefficiencies -- Student retention -- Core course considerations -- 13. Conduct: campus climate and values -- University conduct -- All categories of campus conduct problems -- Addendum -- 14. Finances: yesterday and tomorrow -- Going back in time -- Rational radical reconstructive reform -- Public relations and private fund-raising -- Part III: Wrapping it all up -- Conclusion: action! -- Long-standing concerns -- An ominous update -- The importance of reform -- Breaking the logjam
Control code
ocm51543716
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781591020318
Lccn
2003041393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51543716
  • (OCoLC)51543716

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