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Higher learning in America, 1980-2000

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kerr, Clark, 1911-,
    • Education, Higher -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Universities and colleges -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Arthur Levine.
      ContributionsLevine, Arthur.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA227.4 .H55 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 383 p. ;
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1717213M
      ISBN 100801844576
      LC Control Number92019746

      Higher education responded by broadening access. Indeed, the one uniquely American type of institution—the community college—was founded in the 20th century to ensure open access to higher education for individuals of all ages, preparation levels, and incomes. Guided by these beliefs, U.S. higher education reflects essential elements of theFile Size: KB. Higher Education in America. The original purpose of higher education in the American colonies was to prepare men to serve in the clergy. For this reason, Harvard College was founded by the Massachusetts Bay Colony in

      The Higher Learning in America remains a penetrating book by one of America's greatest social critics. American economist and sociologist THORSTEIN BUNDE VEBLEN () was educated at Carleton College, Johns Hopkins University and Yale University/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New Haven: Yale University Press, Description: xxxii, pages ; 21 cm.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: B.W. Huebsch, With new introd. Description: lv, pages ; 23 cm. Higher education accreditation in the United States is a peer review process coordinated by accreditation commissions and member institutions. It was first undertaken in the late 19th century by cooperating educational institutions, on a regional basis. The federal government began to play a limited role in higher education accreditation in.


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National Emergency Library. Top The higher learning in America by Hutchins, Robert Maynard, Publication date Topics Education, Higher, Universities and collegesPages: - Harvard College, the first higher education institution in what is now the United States, is established in Newtowne (now Cambridge), Massachusetts.

- The first printing press in the American Colonies is set up at Harvard College. - Hartford Public High School opens in Hartford Connecticut.The most striking fact about the higher learning in America is the confusion that besets it. This confusion begins in the high school and continues to the loftiest levels of the university.

The high school cannot make up its mind whether it is preparing students for life or for college. Its student population is miscellaneous and variegated.