Higher Education: Open for Business

Higher Education: Open for Business

by Christian Gilde
     
 

Higher Education: Open for Business presents a well-argued critique of the emergence of commercial values in a system reserved for learning and scholastic inquiry. Through closer examination of academic areas such as the campus environment, the classroom, academic research, and college sports, the audience is made aware that we have to think carefully whether

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Higher Education: Open for Business presents a well-argued critique of the emergence of commercial values in a system reserved for learning and scholastic inquiry. Through closer examination of academic areas such as the campus environment, the classroom, academic research, and college sports, the audience is made aware that we have to think carefully whether we want to turn a 'college nation' into a 'college corporation'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739118481
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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Christian Gilde is an instructor and research associate at the University of Bath.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Market of Higher Education Chapter 2 The Overcommercialization of Higher Education Chapter 3 The Impact of Commercialism on the Classroom Chapter 4 Commercialization Goes High-Tech: The Online Classroom Chapter 5 Education from a Distance Chapter 6 College Sports Chapter 7 The Spending Nation: Liberal Education and the Privileged Place of Consumption Chapter 8 Profits, Politics, and Social Justice in the Contemporary American University Chapter 9 Safeguarding Uncertain Futures

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