Accountability, Pragmatic Aims, and the American University

Accountability, Pragmatic Aims, and the American University

by Ana M. Martinez-Aleman

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ISBN-13: 9780415991636
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ana M. Martínez-Alemán is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership & Higher Education Administration at the Lynch School of Education, Boston College.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Accountability and the University’s Democratic Imperatives

2. The Historic Purposes of Higher Learning in America and the Challenge of Accountability

3. Postsecondary Teaching

4. The Rise of Managerialism

5. The Academic Profession and Undergraduate Teaching

6. Higher Learning in the 21st Century University

7. Conclusions

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