Life as a Professor: Observations on Declining Education Quality

Life as a Professor: Observations on Declining Education Quality

by Dr Randall J Dyck

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Overview

As a result of ongoing academic changes seen over the last decade, the students of today are obtaining a poorer understanding of material, which means that they are less prepared for jobs in the workplace and employers are reluctant to hire them when they graduate.  Less courses are being offered in various subject areas, less details are being presented in those courses, the number of assignments is reducing, the assignments have become more brief and easier to do, less reading is required, less reference material is being given, and tests are becoming more basic.

This book presents observations about the declining quality of content delivered in courses at universities and colleges, possible reasons for these changes and their impact on the quality of classroom instruction, as well as some recommended solutions that are needed.  Follow along as the issues are presented and perhaps, together, we can make positive changes now that will protect the future and value of education.

My technology book, “E-Commerce Concepts”, discussed strategies to use when a business wanted to take advantage of e-commerce to increase their sales and international exposure.  Another book, “MBA Strategic Analysis”, discussed methods to use to assess business strengths so that opportunities for growth can be more effectively implemented.  A final book, “Computerized Financial Systems”, reviewed database designs and processes that are needed for implementing functional financial systems.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149002092
Publisher: Dr Randall J Dyck
Publication date: 11/06/2013
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 453,716
File size: 286 KB

About the Author

Dr Randall Dyck has taught over 5,000 students at 5 different academic institutions over the last decade.  He originally spent 20 years in industry designing and building systems for retail firms, transportation firms, manufacturers, insurance firms, airlines, and oil and gas firms.  He holds both PhD and MBA degrees and is certified in a number of technology and business areas.

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