Redefining Higher Education: How Self-Direction Can Save Colleges

Redefining Higher Education: How Self-Direction Can Save Colleges

by Melvyn L. Fein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412853576
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/30/2014
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Melvyn L. Fein is professor of sociology at Kennesaw State University in Georgia and is the editor of the Journal of Public and Professional Sociology.

Table of Contents

Preface

1 The Bubble
2 All the World's a Nail
3 The Mission of Higher Education
4 A Professionalized Society
5 Self-Direction
6 A Self-Directed Curriculum
7 Self-Directed Students
8 Self-Directed Faculties
9 An Evolutionary Perspective

Bibliography

Index

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