|Author:||Alexander W. Astin,Helen Astin,Jay Box,Technical College System,President Emerita Vivian Bull,John Carmody,Robert C. Cloud Professor of Educational Administration Baylor University,Karen Fox,H Stephen Gardner,Larry Gerber,Randy Livingston,Daniel McGee,Andrew L. Meyer,James G. Neal,Stephen Joel Trachtenberg,President William Underwood,Claire Van Ummersen,Ronald Vanden Dorpel,President Nancy L. Zimpher,Mary Landon Darden|
|Title:||Beyond 2020: Envisioning the Future of Universities in America (The ACE Series on Higher Education)|
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|Category:||Schools and Teaching|
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 16, 2009)|
Anyone who reads Beyond 2020 is going to have a different understanding of education than they had prior to reading it. (Bernard Rapoport, former chair of the University of Texas System Board of Regents). Beyond 2020: Envisioning the Future University brings to the forefront critical pieces of the higher education puzzle and offers a collection of interviews from some of the most diverse, innovative and experienced individuals in the academic world. Change is necessary and those who value our country's future should make this must reading. The contributors to Beyond 2020 bring a multitude of experience and perspective to the discussion about the future of higher education. Their wisdom and foresight provide valuable guidance for university leaders working to address challenges and seize the opportunities that will position their institutions for success in the 21st century.
Higher education experts in a host of fields project into the future and paint a clear picture of the future university. Nearly two dozen scholars, including James Duderstadt and Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, provide the most detailed road map yet to the perils and promise of the Information Age-as it directly applies to academia. This is a collection of refreshingly frank opinions and observations from forward-thinking experts on the front lines with the best views on how to prepare the healthiest possible institution of tomorrow
Higher education experts in a host of fields project into the future and paint a clear picture of the future university. Nearly two dozen scholars, including James Duderstadt and Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, provide the most detailed road map yet to the perils and promise of the Information Age as it directly applies to academia. This is a collection of refreshingly frank opinions and observations from forward-thinking experts on the front lines with the best views on how to prepare the healthiest possible institution of tomorrow .
The future is a difficult thing to predict. Still, looking at the decisions being made today, our live chat panel posit on what the future might hold for higher education institutions. Lance Fortnow, professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University. Martin Hughes, writer, The University Blog. Sean Ruston, chair, The Aldwych Group. head of Policy, University Alliance. Tamson Pietsch, lecturer in imperial history, Brunel University. Johnny Rich, founder, Push, an independent guide to UK universities. Joyce Canaan, professor of sociology, Birmingham City University.
The formation of a Commission on the Future of Higher Education, also known as the Spellings Commission, was announced on September 19, 2005, by . Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings
Educational Studies, Claremont Graduate University, 150 E. Tenth Street, Claremont, CA 91711, USA, scott. edu (College Students) Michael N. Bastedo, P. Center for Higher and Postsecondary Education, School of Education, 2108C SEB, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259, USA, bastedoh. edu (Organization and Administration) Linda Serra Hagedorn, P. Department of Educational Leadership Studies, Iowa. Canada R3T 2N2, [email protected] ca (Curriculum and Instruction) Robert K. Toutkoushian, P. Institute of Higher Education, Meigs Hall, Room 114, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA, [email protected] edu (Finance and Economics) Linda Eisenmann, P. Ofce of the Provost, Wheaton College, 26 E. Main Street, Norton, MA 02766, USA, eisenmann lindatoncollege.
John Thelin Professor in the College of Education, University of Kentucky. The Evolving Relationship Between Colleges and Universities. Funding is often used as an incentive for institutions to pursue this type of development. In 10 years’ time, instructors who cannot learn to move beyond simply providing information to students will be replaced by technology, as the entire higher education landscape shifts towards a focus on competency and lifelong learning. Traditional Instructors Will Remain, But Online Learning Heralds a New Breed.
United States of America has one of the most effective educational systems in the world because it ensures quality to the children of the country. The system is highly sophisticated and constructed with special care given to the educational needs of the student community. The Federal Government has enforced strict laws to make sure that each and every person is benefited with basic knowledge regardless of their financial conditions. Entry Level Education Children in the United States enter public education through pre-schools and kindergarten at the age of 3, although it is not mandatory. The Head Start Pre-School funded by the Federal Government caters to the requirements of kids belonging to low income families. Education In School The schooling years begin in August-September, just after the summer season.