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New Education How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux

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ISBN-10: 0465079725

ISBN-13: 9780465079728

Edition: 2017

Authors: Cathy N. Davidson

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Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925, when the nation's new universities created grades and departments, majors and minors in an attempt to prepare young people for a world transformed by the telegraph and the Model T. As Cathy Davidson argues in The New Education, this approach to education is wholly unsuited to the era of the gig economy. From the Ivy League to community colleges, she introduces us to innovators who are remaking college for our own time, by emphasizing student-centered learning that values creativity in the face of change above all. The New Education ultimately shows how we can teach students not only to survive but to thrive amid…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 9/5/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.45" long x 1.14" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English