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College (un)bound : the future of higher education and what it means for students / Jeffrey J. Selingo.

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Author/Creator:
Selingo, Jeffrey J., author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]
Format:
  • Book
  • xviii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Title Variation:
Future of higher education and what it means for students
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The great credential race
  • The customer is always right
  • The trillion-dollar problem
  • The five disruptive forces that will change higher education forever
  • A personalized education
  • The online revolution
  • The student swirl
  • Degrees of value
  • The skills of the future
  • Why college?
  • Conclusion
Summary:
Jeff Selingo, journalist and editor-in-chief of the Chronicle for Higher Education, argues that colleges can no longer sell a four-year degree as the ticket to success in life. College (Un)Bound exposes the dire pitfalls in the current state of higher education for anyone concerned with intellectual and financial future of America.
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ISBN:
9780544027077
0544027078

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