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Higher education for everybody? Issues and implications.

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Published by American Council on Education in Washington .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by W. Todd Furniss.
ContributionsFurniss, W. Todd 1921- ed., American Council on Education.
LC ClassificationsLB2325 .H485
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5705212M
ISBN 100826813194
LC Control Number70152685

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Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education. First, higher education in the United States must make a long overdue effort to redefine "the college student." Today's working definition is based on an out-of-date stereotype--the full-time undergraduate resident in a four-year college.