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Stefan Popenici
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What Undermines Higher Education: And How This Impacts Employment, Economies and Our Democracies

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What Undermines Higher Education explores "big challenges" for colleges and universities around the world. From rising inequality, decline of academic rigor, graduate unemployment and underemployment, this book is an important reading for scholars and students, policy makers and parents and encourages all to explore what they have taken for granted over the last decades. ...more
Paperback, 133 pages
Published February 1st 2013 by Createspace
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Tara Brabazon
Dec 10, 2013 Tara Brabazon rated it it was ok
There is much of note in this book, and I was torn between a two and three star rating for it.

_What undermines higher education_ is part of an important sub-genre in higher education studies: the 'university in crisis' polemic. There are many of these produced around the world. They are valuable. They are passionate. They are stroppy.

Where Popenici and Kerr get tangled is in the theorization of online learning. Following on from (an uncited) Neil Postman's argument - that computers are changing
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