Higher education for the public good

emerging voices from a national movement
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Jossey-Bass , San Francisco
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States, Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States, Common
Statement[edited by] Adrianna J. Kezar, Tony C. Chambers, John Burkhardt.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
ContributionsKezar, Adrianna J., Chambers, Tony C., Burkhardt, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC191.94 .H54 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 345 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15593910M
ISBN 100787973823
LC Control Number2005000719
OCLC/WorldCa57475842

Higher Education for the Public Good includes contributions from leaders in the field―many of whom participated in dialogues hosted by the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good. These leaders are responsible for creating successful strategies, programs, and efforts that foster the public’s role in higher education/5(4).

The book highlights the urgent need for sector-wide planning and collaboration, the development of a public culture across institutions, and a broadening of the higher education curriculum. Higher Education and the Public Good points a way forward to the new and emergent civic and cosmopolitan spaces of by: Higher Education for the Public Good includes contributions from leaders in the field many of whom participated in dialogues hosted by the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good.

These leaders are responsible for creating successful strategies, programs, and efforts that foster the public's role in higher education. The notion of higher education as a public good is under serious contestation in current times. The book argues for the need to resurrect the compelling nature of higher education along with its several implications for public policy and planning, while providing a broad portrayal of global developments, comparative perspectives and key lessons.

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This is a book on the philosophy of higher education in the tradition of Aristotle. Its refreshing message is that higher education, properly conceived, reflects the relatedness of human beings, and that this and "reasoning together" promote and extend the public good.

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Countering recent arguments that we should "unbundle" or "disrupt" higher education, Jason Owen-Smith argues that research universities are valuable gems that deserve s: 1.

Leading Higher Education As and For Public Good asserts that the purpose of higher educationis twofold: for public good and as public good. Acknowledging that the notion of public good increasingly cannot be taken for granted, the book argues that leading, teaching and learning must be directly connected to its pursuit.

Whether higher education is a public good or has positive externalities may appear a meaningless semantic debate. But terminology has real consequences, not least because public. Indeed, with the higher education cards scattered all across the table, government and academia urgently need to put the deck back in order for the benefit of the entire nation.

There are numerous points on which all parties can readily agree. Institutions should use public funds responsibly. The notion of higher education as a public good is under serious contestation in current times.

The book argues for the need to resurrect the compelling nature of higher education along with its several implications for public policy and planning, while providing a broad portrayal of global developments, comparative perspectives and key lessons. This book asks how we can reclaim the university for the public good.

The editors and contributors argue that the sector is in crisis, accelerated by the passing of the UK Higher Education Research Act in and made visible during the University and College Union strikes in April In Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free, Robert Samuels argues that many institutions of higher education squander funds and mislead the public about such things as average class size, faculty-to-student ratios, number of faculty with PhDs, and other indicators of educational quality.

Parents and students seem to have little knowledge of. Samuel N. Fongwa, Interrogating the public good versus private good dichotomy: is ‘black tax’ as a higher education public good, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, /, (), ().

"At a time when public confidence in higher education is on the decline, Gavazzi and Gee offer a critical roadmap for land-grant universities going forward.

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Universities tend to be judged by the tes /5(2). A new survey from Teachers College finds that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe higher education is an excellent or good investment of public funds, and that higher education benefits society at large through scientific advances, the encouragement of national prosperity and development, and civic participation.

Higher education: Public good or private commodity.

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Gareth Williams* UCL Institute of Education, University College London Authors who claim that higher education is a public service are often concerned about equity: they are making a normative case that like all education.

This book calls on everyone within higher education to be part of a national movement, a meta-movement, to draw attention to the cause of the public good in higher education. The authors outline how faculty, staff, and administrators can play a part in “transactional” and “transformational” change.

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For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America Charles Dorn.

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Series: American Book Description: Dorn illustrates the ways in which civic-mindedness, practicality, commercialism, and affluence influenced higher education's dedication to the public good. Each ethos, long a part of American history and tradition, came to. What are the pathways from an undergraduate education to the public good, including inclusive economic development?

These questions have particular resonance in the South African higher education context, which is attempting to tackle the challenges of widening access and improving completion rates in in a system in which the segregations of.

The book is Land-Grant Universities for the Future: Higher Education for the Public Good (Johns Hopkins University Press). The authors are E. Gordon Gee, the president of West Virginia University, and Stephen M. Gavazzi, a professor of human development and family science at Ohio State University, where Gee was formerly president.

Because, in many communities, only a quarter of registered voters have kids in school, it is important that the public recognizes the benefit of education as a public good. In his new book Our Kids, Robert Putnam decries the emergence of a disturbing “opportunity gap.” The eight policies outlined above make big strides to narrowing the gap.