The new education : how to revolutionize the university to prepare students for a world in flux / Cathy N. Davidson
Books/Textual Material | Basic Books | 2017 | First edition.
Available at Gumberg CTE 727 Fisher Hall. Call 412-396-5177 for availability. (LB2322.2 .D39 2017) plus 1 more
New York : Basic Books, 
vii, 318 pages ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Quarter life crisis -- College for everyone -- Against technophobia -- Against technophilia -- Palpable impact -- Why college costs so much -- The measure of a student -- The future of learning.
"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 N. 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 the challenges to come."--Amazon.com.
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