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The purposes and the performance of higher education in the United States : approaching the year 2000 : a report and recommendations / by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.


New York : McGraw-Hill, 1973.
ISBN 0070100713

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Other Title Approaching the year 2000
Subjects Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Education, Higher -- United States.
Education, Higher.
Enseignement supérieur -- États-Unis.
Enseignement supérieur -- Finalités.
United States.
Description x, 107 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-107).
Contents Major themes -- Forces for a reevaluation of purposes -- Purpose 1: the education of the individual student and the provision of a constructive environment for developmental growth -- Purpose 2: advancing human capability in society at large -- Purpose 3: educational justice for the postsecondary age group -- Purpose 4: pure learning: supporting intellectual and artistic creativity -- Purpose 5: evaluation of society for self-renewal: through individual thought and persuasion -- Purposes: approaching the year 2000 -- The historical process of accumulating purposes in the American context -- Functions actually performed within the system of higher education -- Functions: contradictions, comparative effectiveness, and complementary combinations -- Contending philosophical views about purposes and functions -- The future: a period of conflict about purposes and functions?
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)636813
(OCoLC)ocm00636813
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