Richard Arum is professor in the Department of Sociology with a joint appointment in the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University. He is also director of the Education Research Program of the Social Science Research Council and the author of Judging School Discipline: The Crisis of Moral Authority in American Schools. Josipa Roksa is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Virginia.
What contribution can be made to the review process after 37 reviews? Of the 259 pages, only 144 pages comprise the book chapters, the rest comprising the appendix, index etc. Read morePublished 22 days ago by fifty50
The concepts and conclusions are based on empirical evidence. And, it is written in simple language--a comprehensive description of the problems in higher education, USA.Published 5 months ago by Irene Little
I started reading this when it was first published. I just finished it and the delay helped me appreciate the authors' call for action. Read morePublished 7 months ago by I. M. Jones
Intelligent book, based on research of learning in Colleges. The Authors express themselves as unsatisfied with actual assessment of student performance in Colleges - they want to... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Pedro Demo
Just a bit too much statistics for me. Wow.
Hard to get my teeth into but that's just me.
I am a firm believer that you get out of college what you put into it and I... Read more
Just because we want more people who are good at thinking about difficult and complex problems, think abstractly, and who can explain themselves well, it does not follow that we... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jordan Bell
Provides excellent research on the challenges faced by college faculty in the 21st century. Recommend for every academic facing academic adrift issues covered in the book,... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Eugene Fram
This was a good price for the instructor. He got lots of use out of this book. Great deal. AwesomePublished 16 months ago by Ndn_angle!