This is a look at how corporate mentality has replaced learning in higher ed.
The book purports to be a case study of an anonymous, public, research university that is being `transformed' by corporatist presidential leadership.
As the title of his book so clearly expresses, Professor Fish is adamantly opposed to this philosophy of education.
This is a look at how corporate mentality has replaced learning in higher ed. It has a sense of humor and understatement that leavens what might otherwise be a diatribe. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Northern Wanderer
This book is relevant, bold, and thought-provoking. It addresses all those issues that need new ideas to revitalize our institutions.Published 18 months ago by university prof
I have invested (wasted?) a large portion of my life in the educational establishment and have been baffled and bewildered by what I have seen and experienced in over a decade of... Read morePublished 20 months ago by John Lee Grogan Jr.
Just what the title says. Been in education 35 years, and the main goal of educators is NOT educating; it's about survival with a large salary, and nothing demanding... Read morePublished on August 26, 2012 by John Winfrey
The author is able to adopt the methods of primatologist Jane Goodall, who was able to calmly infiltrate the world of chimpanzees and meticulously observe their behavior and social... Read morePublished on December 5, 2010 by Brian H. Fiedler
Tuchman ably combines scholarship and writing ability to describe what is going on as universities become more like their corporate brethren and less like the institutions we loved... Read morePublished on July 9, 2010 by Charldean Newell