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ERIC Number: ED306801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Executive Summaries of Reports and Books on Higher Education.
Talbott, Mary J.
Brief summaries of 12 books and reports on higher education are presented as part of the final report by the Arizona Board of Regents' Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness. The summaries retain a substantial amount of the original language of the work, but do not contain evaluations. Publications are as follows: "Integrity in the College Curriculum: A Report to the Academic Community" (Association of American Colleges); "The Closing of the American Mind: Education and the Crisis of Reason" (A. Bloom); "The Undergraduate Experience in America" (E. Boyer); "High School: A Report on Secondary Education in America" (E. Boyer); "Arizona Postsecondary Education in the Eighties" (Education Commission of the States, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona); "Transforming the State Role in Undergraduate Education" (Education Commission of the States); "Searching for Academic Excellence: Twenty Outstanding Colleges and Their Leaders" (J. Gilley and others); "To Reclaim a Legacy: A Report on the Humanities in Higher Education" (National Endowment for the Humanities); "Choosing Quality: Reducing Conflict Between the State and the University" (F. Newman); "Higher Education and the American Resurgence" (F. Newman); "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform" (U.S. Department of Education, the National Commission on Excellence in Education); and "Involvement in Learning: Realizing the Potential of American Higher Education" (U.S. Department of Education, National Institute of Education Study Group on the Conditions of Excellence in American Higher Education). (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona Board of Regents, Phoenix.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona