ERIC Number: ED441371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Postbaccalaureate Futures: New Markets, Resources, Credentials. American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education.
Kohl, Kay J., Ed.; LaPidus, Jules B., Ed.
The 15 papers in this book consider the issues, opportunities, and challenges facing higher education with regard to postbaccalaureate education, focusing particularly on how to ensure a productive, competitive workforce in today's global-based economy. Titles in Part 1, "Emerging Markets for Postbaccalaureate Education," are: (1) "Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Education: A Dynamic Balance" (Jules B. LaPidus); (2) "The Postbaccalaureate Learning Imperative" (Kay J. Kohl); (3) "Investing in Learning Companies" (Howard Marc Block); and (4) "The Knowledge Supply Chain: The Logical Extension to Success" (Stephen M. Mitchell, James D. Van Erden, Kenneth P. Voytek). Titles in Part 2, "Strategies for Extending Learning Resources in an Information Age," include: (5) "Tangled Web(s): The Rise of the Absent-Networked Professor and 'The Translucent University'" (Michael Schrage); (6) "Financing Postbaccalaureate Education in an Age of Telecommunicated Learning" (Michael B. Goldstein); and (7) "Risk, Tribe and Lore: Envisioning Digital Libraries for Postbaccalaureate Learning" (Peter Lyman). Part 3, "Creating and Credentialing High-Quality Learning," offers the following titles: (8) "Recasting Postbaccalaureate Programs as Learning Systems" (Alan R. Bassindale, John Daniel); (9) "Assessing the Quality of Postbaccalaureate Learning in the New Higher Education Marketplace" (Steven D. Crow); (10) "Certification for Employability: What's New?" (Alice J. Irby); and (11) "Intravenous Learning" (Donald N. Langenberg). Part 4, "Balancing the Private and Public Good," includes: (12)"Research Universities in Transition" (Myles Brand); (13) "Demand for Postbaccalaureate Education in a Knowledge-Driven Research Environment" (David G. Burnett); (14) "Higher Education's Changing Contours: The Policy Implications of an Emerging System" (Patrick M. Callan, Joni E. Finney); and (15) "Postbaccalaureate Futures: Where Do We Go from Here?" (Kay J. Kohl, Jules B. LaPidus). There are three appendixes: "Certificate Program Snapshots" (Wayne Patterson); "Creating Postbaccalaureate Programs To Meet Workforce Needs: Participating Institutions"; and "'Postbaccalaureate Futures' Colloquium Participants." (Most chapters contain references.) (RH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Learning, Lifelong Learning, Nontraditional Students, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Research Universities, School Business Relationship, Skill Obsolescence, Student Certification, Technological Literacy, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.