ERIC Number: ED453763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jun
Transforming Postsecondary Education for the 21st Century. Briefing Papers.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
These briefing papers focus on key roles and issues postsecondary education will face in the 21st century. Together they are intended to stimulate debate and discussion and to encourage alternative perspectives and thoughtful actions. This collection is meant to be the opening of a necessary public conversation. The papers are: (1) "Help Wanted: Advanced Education and the Changing Workforce" (Anthony P. Carnevale); (2) "Postsecondary Education's Roles in Social Mobility and Social Justice" (William G. Bowen); (3) "The School-College Connection" (Arthur Levine); (4) "Changing Demands on Teacher Education and Professional Development" (James B. Hunt, Jr. and Molly Corbett Broad); (5) "Education Uses of Information Technology: A View for State Leaders" (Margaret A. Miller and Steven W. Gilbert); (6) "Higher Education for the Next Century: Changing State Needs and Roles" (Patrick M. Callan and Gordon K. Davies"; and (7) "Convergence and Competition: Transforming Postsecondary Education - An International Perspective" (Alan Wagner). (Contains 5 figures, 1 table, 8 endnotes, and 16 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, School Role, Social Change
Education Commission of the States Distribution Center, 707 17th Street, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427 (PS-99-1: $12 plus postage and handling). Tel: 303-299-3692.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.