ERIC Number: ED464531
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
The Knowledge Economy and Postsecondary Education: Report of a Workshop (Washington, DC, May 14-15, 2001).
Graham, Patricia Albjerg, Ed.; Stacey, Nevzer G., Ed.
The Committee on the Impact of the Changing Economy on the Education System of the Center for Education, National Research Council, held a workshop to discuss changes in postsecondary education practices in response to economic factors. The report results from the Committees deliberations, the discussions at the workshop, and the papers prepared for the workshop. Part 1 of this document, the Workshop Report, identifies the central questions that emerged from the workshop discussion. Part 2 presents the following conference papers: (1) Demographic and Attainment Trends in Postsecondary Education (Lisa Hudson); (2) Community Colleges in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities (Thomas Bailey); (3) The Impact of the Changing Economy on Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education: The Importance of the Internet (Carol A. Twigg); (4) Higher Education, the Emerging Market, and the Public Good (Brian Pusser); (5) A Role for the Internet in American Education? Lessons from Cisco Networking Academies (Richard Murnane, Nancy Sharkey, and Frank Levy); and (6) Creating High Quality Learning Environments: Guidelines from Research on How People Learn (John Bransford, Nancy Vye, and Helen Bateman). One appendix contains the workshop agenda, and the other lists workshop participants. Each paper contains references. (Contains 19 tables and 14 figures.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.