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ERIC Number: ED475500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Imperatives for Change in Higher Education: Planning the Future of the American Campus.
Nair, Prakash
This two-part article examines the future of the U.S. campus and, by extension, implications for its design. It first discusses four key change agents facing U.S. higher education: technology-driven growth of information and communication, globalization, competition, and accountability. It then describes positive changes that are needed and already occurring in many areas of higher education in response to these pressures: adopting student-centered models, becoming more market driven, developing "centers of excellence," being a good neighbor, integrating technology through distance learning and wireless applications, designing for flexibility, facilitating social interaction, and implementing new accountability measures. (EV)
For full text: imperatives higher ed.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Design Share, Minneapolis, MN.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A