ERIC Number: ED524442
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: N/A
National CrossTalk. Volume 14, Number 3, Summer 2006
Trombley, William, Ed.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The primary purpose of "National CrossTalk" is to stimulate informed discussion and debate of higher education issues. This issue contains the following articles: (1) The M Word: "Marketing" Has Changed from a Dirty Word to a Buzzword in Higher Education (Jon Marcus); (2) A Contrarian View of the Testing Industry: FairTest Argues that Standardized Tests Are a Poor Predictor of Student Success (Robert A. Jones); (3) Charles B. Reed: Cal State Chancellor Strives to Promote Quality and Diversity in the Nation's Largest Four-Year College System (Kathy Witkowsky); and (4) A Lefty Under Every Lectern: Conservative Crusader David Horowitz Pushes His "Academic Bill of Rights" (Susan C. Thomson). Other Voices, a regular feature, contains: (1) Unnecessary Barriers: The Exclusion of Foreign Scholars Has Assumed Almost Epidemic Proportions (Robert M. O'Neil); (2) Taiwan's Great Accomplishment: The Country Has Produced a Dramatic Expansion of Higher Education (David L. Kirp); and (3) Left Behind: Many Disadvantaged Students Are "Hidden in Averages" (Rebecca Zwick).
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Political Attitudes, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Political Socialization, Academic Freedom, Scholarship, Foreign Nationals, Barriers, Standardized Tests, Industry, Criticism
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Identifiers - Location: California; Massachusetts; Taiwan