ERIC Number: EJ1018227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
The Changing Role That Education Plays
Ramaley, Judith A.
Journal of General Education, v62 n2-3 p144-159 2013
Our educational system has always reflected the social, cultural, and economic conditions prevailing at the time. The impact of technological advances as well as global competition now impose a new agenda on higher education to ensure that all students can succeed in a complex and rapidly changing world. Fortunately, we have many resources to aid us in this effort as we work our way through a new era of rapid change--energetic new faculty, cross-generational groups of students who can inspire and inform each other, and new community connections that are opening up pathways to learning.
Descriptors: World Views, Educational Needs, Expectation, Institutional Mission, Scholarship, Educational Change, Influence of Technology, Undergraduate Study, Demography, Financial Support, Context Effect, Economic Impact, Social Influences, Role of Education
Pennsylvania State University Press. 820 North University Drive, USB 1 Suite C, University Park, PA 16802. Tel: 800-326-9180; Tel: 814-865-1327; Fax: 814-863-1408; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.psupress.org/journals/jnls_jge.html
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A