ERIC Number: EJ430521
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Tyrannical Machines: A Report on Educational Practices Gone Wrong and Our Best Hopes for Setting Them Right.
Cheney, Lynne V.
Humanities, v12 n1 p4-10,36-37 Jan-Feb 1991
Examines accelerating trend in colleges and universities toward emphasis on research. Comments that prestige and funding accrue from research, not teaching. Analyzes factors in the decline of communicating knowledge as lighter teaching loads result in cost escalation and fewer course offerings. Argues the balance between scholarship and teaching must be restored. (NL)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Publishing, Faculty Workload, Financial Support, Higher Education, Publish or Perish Issue, Teacher Employment, Teacher Promotion, Universities
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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