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ERIC Number: EJ608290
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-1546
Unfulfilled Prophecy: The Evolution of Corporate Colleges.
Thompson, Gordon
Journal of Higher Education, v71 n3 p322-41 May-Jun 2000
Examines the current status of "corporate colleges," accredited degree-granting institutions sponsored by corporations during the 1970s and 1980s; notes that only 5 of 26 institutions survive. Reasons for their decline include the tendency of corporations to focus attention and resources on core businesses and to "outsource" corporate education; accreditation requirements; and willingness of colleges/universities to meet corporation's educational needs. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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