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ERIC Number: EJ797246
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Out Out, Damned Spot: General Education in a Market-Driven Institution
Harris, Michael S.
Journal of General Education, v55 n3-4 p186-200 2006
The influence of market forces on general education creates threats and opportunities that must be proactively addressed. This essay argues for understanding the rise of the marketplace and its influence on general education by exploring student consumerism as well as teaching and learning in a market-oriented environment. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A