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Academically adrift : limited learning on college campuses

Author: Richard Arum; Josipa Roksa
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2011.
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Are undergraduates really learning anything once they get to college? The answer is no. As troubling as their findings are, the authors argue that for many faculty and administrators this conclusion will come as no surprise and is the expected result of a student body distracted by socializing or working and an institutional culture that puts undergraduate learning close to the bottom of the priority list.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arum, Richard.
Academically adrift.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
(OCoLC)699507856
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Arum; Josipa Roksa
ISBN: 9780226028552 0226028550 9780226028569 0226028569
OCLC Number: 587209637
Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: College cultures and student learning --
Origins and trajectories --
Pathways through colleges adrift --
Channeling students' energies toward learning --
A mandate for reform.
Responsibility: Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa.

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In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelor's degree is required for entry into a growing number of professions. This title asks the question - are  Read more...
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