Richard E. Miller

As if Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education
Cornell University Press, 1998

altAlthough the culture wars have preoccupied the nation for the past two decades, these impassioned debates about the function of education have produced few lasting institutional changes. Writing with wit and precision, Professor Richard E. Miller shows why the system of higher education has been particularly resistant to reform. Unraveling stereotypes about conservative, liberal, and radical reform efforts, Miller looks at what has actually happened when theories about education have been put into practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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