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Corporatization of higher education : the move for greater standardized assessment programs

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Understanding education and policy, Hampton Press, Cresskill, N.J., p.90 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2822.75 .E64 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8522647

Keywords:

Education, Educational accountability--United States, Educational evaluation--United States, Higher--United States--Evaluation

Abstract:

Contents: Heightened scrutiny -- This isn't high school -- Assessment and social justice : whining and dining -- The practice of assessment : assessment for assessment's sake -- Corporate dominance in thought, word, and sometimes, deed -- Assessment through self-study (promotion through self-promotion) -- Dead weight walking : the professor privilege -- Merit pay as an assessment tool: it ain't over, 'til it's over, but I think it's over : the sure and swift demise of my university's faculty union -- No college or university left untouched, where do we go from here?