Higher Education
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HE 792: Special Topics in Higher Education

HE 792-A01: Current Trends in Higher Ed
(Summer 2017)

Online

Section Information for Summer 2017

This course is designed to explore and discuss current trends in higher education with a focus on three overarching themes – higher education as a public good, human capital in higher education, and democratic education. Attention is centered on current issues such as the rise of for-profit education, academic capitalism, the erosion of faculty governance, access and equity, and developmental education among others. Students will be expected to attend class, be current with the issues facing higher education, and actively engage in course discussions.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

Covers current topics in higher education. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. Equivalent to CTCH 792.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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