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The Higher Education 'Crisis': Facing Race 2012

As I head out to speak at Facing Race 2012, I’m reviewing some of my thoughts about the nature of the higher education crisis that occupies the news lately.

This is the presentation that hits the high points of my talk.

To hear the whole thing you’ve got to make your way to Baltimore. But, if you’ve ever read me at all the take-away should be familiar enough to you: degrees don’t create jobs; jobs create jobs.

Mo degrees Mo problems from tressiemc
Further reading:
What happened to on-the-job-training?
Good Jobs, Bad Jobs
MOOCs and Performing Innovation

One comment on “The Higher Education 'Crisis': Facing Race 2012

  1. John Goldstein
    November 19, 2012

    Great presentation – thanks!

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This entry was posted on November 16, 2012 by in #LowerEd, Public Sociology.