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Who Are the Students, and How Are They Shaped by BRIC Higher Education?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter details the educational pathway students take during pre-tertiary schooling, their academic readiness before college, and the process they undergo in their application and admission to ... More


Responses to Change in the Middle Schools

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter six explores the ways that middle schools teachers adjusted their behavior to fit reform guidelines. Middle school employees continued to shape decisions to fit practices that had proven, ... More


The Great Higher Education Expansion

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter discusses in broad terms the historical foundations of BRIC university systems, how the BRICs' higher education systems are being transformed by their enormous enrollment growth, the ... More


Epilogue

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The Epilogue summarizes developments in Japanese schools in the years after the author completed the primary fieldwork for this study. That information indicates that the relaxed education reforms ... More


Advocates’ Hats, Roman Law, and Admission to the Scots Bar, 1580–1812

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a detailed study of actual admissions and of modes of admission as an advocate, almost from the foundation of the College of Justice to the Regency era, focusing on development ... More


Being a “Real” College in America

Alex Posecznick

in Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter focuses on how Ravenwood's community perceives and tangles with merit, how numbers have a privileged place in conversations about entrance examinations, accreditation metrics, among ... More


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