Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||David F. Noble.|
|LC Classifications||LB2395.7 .N63 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 116 p.|
|Number of Pages||116|
Digital Diploma Mills The Automation of Higher Education. By David F. Noble Book Details; Reviews; An important book for anyone concerned about the future of education. David Noble exposes what lies behind the current push for distance education and passionately defends a non-commercial vision of universities that serve the public interest. Digital Diploma Mills could have been the book of the moment if it had been published three years ago, but in these days of dried-up venture capital funds and vastly diminished expectations for profit windfalls in online education, the online threat the book describes feels much further away than it did in The private money required for such a massive transformation has . Digital Diploma Mills provides a penetrating analysis of how the marriage between new technologies and the corporate search for profits shapes what happens in the classrooms of higher learning. This is essential reading not only for those who care about the pursuit of truth in an autonomous academy, but for all who are concerned with the growing corporate . In this provocative history of for-profit higher education, historian and educational researcher A. J. Angulo tells the remarkable and often sordid story of these "diploma mills," which target low-income and nontraditional students while scooping up a Cited by: 6.
I understand that this book, Digital Diploma Mills: The Automation of Higher Education by David F. Noble is an important read. Here is a. Allen Ezell founded and was the head of the FBI’s DipScam diploma-mill task force. He is also the author of Counterfeit Diplomas and Transcripts and Accreditation Mills. John Bear, PhD, former head of new business development for Pearson’s educational division, is the author of the bestselling Bears’ Guide series of educational books, plus numerous books Cited by: David Noble is the author of Progress Without People (BTL, ) and Digital Diploma Mills (BTL, ). He teaches history at York University, Toronto. He teaches history at York University, Toronto. Preview this book»5/5(1). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: diploma mills.
Digital Diploma Mills David F. Noble 1 The Automation of Higher Education October Recent events at two large North American universities signal dramatically that we have entered a new era in higher education, one which is rapidly drawing the halls of academe into the age of automation. In mid- summer the UCLA administration launched its. I read Digital Diploma Mills back when it first came out, and since then, I have seen many of the things Noble prophesied come to pass. As the face-to-face classroom is replaced more and more by its very poor cousin, the "on-line" class, the largest piece gets taken from the educational puzzle: real-time human interaction/5. “David Noble's Digital Diploma Mills is a work of extraordinary importance and deserves the attention of everyone who is concerned with the future of higher education, social inequality, and democracy. Written in a clear, accessible, and to-the-point style, that makes it a real page-turner.”Author: David F. Noble. Get this from a library! Digital diploma mills: the automation of higher education. [David F Noble] -- "Is the Internet the springboard which will take universities into a new age, or a threat to their existence? Will dotcom degrees create new opportunities for those previously excluded, or .