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ISBN: 9781459404359-05

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The View from the Front of the Class

From: Campus Confidential


An analysis of how universities have changed and what it is like inside the educational institutions separated as such: 42 The Good Old Days

43 Are the Fine Arts Undervalued?

44. The “Man” Problem at Our Universities

45. Perhaps Men are Right

46 Students Aren’t Interested in Book Learning

47 Campus Idealism Is Dead and Buried

48 Part-time Student Work and the Beer Index

49 Students Are No Longer in Awe of Their Professors

50 The Entitlement Generation Has Changed the Game

51 Eighteen Is the New Fifteen

52 A Different Philosophy of Education

53 We Should Demand More, Not Less, from Our Students

54 In Praise of Single Parents 55 Eighteen-Year-Olds Control Our Universities

56 Aboriginal Students Put Their Communities First

57 Cheating and the Internet

58 Students Are Unwilling to Study Abroad

59 Residence Life



Ken S. Coates

KEN S. COATES is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Formerly, he was Dean, Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. He lives in Saskatoon

Bill Morrison

BILL MORRISON was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Ken S. Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, BC.