Robert Zemsky: Ideas for Restoring the Heart of the Academy


Individual Questions:
Checklist for Change – Zemsky’s plan for higher education reform (:43)
On the sustainability of U.S. higher education (1:38)
The independence of faculty and the atomization of curriculum (4:36)
Faculty inspired innovation at Stanford, University of Wisconsin OshKosh and Penn (4:49)
The academic department as a Greentree Cooperative (6:20)
National Standards as a matter of design and parallels between higher education and healthcare (2:00)
The impact of economics on the humanities and liberal arts (4:01)
Elements of a national testing regime (4:06)
The role of employers in higher education (2:18)
Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (3:03)
The 3-year baccalaureate, student cohorts and online learning (2:43)
Analysis by Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon (8:52)

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0 Produced in conjunction with the Average Guy Podcast Network

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