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Inventing the Future of Higher Education

by Peshe C. Kuriloff - November 22, 2011

The accomplishments of Steve Jobs, a college drop-out, raise provocative questions about what students learn in college and what they might benefit from learning in the future. This article argues that the goal of higher education going forward should be to produce knowledge rather than consume it. Knowledge-making will require some significant adjustment in how we teach our students.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 22, 2011
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16612, Date Accessed: 6/20/2021 11:54:37 AM

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  • Peshe Kuriloff
    Temple University
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    PESHE C. KURILOFF is an associate professor for teaching and instruction at Temple University's College of Education. She oversees undergraduate general education courses on Youth Cultures and Tweens and Teens and also teaches the seminar that accompanies student teaching. She studies and writes about education policy and practices.
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