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The Benefits of Disorder

The Benefits of Disorder THE THIS IS THE NINTH IN A SERffiS OF ESSAYS ON THE AMERICAN FUTURE AND ITS PROBABLE IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION . AMERICAN THE SEitffiS WILL BE CONTINUED IN FUTURE ISSUES. FUTURE THE BENEFITS OF DISORDER by Burton R. Clark t is not easy to predict the future of higher educa­ (1976). Study commissions, broader and steadier in tion, nor, once its shape is discerned, to suggest nature, focus on what troubles high administrators the paths one would like it to take. Dealing with the and committees of seasoned participants, only to future is not simply a question of finding answers find often that a particular trouble has gone away to any single question - academic, social, or eco­ or has been superseded by more important troubles nomic-no matter how pressing the claims may by the time their reports are published and read . In seem at present. Rather, it is vital to look for con­ all these approaches the state of affairs is synony­ nections among the broader issues. To discover the mous with assessing problems, those forced to our roots of American higher education is in some mea­ attention by immediate difficulties or placed on the sure to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Taylor & Francis

The Benefits of Disorder

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning , Volume 8 (9): 7 – Oct 1, 1976

The Benefits of Disorder

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning , Volume 8 (9): 7 – Oct 1, 1976

Abstract

THE THIS IS THE NINTH IN A SERffiS OF ESSAYS ON THE AMERICAN FUTURE AND ITS PROBABLE IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION . AMERICAN THE SEitffiS WILL BE CONTINUED IN FUTURE ISSUES. FUTURE THE BENEFITS OF DISORDER by Burton R. Clark t is not easy to predict the future of higher educa­ (1976). Study commissions, broader and steadier in tion, nor, once its shape is discerned, to suggest nature, focus on what troubles high administrators the paths one would like it to take. Dealing with the and committees of seasoned participants, only to future is not simply a question of finding answers find often that a particular trouble has gone away to any single question - academic, social, or eco­ or has been superseded by more important troubles nomic-no matter how pressing the claims may by the time their reports are published and read . In seem at present. Rather, it is vital to look for con­ all these approaches the state of affairs is synony­ nections among the broader issues. To discover the mous with assessing problems, those forced to our roots of American higher education is in some mea­ attention by immediate difficulties or placed on the sure to

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1939-9146
eISSN
0009-1383
DOI
10.1080/00091383.1976.10568974
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Abstract

THE THIS IS THE NINTH IN A SERffiS OF ESSAYS ON THE AMERICAN FUTURE AND ITS PROBABLE IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION . AMERICAN THE SEitffiS WILL BE CONTINUED IN FUTURE ISSUES. FUTURE THE BENEFITS OF DISORDER by Burton R. Clark t is not easy to predict the future of higher educa­ (1976). Study commissions, broader and steadier in tion, nor, once its shape is discerned, to suggest nature, focus on what troubles high administrators the paths one would like it to take. Dealing with the and committees of seasoned participants, only to future is not simply a question of finding answers find often that a particular trouble has gone away to any single question - academic, social, or eco­ or has been superseded by more important troubles nomic-no matter how pressing the claims may by the time their reports are published and read . In seem at present. Rather, it is vital to look for con­ all these approaches the state of affairs is synony­ nections among the broader issues. To discover the mous with assessing problems, those forced to our roots of American higher education is in some mea­ attention by immediate difficulties or placed on the sure to

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Change: The Magazine of Higher LearningTaylor & Francis

Published: Oct 1, 1976

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