Fast and Curious : A History of Shortcuts in American Education, Paperback / softback Book

Fast and Curious : A History of Shortcuts in American Education Paperback / softback

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This book examines four types of shortcuts in the history of American education-streamlined paths to vocational success, cultural sophistication, college credentials, and the efficient use of English. The chapters profile Norman Rockwell, the Harvard Classics, Cliff Notes, speed reading, a Doctor of Arts diploma for college teachers, and other riveting examples of time-savers that attracted millions of ambitious Americans since the late 19th century.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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  • ISBN: 9781475836936

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