Synopses & Reviews
Bok concludes that the competition for the best students, the most advanced scholarship, the most successful scientific research, the best facilities--has helped to produce venturesome, adaptable, and varied universities. But because the process of learning itself is imperfectly understood, it is difficult to achieve sustained progress in the quality of education or even to determine which educational innovations actually enhance learning.
About the Author
Derek C. Bok is President Emeritus and Three Hundredth Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University.