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How College Works

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$21.00 • £16.95 • €19.00

ISBN 9780674979802

Publication Date: 02/19/2018

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224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration

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There is a lot to like about How College Works.—Mary Taylor Huber, Change

The book shares the narrative of the student experience, what happens to students as they move through their educations, all the way from arrival to graduation. This is an important distinction. [Chambliss and Takacs] do not try to measure what students have learned, but what it is like to live through college, and what those experiences mean both during the time at school, as well as going forward.—John Warner, Inside Higher Ed

This is a wonderful book—both rigorous and a pleasure to read. A core insight shines through—the reminder that even with the proliferation of technology, human interactions remain central to most students’ college experience.—Richard Light, Harvard University

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