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By Sherwood Thompson

This encyclopedia comprises over three hundred entries alphabetically prepared for simple use by way of students and basic readers alike. Thompson, assisted by means of a community of participants and experts, presents a finished and systematic choice of precise entries that describe, intimately, very important variety and social justice topics.

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Historical Roots The rise of academic freedom in the United States can be traced to several factors. The latter part of the nineteenth century witnessed the rapid expansion of postsecondary education and the development of the modern research university in the United States. During this period, increasing numbers of American college graduates began pursuing graduate studies in Germany—where the model of the research university had first been adopted roughly a half century earlier—and returned home with the goal of developing similar institutions in the United States.

Martin, R. (2011). Under new management: Universities, administrative labor, and the professional turn. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. McPherson, M. S. & Schapiro, M. O. (1999). Tenure issues in higher education. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 13(1), 85–98. Retrieved from http://net. pdf. Nelson, C. (2010, December 21). Defining academic freedom. Insider Higher Ed. com/views/2010/12/21/nelson_on_academic_freedom. Snyder, T. D. & Dillow, S. A. (2012). Digest of education statistics: 2011.

Yet many universities have adopted policies claiming that the institution, rather than faculty members, owns the intellectual property of online course materials.  15). Whether the academic exception to “work-made-for-hire” holds up in the context of distance education is largely an open legal question. The decline of tenure and the corresponding rise of part-time faculty and adjuncts is another major institutional trend that is redefining higher education. From 1970 to 2009, the ratio of full-time to part-time faculty members at postsecondary institutions went from more than three-to-one in 1970 to nearly one-to-one in 2009 (Snyder & Dillow, 2012).

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