Haley Scholars Fall 2012 Reading Groups
We've covered just about half way through Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa's Academically Adrift about the "limited" learning possibilities for modern-day college students. Under-prepared students, the lack of adequate guidance, the absence of rigorous course requirements, and the search for "easy" courses have contributed to a devaluing of collegiate education. As a result, from an academic standpoint, many students are, as the book title notes, adrift or moving without a sense of purpose.
We've covered several issues in the book so far. At this point, what's one topic addressed by Arum and Roksa that you have found particularly noteworthy? Why?