The Resource Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz, (electronic resource)

Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz, (electronic resource)

Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life
Title
Excellent sheep
Title remainder
the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life
Statement of responsibility
William Deresiewicz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A sharp look at the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and culminates in the skewed applications Deresiewicz saw firsthand as a member of Yale's admissions committee. As schools shift focus from the humanities to 'practical' subjects like economics and computer science, students are losing the ability to think in innovative ways
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deresiewicz, William
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Mel Foster
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foster, Mel
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11162690
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 34 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781494522902
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11162690
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11162690
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 34 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494522902
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11162690
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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