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Advancing the liberal arts

Advancing the liberal arts

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Humanistic -- United States,
    • Community colleges -- United States -- Curricula

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementStanley F. Turesky, editor.
      SeriesThe Jossey-Bass higher education series, New directions for community colleges,, no. 42 (June 1983), New directions for community colleges ;, no. 42.
      ContributionsTuresky, Stanley F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC1011 .A35 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. ;
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3516081M
      ISBN 100875899404
      LC Control Number82084178

      arts—we just need to renew them. We need liberal arts that are not modified, but purified. The very name, “liberal arts,” evokes a body of learning that is as durable as it is ancient. In the classical tradition, formalized in the European Middle Ages, the Artes Liberales consisted of a trivium of arts of reading and composition—logic. Ranging from Plato in antiquity to Martha Nussbaum in the present era, the authors of the seventy readings included in The Liberal Arts Tradition present significant and exemplary views addressing liberal arts education over the course of its history, particularly in the United States. Most of the documents are newly translated or no longer available in print.

        A liberal-arts education, which Louis Menand defined in The Marketplace of Ideas as "a background mentality, a way of thinking, a kind of intellectual DNA that Author: Nannerl O. Keohane. The liberal arts face a perfect storm. The economy is struggling with obscenely high unemployment and is mired in massive federal and state deficits. Budget cutting won’t spare education. The public is already angry over fraud, waste, and incompetence in our schools and universities.

      Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance. Lacroute Initiative for Advancing the Liberal Arts. Thanks to a generous donation from Linfield College Trustee Ronni Lacroute, Linfield is able to support the Lacroute Initiative for Advancing the Liberal Arts at Linfield College. The Initiative is a three-year program (funded through J ) and is a forum for enacting an.


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The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Philosophy of Christian Classical Education introduces readers to a paradigm for understanding a classical education that transcends the familiar 3-stage pattern of grammar, logic, and rhetoric.

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For much of the past century, scholars have questioned the viability and sustainability of liberal arts colleges, and empirical research suggests that the number of liberal arts colleges has declined in recent decades.

In one study, of colleges identified as liberal arts colleges inonly continued to serve primarily a nonprofessional mission by Author: Nathan Grawe.

Various aspects of liberal arts education in the community college are discussed in the 11 articles in this monograph. First, Myron A. Marty presents an overview of current conditions and pressures affecting the liberal arts in the two-year college.

Then, Jack Friedlander reviews the data on student participation in liberal arts courses. Ruth G. Shaw's article discusses what students should Author: Stanley F. Turesky. essay will present the reader with a fundamental understanding of the seven liberal arts that formed the foundation for classical edu-cation then and now.

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Lafley wisely extols the virtues of the liberal arts as an outstanding means for future employment. Composition(s) in the New Liberal Arts. Hampton Press, Research and Teaching in Rhetoric and Composition. Turesky, Stanley F.

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