3 edition of liberal education, its value and where best obtained found in the catalog.
liberal education, its value and where best obtained
Kennard, Joseph Spencer
|Statement||by Joseph Spencer Kennard ...|
|LC Classifications||LB2345 .K4|
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|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||09002917|
This great little book is Volume 1 in a 54 volume set (as published in now it's 60 volumes for $). The purpose of this volume is the argument that liberal education has died out, especially in America, and that in order to preserve our freedoms and government, we need to claim the right to a liberal education/5(53). The Value of a Liberal Education Words | 7 Pages. society we view education as many things, but among the many views and opinions of education there are two major views we see that stand out, education is a right for all and education is necessary only for finding a successful career.
A Liberal Education Matters Liberal education- its relevancy and practicality- is a relevant topic; it is especially relevant in a day and age where college is not a leisure but a necessity. In his book Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters (Yale University Press), Michael S. Roth argues, his pointedly biased opinion, on the. A liberal arts education equips students from all disciplinary backgrounds with an enquiring mind and an open-ended interest in the pursuit of knowledge. It is on this last point that the difference between liberal education and its instrumentalist critics becomes utterly irreconcilable.
The Value of a Liberal Arts Education Long-respected as the foundation of a fully rounded undergraduate education, the liberal arts remain essential to the 21st-century world. Without an immediately obvious vocational outcome, study of the liberal arts sometimes comes under attack for being impractical. Nowadays, liberal arts tradition is regarded as the delivery of interdisciplinary education across the social sciences but also beyond that, aiming to prepare students for the challenges they are.
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First published in and well into its gazillionth printing, this narrative history drives the right-wing crazy.
Conservatives argue that it's unpatriotic because it catalogs the various violations of equality and freedom that shaped the United States, including slavery, the oppression and destruction of Native Americans, the persistence of gender, ethnic, and racial discrimination, and the.
Education in this country-especially free education- has always been about entrainment and indoctrination. Getting the masses to believe a particular story and of course Christianity is the best Author: Bernie Bleske.
AAC&U champions the economic and civic value of liberal education, its relevance to students’ career aspirations, and its essential role in equipping students for lifelong learning, civic involvement, and personal flourishing.
A Vision of Educational Excellence Grounded in Equity and Inclusion The vision of educational excellence AAC&U works to advance is grounded in equity. However, the CNN host and best-selling author explains why this widely held view is mistaken and a eloquently expounds on the virtues of a liberal arts education?how to write clearly, how to express yourself convincingly, and how to think analytically.
He turns our leaders' vocational argument on its head. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional.
Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. By Mary L. Hermann Learning in the liberal arts and sciences is essential to educate thoughtful and humane professional nurses. Liberal education complements the technical components of nursing education.
In the twenty-first century, linking liberal education to professional nursing education takes on renewed importance. If you’re really determined, you can complete the entire Liberal Arts canon in about 4 years by reading a book every weeks (some larger books will take longer to read though) However, for most people this education may stretch on for decades as you read the books on the list that most interest you (and I’ve also created a 21st Century.
Successful careers and financial gain are just part of the value of a liberal arts education. Its true worth is measured not in dollars but in meaningful lives well lived.
Through the years, the breadth, depth, flexibility and rigor of American liberal arts education has enriched countless lives in. Discover the best Political Conservatism & Liberalism in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Even the most trenchant critics of the liberal ideal of independence still recognize the value for children in being brought, through education, to an ability to recognize for themselves moral truth and to critically think for themselves about what they have been taught.
No critic of liberalism advocates a life of practical deliberation by proxy. It's a well-worn (if not-entirely-agreed-upon) idea that college makes people more a new report adds a twist to this: the most educated Americans have grown increasingly liberal.
A liberal education makes you a good citizen. The word liberal comes from the Latin liber, which means “free.” At its essence, a liberal education is an education to free the mind from dogma, from controls, from constraints. It is an exercise in freedom. That is why America’s founding fathers believed so passionately in its importance.
Smith College (Northhampton, Massachusetts): As an all women's college, Smith stands out by consistently ranking among the best liberal arts colleges in the U.S.
It offers nearly courses in 50 different fields of study and sends half of its student to study abroad annually. Although Krugman's liberalism is not as progressive as my own, the value of this book lies in its excellent explanation of economic concepts.
In clear terms, he explains why conservative economic theories have failed in the last 60 years, while liberal ones have thrived. A superb introduction to economics without the math. A liberal education, at its best, is threaded through with values that are characteristic features of the enlightened citizen—informed convictions, intercultural literacy, personal integrity, creative expression and the capacity for courageous debate on the real issues.
The Best Books About Science of along with more than 1, conservative and liberal books. All told, the team sorted through metadata for some million books. Every year in America millions of dollars are spent on “education.” 1 We have made K schooling a priority, offered every child the chance at a high school diploma, and, more recently, emphasized the importance of a college degree.
Yet despite this commitment of time, energy, and money not only are students falling behind internationally on test scores 2 and graduating high school.
A liberal education is a system or course of education suitable for the cultivation of a free (Latin: liber) human is based on the medieval concept of the liberal arts or, more commonly now, the liberalism of the Age of Enlightenment. It has been described as "a philosophy of education that empowers individuals with broad knowledge and transferable skills, and a stronger sense of.
The declining role of the liberal arts; the constant refrain of “what are you going to do with a liberal education”; the transfer of university funding away from the liberal arts to science, engineering, research, technology, and the practical professions; and the perversion of the liberal arts into purely subjective, emotional, and private.
Liberal arts education (from Latin liberalis "free" and ars "art or principled practice") is the traditional academic program in Western higher education. Liberal arts generally covers three areas: sciences, arts, and central academic disciplines include philosophy, logic, linguistics, literature, history, political science, sociology, and psychology.
We’ve all heard the jokes about useless liberal arts degrees, but my guest today argues that in today ’s high tech economy, liberal arts degrees can be incredibly useful and even lucrative. His name is George Anders and he’s the author of the book You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education.
We begin our conversation looking at research that.It is for the soul’s health that we engage in inquiry; right action is the indirect, one might almost say, the unintended, consequence of thinking things through.
Indeed, the old understanding of liberal education is that its very liberality consists in its being pursued for its own sake, free from practical purposes—and that this way also happens, blessedly, to make for the most prudent. It’s also interesting that although it’s a popular target of those who insist that a college education should connect to a good job, majors in “Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies.