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Liberal Education for a Land of Colleges

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Yale's Reports, published in 1828, is a seminalpublication for understanding the development of American higher education. Gi... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Yale's Reports, published in 1828, is a seminalpublication for understanding the development of American higher education. Giving highest priority to critical thinking skills, this fifty-six-page pamphlet played a central role in clearly delineating teaching objectives, modes of learning, and range of curriculum for the nation s colleges. In a deeply researched and well-crafted analytical narrative, David B. Potts introduces Yale s document, probes its origins and message, surveys its national reception, and assesses its import for liberal education, both then and now. His broadly contextual approach helps readers understand why the young republic, informed and encouraged by Yale s rationale, became a land of liberal arts colleges.

Autorentext
David B. Potts is a historian of American colleges and universities and has served liberal arts education in a variety of roles: professor of American history, scholar-in-residence, academic dean, alumnus, and trustee.

Inhalt
Introductory Essay: A Land of Colleges * American Colleges, Fall 1828 * Reports on the Course of Instruction in Yale College (1828) * Annotations for Yale's Reports of 1828 * Yale's Undergraduate Curriculum 1828/29 * The Substance of Two Reports of the Faculty of Amherst College (1827) * Amherst's Undergraduate Curriculum 1828/29 * Remarks on Changes Lately Proposed or Adopted, in Harvard University (1825) * Harvard's Undergraduate Curriculum 1827/28 * A Note on the Research * Roger L. Geiger, Context for a Compelling and Cogent Case

Produktinformationen

Titel: Liberal Education for a Land of Colleges
Untertitel: Yales Reports of 1828
Autor:
EAN: 9780230106291
ISBN: 978-0-230-10629-1
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Erwachsenenbildung, Volkshochschule
Anzahl Seiten: 240
Veröffentlichung: 21.07.2016
Jahr: 2016
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 4.8 MB