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Wells, Linda – Journal of Education, 2000
Discusses whether to teach virtue in college, noting students' flexibility to acquire new narratives and understandings of themselves and their surroundings. Suggests that the narratives students bring to college help shape their character and attitudes toward work, life, and happiness. Asserts that a general education can help students understand…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Integrity, Liberal Arts
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Scott, Barbara Ann – Journal of Education, 1992
Calls attention to the emphasis on the practical in the curricula of community colleges and its infusion into the liberal arts programs of many four-year schools. Even in the upper tiers of the academic system, the vocational vogue is encroaching on the traditional liberal education. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Students, Community Colleges, Course Selection (Students)