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Shoenberg, Robert – Liberal Education, 2009
Liberal education and the liberal arts are not synonymous. "Liberal arts" refers to certain subjects of study, which may be pursued to many possible ends. "Liberal education" may be pursued through any subject matter, but the term implies distinct purposes: (1) breadth of awareness and appreciation; (2) clarity and precision of thought and…
Descriptors: General Education, Criticism, Critical Thinking, Liberal Arts
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Shoenberg, Robert – Liberal Education, 1990
The president of the faculty senate, the head of the employee union, or the president of a student organization have designated leadership positions, yet they get little formal help to prepare them to assume their roles. A leadership development plan should rest on two major goals: prestige and perspective. (MLW)
Descriptors: Administrators, College Administration, College Faculty, College Students
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Shoenberg, Robert – Liberal Education, 1981
Besides giving examples of the complexity of human interactions, the study of literature can give the college administrator a sensitivity to the particular circumstances of individual cases and to the tone and symbolic meanings of administrative actions. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Education, College Administration
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Shoenberg, Robert – Liberal Education, 1982
The purpose of the university is enough different from that of the liberal arts college that there exists a systematic bias against and neglect of liberal arts in the former. Insights are given into the causes of and solutions to this problem. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Role, Critical Thinking