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Manninen, Bertha Alvarez; Mulder, Jack, Jr. – Liberal Education, 2019
The authors, Bertha Alvarez Manninen, a pro-choice associate professor of philosophy at Arizona State University, and Jack Mulder Jr., a pro-life professor of philosophy at Hope College in Michigan have argued with each other since graduate school about abortion and other issues, while respecting each other's stances and friendship. In the current…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Debate, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
Leggett, Jason – Liberal Education, 2019
Higher education must reinvent how educators think about collaborative learning. To provoke change toward more democratic and equitable educational opportunities, educators must discuss what technology they need to imagine, design, and create in order to navigate today's global challenges, especially if they hope students will continue their work…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperative Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Esquilin, Marta Elena; Eatman, Timothy K. – Liberal Education, 2019
The Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) at Rutgers University--Newark is an initiative that is expanding traditional notions of honors and transforming the Rutgers--Newark community. The HLLC promotes academic excellence, community engagement, and social equity. It seeks to eradicate structural barriers while critiquing deficit-based…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, College Students, Scholarship, Honors Curriculum
King, W. Joseph – Liberal Education, 2019
Founded in the American colonies and later on the frontier, the nation's liberal arts colleges were charged with providing a broad-based education that would prepare students for a wide variety of professions. These early institutions looked to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who, keenly aware that a successful republic required creative free…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Colleges, Universities, Role of Education
Levine, Peter – Liberal Education, 2019
The summer of 1961 was the summer of the Freedom Rides. Interracial groups led by college students drew global attention as they traveled on intercity buses in the teeth of white-supremacist violence. Today, powerful youth-led social movements--Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, the campaigns against gun violence and climate change, and anti-abortion and…
Descriptors: Freedom, Civil Rights, Campuses, Activism
Quintero, Amanda; Buhl, Geoffrey; Pajka Hasendonckx, Michelle; Inouye, Carolyn; Ramirez, Joshua – Liberal Education, 2019
The California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) campus of 1930s Spanish and Mission-style architecture has around 7,100 students and is truly local-serving: 52 percent of all students enrolled in fall 2018 were from Ventura County, 26 percent came from neighboring Los Angeles County, and most other students hailed from other nearby…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, College Attendance, Hispanic American Students, Counties
Cherwitz, Richard – Liberal Education, 2019
Over the past few years, the author has received numerous letters, phone calls, and emails from friends, academic colleagues, and members of the community inquiring why, having been a scholar for more than forty years, he now spends so much time writing op-eds. The author explains his urge to write op-eds and how this urge to write essays for the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, News Writing, Opinions, Essays
Chung, Leeva C.; McArdle-Jaimes, Daniel – Liberal Education, 2019
Achieving learning outcomes during a semester- or quarter-long course is no guarantee that students "got it"--that students have learned how to learn or that they have successfully bridged the gap between theory and practice. Higher education has developed diverse pedagogical approaches to expand the notion of teaching. Over the past…
Descriptors: Career Development, Community Involvement, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
Cantor, Nancy – Liberal Education, 2018
Nancy Cantor is chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark. This article was adapted from Cantor's address at "The Power of Civic Engagement--Across Campus, Within Communities, Beyond Borders," the premeeting symposium at the 2018 annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Cantor contemplates the power of civic…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Higher Education
Bowen, José Antonio – Liberal Education, 2018
In this article, Jose Antonio Bowen, president of Goucher College, writes that a new technological society inclusive of all students and graduates, a new model of education geared toward the learning economy, where more--maybe even most--content learning takes place after graduation may be required. Bowen believes that in order to prepare students…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Higher Education, Metacognition, Independent Study
Reed, Matt; McConnell, Kate Drezek – Liberal Education, 2018
Colleges and universities have become practiced in articulating the value of diversity in relation to their institutional missions. Though the missions of these various institutions of higher education may be distinctive, they are united by the shared goals of educating students and advancing knowledge. AAC&U's membership comprises a range of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Benefits, Role of Education, Professional Associations
Kuroki, Yusuke; Preciado, Henoc – Liberal Education, 2018
Countless mothers and fathers have left behind familiar landscapes, beloved family and friends, and the comfort of certainty to give their children lives better than their own. It is no coincidence that many of these parents chose as their new home the United States of America, a country founded on the promise of public education. The proud home…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, State Universities, Academic Achievement
Lawrence, Pareena G. – Liberal Education, 2018
When considering the current state of public discourse about diversity, inclusion, and free speech, Pareena G. Lawrence begins this article on two hopeful notes: First, Americans celebrate diversity more fervently than their peers in other countries, and second, we've gotten through divisive times in our national history before. In the hope that…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Cultural Differences, Freedom of Speech, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
Scott, Joan Wallach – Liberal Education, 2018
There is nothing new about attacks on college and university faculty for what is deemed unacceptable political expression. The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was founded more than one hundred years ago in response to exactly these kinds of attacks. This article discusses good and bad examples of responses to the targeted…
Descriptors: College Administration, Higher Education, Administrators, College Faculty
Hora, Matthew T. – Liberal Education, 2018
Soon after the Great Recession of 2008 hit this manufacturing stalwart of the upper Midwest, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker began proclaiming that the skills gap--the idea that plenty of well-paying jobs existed, but the educational system was failing to provide employers with skilled workers--was the primary cause of high unemployment and a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Job Skills, Education Work Relationship, Achievement Gap
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