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Liberal Education, 2009
All disciplines and fields have something important to contribute to liberal learning. History, however, provides something distinctive. This contribution can be enhanced by a more explicit understanding of the relationship between the history major and the broader goals and processes of liberal learning, and through consideration of that…
Descriptors: General Education, Objectives, History, Curriculum
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Arenella, Lynn S.; Davi, Angelique M.; Veeser, Cyrus R.; Wiggins, Roy A., III – Liberal Education, 2009
At Bentley College, a four-year private institution located in Waltham, Massachusetts, over 90 percent of students major in business disciplines. For decades, Bentley's strong arts and sciences departments have battled for a place within an overwhelmingly career-focused curriculum, and great strides have been made to change the traditional…
Descriptors: Workshops, Sciences, Science Education, Liberal Arts
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Armstrong, Paul B. – Liberal Education, 2002
Describes the curriculum of Brown University, a curriculum that honors the Emersonian ideal of individual self-realization while it addresses the challenges of cultural difference. Points out that interdisciplinary exploration and undergraduate research are the key components of Brown's distinctive curriculum. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum, Higher Education