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ERIC Number: ED014305
Record Type: RIE
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NEW DESIGNS FOR LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES, WORKSHOP CONFERENCES TO FOSTER INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (2D, LORETTO HEIGHTS COLLEGE, WINTER PARK, COLORADO, DECEMBER 1-4, 1966).
BONHAM, GEORGE W.
AFTER GENERAL REMARKS ON INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION OVER THE YEARS, THE PROGRAMS OF SIX NEW LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES WERE DESCRIBED BY REPRESENTATIVES OF THESE INSTITUTIONS--(1) THE FIELD-STUDY CENTER ("DISPOSABLE" OR "BEACHHEAD" COLLEGE), A JOINT PROPOSAL BY ANTIOCH AND GODDARD COLLEGES (OHIO), WITH ENROLLMENT FOR A PERIOD RANGING FROM A FEW WEEKS TO A YEAR, DEPENDING ON THE STUDENT'S PARTICULAR PROJECT, (2) HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (MASS.) WITH ITS FOUR SCHOOLS AND THREE DIVISIONS, AUTONOMOUS BUT COOPERATING WITH NEARBY COLLEGES, AND DEVOTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EXPERIMENTATION TO IMPROVE HIGHER EDUCATION IN GENERAL, (3) SURMONTE, A LEARNING CENTER DESIGNED BY STUDENTS OF LORETTO HEIGHTS COLLEGE (COLORADO), TO MEET THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF STUDENTS, WITH PROGRAMS OF VARIABLE CONTENT AND NO SET DURATION, (4) THE ROGER WILLIAMS COLLEGE (MASS.) EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM FOR THE JUNIOR DIVISION WITH A CORE OF COMMON STUDIES DESIGNED TO GIVE THE STUDENT A PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE AS AN EVER-CHANGING PROCESS, (5) THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT WESTCHESTER, WITH ITS ACADEMIC AND ARTS FACULTIES AND ITS EMPHASIS ON THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF CREATIVITY, ESPECIALLY IN THE FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS, AND (6) THE COLLEGE OF OAK RIDGE (TENN.), STRESSING THE CONCEPT OF THE EDUCATED MAN AS A FLEXIBLE, KNOWLEDGEABLE GENERALIST. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Union for Research and Experimentation in Higher Education, Yellow Springs, OH.
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