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ERIC Number: ED017532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 63
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Reference Count: 0
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BUILDING FROM STRENGTH, A NEW COLLEGE FOR CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY.
Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA.
A DESIGN FOR A NEW COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES AT CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY IS PRESENTED. THE GOAL OF THE NEW COLLEGE IS TO INITIATE IN THE STUDENT A PROCESS OF EVOLUTION WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO SHAPE HIM THROUGHOUT LIFE. THE CURRICULUM IS DESIGNED TO HELP THE STUDENT BECOME AN INTELLECTUALLY INDEPENDENT AND EMOTIONALLY RESPONSIBLE ADULT AND TO INTERRELATE HIS SPECIALIZED AND HIS GENERAL KNOWLEDGE. A CHAPTER ON THE FRESHMAN YEAR DESCRIBES A PRESCRIBED CURRICULUM CONSISTING OF A "FREE" SEMINAR TO DEAL WITH THE ADVISING PROBLEM, A SEMINAR IN A SPECIAL AREA, AND COURSES IN DEVELOPMENT OF SELF, LITERATURE AND THE ARTS, AND MATHEMATICS. OTHER CHAPTERS DESCRIBE THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, NEEDED RESOURCES, THE POSITION OF THE NEW COLLEGE WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY, AND THE"METACURRICULUM" TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCES OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM. THE CONCLUDING CHAPTER PROVIDES AN ANALYSIS OF THE WAYS IN WHICH THESE PROPOSALS DIFFER FROM MUCH EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE NOW CURRENT IN THE UNITED STATES. (BN)
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA.
Identifiers: Carnegie Mellon University PA; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)