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ERIC Number: ED018697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 28
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THE UNCOMMON COLLEGE, THE COLLEGE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AT METROPOLIS UNIVERSITY.
LIVERIGHT, A.A.
HERE IS DESCRIBED HYPOTHETICAL METROPOLIS UNIVERSITY OF 1980 WITH AN UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A CLIMATE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING AND WITH A COLLEGE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION DEVELOPED ALONG LINES OF THE FOUR PRIMARY ROLES OF ADULTS--WORKER, FAMILY MEMBER, CITIZEN, AND SELF-REALIZING INDIVIDUAL. FOUR INSTITUTES SERVE THE FOUR ROLES. IN ADDITION THREE CENTERS CUT ACROSS THE FOUR INSTITUTES TO PROVIDE SERVICES AND RESEARCH TO ALL OF THEM--CENTERS FOR COUNSELING AND COMMUNITY REFERRAL, FOR RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND FOR METROPOLITAN STUDIES AND PROBLEM SOLVING. ADMINISTRATIVE AND ORGANIZATIONAL ARRANGEMENT INVOLVES A READILY ACCESSIBLE CAMPUS FOR ADULTS WITH A LEARNING CENTER, A SMALL RESIDENTIAL UNIT, AND A MUSEUM FOR POPULAR SCIENCE. FACULTY IS OBTAINED BY A LEND-LEASE ARRANGEMENT WITH INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT IN METROPOLIS AND USE OF FACULTY AIDES. FINANCING IS DIVERSIFIED. COMMUNITY COOPERATION IS STRONG. NEW EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY IS EXPLOITED. THE MYTHICAL QUALITY OF THE UNIVERSITY IS BELIED BY ITS ROOTS IN REALITIES OF THE 1960'S LISTED IN THE APPENDIX. (RT)
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