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ERIC Number: ED169814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Resources for Renewal: Liberal Education for Work and Leisure.
Reagin, Ewell J.
A cooperative project of Warren Wilson College, North Carolina, the College for Human Services, New York, and Merrimack Valley Branch/University of New Hampshire on the topic of leisure and liberal education is described. The project is part of "Change in Liberal Education," a network concerned with the renewal of liberal education. The colleges formed a task force and conducted a workshop on the future of work, leisure, and education. Participants from colleges, government, industry, and labor identified a set of themes indicating the broad perspective necessary to understand relations between the world of work and the institutions of education. The themes are as follows: the increase in potency of individual choice in learning and work; the redistribution of power and opportunity and the means for acquiring power and opportunity; and the whole person rather than one-dimensional persons. The report includes: a short description of the three participating colleges as an indication of their alternative approaches to the relationship between work and higher education; historical information on the relationship between higher education and its role in American society; a recommendation for alternative approaches in liberal education; and an annotated bibliography. (SW)
Change in Liberal Education, 1818 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($2 per copy, $1.60 per copy for 20 or more)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.; American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.; American Association of Univ. Professors, Washington, DC.; Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Change in Liberal Education, Leavenworth, KS.
Identifiers: College for Human Services NY; University of New Hampshire; Warren Wilson College NC