ERIC Number: ED179125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-3
Reference Count: 0
Designing a Core Curriculum. Proceedings of an Institute on Core Curriculum Design at Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana, June 3-8, 1979.
Nichols, John P., Ed.; Groppe, John D., Ed.
A report of the proceedings of an Institute on Core Curriculum Design, held in June, 1979 at Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana, is presented. Contents include: prefatory matter including the director's preface, the editor's preface, a list of participants, the schedule of the activities of the institute, the keynote address ("On Getting the Infrastructure Together") by Professor Richard F. Grabau of Purdue University, the reports of the eight curriculum design committees, and the evaluator's report by Professor Anthony Lisska of Denison University. The core curriculum design committees concern the following areas: ancient history at the roots of human freedom; modern Europe: 1700-1900; comparative religion: family life and beliefs; science as civilization; utopia or oblivion; mass media and the shaping of mankind; twentieth century American culture; and science, technology, and human values. In addition to presenting issues and educational objectives for each topical area, readings, films, and lecture topics are outlined. (SW)
Descriptors: American Culture, Ancient History, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, European History, Family Life, General Education, Higher Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Interdisciplinary Approach, Liberal Arts, Mass Media, Philosophy, Religion, Resource Materials, Speeches, Summer Programs
Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, IN 47978
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Saint Joseph's Coll., Rensselaer, IN.