ERIC Number: ED200530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of a Symposium: Education and Contemporary America (Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 1980).
Dahlberg, E. John, Jr., Ed.; And Others
Papers presented at this symposium were on the following topics: (1) the role of education in clarifying the relation of the individual to the state and the basic meaning of citizenship; (2) the mythologies of college teaching; (3) the movement of education from elitism to educational populism; (4) how empathy, morality, and altruism affect college teaching; (5) the crisis in higher education; (6) the Marxist view of human nature and its implications for education; (7) developing educational quality in a university; (8) the nature of man, his social responsibility, and relation to God; (9) employing the role of the public school superintendency in the prediction of educational trends; (10) education and economics in the 1980's; (11) education for the elderly; (12) children's rights, values, and moral development; and (13) humanism in the classroom. (JD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship, College Faculty, Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality, Futures (of Society), General Education, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Learning Processes, Liberal Arts, Nature Nurture Controversy, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, Teacher Education, Teacher Responsibility, Values Clarification
E. John Dahlberg, Jr., Boise State University, School of Education, 1910 University Dr., Boise, ID 83725 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boise State Univ., ID.