ERIC Number: ED231658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Technology for the Liberal Arts Student. A Workshop Summary Report.
Maryland Univ., College Park.
The council for the Understanding of Technology in Human Affairs (CUTHA) is a broad-based educational group whose purpose is to promote the understanding of technology and its relationships to society. Provided in this document is a summary of CUTHA's third curriculum workshop which focused on technology for the liberal arts student. The major purpose of the workshop was to present various methods for including technological awareness and literacy within the liberal arts curriculum. Also provided are summaries of four mini-workshops which focused on technology and history/literature, technology and art/humanities, technology and the physical sciences, and administrative/curricular concerns. (These mini-workshop summaries constitute the major portion of this document.) Various concerns, curricula, strategies, and educational outcomes were addressed and discussed as they related to the subject areas unique to history/literature, art/humanities, and physical sciences mini-workshops. The major discussion is in the administrative/curriculum mini-workshop centered on curriculum content and effective procedures for guiding courses and programs through the course-approving process at various institutions. (JN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park.
Note: Report presented at the Curriculum Workshop by the Council for the Understanding of Technology in Human Affairs (University of Maryland, College Park, MD, June 14-16, 1982).