ERIC Number: ED271168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Community College Humanities Review, 1985-86, Number 7.
Megginson, W. J., Ed.
Community College Humanities Review, n7 1985-86
Designed as a forum for discussion of substantive issues in humanities disciplines and the place of the humanities in higher education, this journal offers articles, book reviews, and reports covering a variety of humanities-related topics. This issue contains: (1) "The Feasibility of Educational Change," by Richard Ekman; (2) "The Humanities and the Idea of Excellence," by Catharine R. Stimpson; (3) "Innovation and Tradition," by Thomas V. Litzenburg, Jr.; (4) "On The Importance of History in the Curriculum," by William R. Cook; (5) "Liberal Arts Across the Curriculum: The Basis for Education," by Richard A. Wright; (6) "Work and Liberal Learning," by George T. Karnezis; (7) "Memory as Method: Literature and Writing about Work," by Janet Zandy; (8) Elnora Rigik's "A Call for Renewal in America," a review of "Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life," by Robert N. Bellah, et al; (9) Robert R. Lawrence's "Critical Thinking, Liberal Thinking, and Writing," a review of "Teaching and Assessing Writing: Recent Advances in Understanding, Evaluating and Improving Student Performance," by Edward M. White and "A New Case for the Liberal Arts: Assessing Institutional Goals and Student Development," by David G. Winter, et al; (10) Max Reichard's review "Three Reports on Curriculum Reform and Excellence in Higher Education," which discusses "To Reclaim a Legacy," by William J. Bennett; "Involvement in Learning," by the Study Group on the Conditions of Excellence in American Higher Education; and "Integrity in the College Curriculum," by Frederick Rudolph, et al; (11) the Humanities Policy Statement of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges; (12) "Literary Theory and Literature Teachers: New Life for Introductory Courses," by Carole L. Edmonds and Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.; (13) "Toward a Bibliographic Guide to Teaching the Principles of Management through Humanities," by Donald W. Ellis and Francis Michael Stackenwalt; (14) "Cultural Literacy and Developmental Education at the Community College of Philadelphia," by Karen Bojar; and (15) "Europe in the Fast Lane, America through a Telescope," by Skip Lowery. (EJV)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Humanities, Humanities Instruction, Relevance (Education), Two Year Colleges
Community College Humanities Association, Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, PA 19130 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. Humanities Association.
Note: For prior issues of this journal, see ED 242 359 and ED 255 272.