ERIC Number: ED329312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
General Education: The Challenge of the 1990s. The Community College General Education Association Conference Proceedings (New York, New York, November 2-3, 1989).
Community Coll. General Education Association, Utica, NY.
This conference addressed the themes of faculty development in the liberal arts and business careers; class, race, ethnicity, and gender; the canon and conflict of change; and critical thinking, critical writing, and critical living. Following an introduction by Roberta S. Matthews, this collection of conference proceedings contains the following 18 presentations: (1) "General Education and the Community College," a keynote address by Gary E. Miller, with panel responses from Thomas Leemon, Larry Rushing and John Vasquez; (2) "Striking the Balance: A Funder's View of General Education," a keynote address by Alison Bernstein with panel responses from Audrey W. Harrigan, George Higginbottom and Marie Jean Lederman; (3) "An Archaeology of the Canon: A Liberal Artist Digs the Core," by John O. Stevenson, Jr.; (4) "Criteria for a Canon of Learning," by James P. Yess and John W. McCormack; (5) "Enriching the Culture of the Community College through the Humanities," by Evelyn Edson, Teresa Cook, Barbara MacCallum, James R. Perkins, and Kay Bethea; (6) "A 'Method Core' Curriculum," by Norah C. Chase; (7) "General Education and the Conflict of Change," by Pat Colgate; (8) "Class, Gender and Race: The Connecting Task of Narrative in General Education," by Kent Mitchell; (9) "General Education and the Social Delimitation of Class, Gender, Race and Ethnicity," by Richard V. Rapacz; (10) "Faculty Development: An Essential Component of a General Education Program," by Lenore R. Gall; (11) "The Role Model Problem in General Education," by Derek Harrison; (12) "Alternate Learning Structures to Strengthen General Education for Business Students," by Meryl Sussman; (13) "General Education as a Way Not to Pull the Leg of the Student Body," by Silvio Torres-Saillant; (14) "Interdisciplinary General Education at Daytona Beach Community College," by Fred Robbins; (15) "The Redbook Revisited: The Relationship of General Education to Issues of Excellence and Equity," by Evan S. Dobelle and Cal Kolbe; (16) "[General Education and Critical Thinking:] The Ostrich and Her Eggs," by Jane Ingalls and Nancy Bedford; (17) "The Non-Traditional Student, General Education and the Library Resources Center," by Ngozi Agbim; and (18) "The Image of the Other: Media Support for a Pluralistic Curriculum," by Louise Spain. (GFW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Development, Educational Philosophy, Faculty Development, General Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Theories, Liberal Arts, Minimum Competencies, Racial Factors, Role of Education, Sex Bias, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. General Education Association, Utica, NY.
Note: Presentation by P. Colgate utilized overheads which are not included herein.