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ERIC Number: ED329312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Pages: 94
Abstractor: 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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. General Education Association, Utica, NY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Presentation by P. Colgate utilized overheads which are not included herein.