ERIC Number: ED378495
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Publication Date: 1994
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Making a Difference College Guide. Third Edition.
This book profiles those unique institutions or departments that are committed to public service, social change and environmental stewardship. Colleges in this guide engage in the major issues of today, especially environmental, women's, peace and ethnic studies. The programs are varied, such as marine biology, social work, outdoor education, teaching, public health, economics, natural resources, gerontology, forest engineering, and sustainable development. Interdisciplinary studies and opportunities for individually designed majors are also available. The chapters include: (1) "Preface" (Walter S. Carson, Global Tomorrow Coalition); (2) "Introduction" (Miriam Weinstein); (3) "Community Service: Experience for a Lifetime" (Nancy Rhodes, Campus Compact); (4) "Environmental Literacy" (Tom Kelly, Tufts Environmental Literacy Institute); (5) "Making a Difference in the World" (Howard Berry, Partnership for Service Learning); (6) "The Wesleyan Challenge" (Wesleyan University); (7) "College Report Card & How to Test Drive a College" (Martin Nemko); (8) "Making a Difference Careers"; and (9) A list of colleges which "make a difference." Also included are a Graduation Pledge, Bibliography and Resources, State by State Index and College Response Coupons. (BF)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, College Choice, College Preparation, Colleges, Community Services, Employment Opportunities, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Outreach Programs, Social Change, Social Responsibility, Sociocultural Patterns
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