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ERIC Number: ED384281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 215
Abstractor: N/A
Interdisciplinary Curricula, General Education, and Liberal Learning. Selected Papers from the Annual Conference of the Institute for the Study of Postsecondary Pedagogy (3rd, Lake Mohonk, New York, November 10-12, 1993).
Kelder, Richard, Ed.
This collection of 26 papers focuses on interdisciplinarity and its impact on the core or general education curriculum at postsecondary institutions. The papers include: "Professing or Instructing: Outstanding Challenges in the Task of Facilitating Student Reflection on Identity as Individual, as Family Member, and as Citizen" (Steve R. Gordy and others); "An Integrated Humanities Base: The Results of a Pilot Study" (Stephen Wilhoit); "Putting the Culture into Multicultural Education: Toward a Critical Model of Cultural Literacy" (Stanton W. Green and Stephen Perlman); "Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Senior Capstones for a Core Curriculum" (Beth Daugherty and others); "The Process of General Education Reform: An Impossible Dream...Almost!" (Thomas Curran and others);"Revolutions in Science: Making Connections across the Core Curriculum" (Frank T. Kuserk and others); "Evaluating Two Liberal Arts Curricula: An Initial Assessment of Comparative Performance" (Peter Von Allmen and others); "Teaching Literature and Medicine: Unequal Marriage?" (Gayle Whittier); "Theoretical Models of Curriculum Integration for Postsecondary Curriculum: A Historical Perspective" (Rose A. Rudnitski); "Writing To Learn: Learning To Write" (Joel Wingard and others); "Initiating Change in College Classrooms Through Stories and Collaborative Discourse" (Jere R. Holman and Mary A. Jensen); "Scientific Literacy and Quantitative Thinking" (Michael I. Sobel); "Innovative Approaches to Teaching Introductory Geology to Urban Students in the New York Metropolitan Area" (Howard R. Feldman); "In Response to Conflict: An Innovative and Practical Application of Interpersonal Communication Courses" (Dudley D. Cahn and Barbara Geider); "The 'New' Rhetoric Across the Disciplines" (Alison Warriner); "The Teaching of Critical Thinking through Adolescent Literature" (Sheila Schwartz); "Faculty Development for Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines" (Mark Weinstein and Wendy Oxman); "Global Origins of U.S. Society: Manhattan College's Multidisciplinary Course: Its Inception, its Syllabus, the Burdens of Success" (June Dwyer); "Values and Diverstiy: Towards a Critical Multiculturalism" (Scott Brophy and Steven Lee); "Cultural Encounters: Interdisciplinary Faculty Development for an Intercultural Core Curriculum; (Judith DeGroat and others); and "Global Issues, An Interdisciplinary Core Course" (Clarke Chapman and others). (MDM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, New Paltz. Inst. for the Study of Postsecondary Pedagogy.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A