ERIC Number: ED384281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Colleges, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Faculty Development, General Education, Global Education, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Liberal Arts, Models, Multicultural Education, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods, Universities
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, New Paltz. Inst. for the Study of Postsecondary Pedagogy.