ERIC Number: ED482158
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-May
Higher Education Exchange, 2003.
Brown, David W., Ed.; Witte, Deborah, Ed.
This annual collection focuses on the obligation of higher education to democracy. Scholars from a variety if disciplines explore this question and related issues, such as the civic mission of the university, what it means to be an "engaged" university, and how a university can itself by a "good citizen." Following a foreword by Deborah Witte, the articles in the collection are: (1) "Public Environmental Philosophy: An Interview with Andrew Light"; (2) "'New York, New York': Community-Based Learning in the Context of September 11" (Maria Farland and Jennifer Santos); (3) "The Engaged University: An Interview with Peter Levine" (Peter Levine); (4) "Strategies for Involving the Faculty in Civic Renewal" (Barry Checkoway); (5) "Democracy's Universities: An Interview with Scott Peters" (Scott Peters); (6) "'The Metaphysical Club'" (Louis Menand); and (7) "Afterword" (David Mathews). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, College Faculty, Colleges, Democracy, Democratic Values, Higher Education, Participation
For full text: http://www.kettering.org/Book.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.
Note: Published annually. For the 2002 edition, see ED 468143.