ERIC Number: ED497931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Exchange 2006
Brown, David W., Ed.; Witte, Deborah, Ed.
Contributors to this issue of the Higher Education Exchange debate the issues around knowledge production, discuss the acquisition of deliberative skills for democracy, and examine how higher education prepares, or does not prepare, students for citizenship roles. Articles include: (1) "Foreword" (Deborah Witte); (2) "Knowledge, Judgment and Deliberative Politics" (Michael Briand) (excerpted from "To Inform Their Discretion: A Review of Kettering Foundation Research on the Role of Higher Education in American Democracy, 1982-2004"); (3) "Public Work at Colgate" (interview with Adam Weinberg); (4) "The Chain Reactions of Public Scholarship" (Julie Ellison); (5) "Is Democracy Part of Higher Education's Civic Responsibility?" (Harris Dienstfrey); (6) "Learning in the Plural" (interview with David Cooper); (7) "Five Emerging Practices in the Scholarship of Engagement" (Derek Barker); (8) "First Democracy: The Challenge of an Ancient Idea" (Anne Thomason reviews Paul Woodruff's book); and (9) "Afterward" (David Mathews). [Higher Education Exchange publishes case studies, analyses, news, and ideas about efforts within higher education to develop more democratic societies.]
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, Citizenship Education, Role of Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Partnerships in Education, Politics of Education, Scholarship
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.