ERIC Number: EJ1018142
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of . . .
Eberly, Rosa A.; Serber, Brad
Journal of General Education, v62 n4 p277-296 2013
With the hope of inspiring readers to reimagine the centrality of general education in constituting young adult capacities to create and sustain collective self-governance, this essay describes two courses and one activity built around public problems. General education viewed as a human right as well as a shared responsibility can thus serve as a college-level introduction to the habits and pleasures of lifelong collaborative learning, illustrating education's centrality in constituting the future of participatory democracy.
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, General Education, Learning Activities, Rhetorical Criticism, Violence, School Safety, Civil Rights, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Values Education, Democratic Values, Social History, Lifelong Learning, Educational Practices, Freedom
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