ERIC Number: EJ464443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
General Education in the Community College: Developing Habits of Thought.
Eaton, Judith S.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n81 p21-30 Spr 1993
Suggests that general education programs should recognize the demographics and goals of community college students, rather than strictly targeting degree-seeking students. Underscores the need to move away from the mere learning of information toward the development of analytical and synthetic reasoning skills. (PAA)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Philosophy, Enrollment Trends, General Education, Institutional Mission, Lifelong Learning, Part Time Students, Program Development, Role of Education, Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Thinking Skills, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: No. 81