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ERIC Number: EJ547616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Stanford Revisits the Course That Set Off the Culture Wars.
Schneider, Alison
Chronicle of Higher Education, v43 n35 pA10-A12 May 9 1997
Debate over the Stanford University (California) freshman humanities requirement, hailed by some as the birth of multiculturalism, by others as the death of the Western canon, has been rekindled as Stanford reconsiders its curriculum. Some consider possible changes a political, not academic, action. Reformers favor focusing on development of critical- thinking skills over surveying the history of civilization. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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