ERIC Number: EJ552312
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Liberal Arts College: The Most Practical and Professional Education for the Twenty-first Century.
Hersh, Richard H.
Liberal Education, v83 n3 p26-33 Sum 1997
A national survey of higher education stakeholders, including college-bound students, parents, executives, human resource managers, and recent graduates, found agreement that problem solving, critical thinking, and writing/oral skills can be defined as career skills and are the most important goals of higher education. However, many don't understand these are at the core of the liberal arts. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Bound Students, College Curriculum, College Instruction, College Role, Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Education Work Relationship, Futures (of Society), Graduates, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, National Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Personnel Management, Problem Solving, Professional Education, Public Opinion, Relevance (Education), Student Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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