ERIC Number: EJ558383
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Liberal Education & Democracy: The Case for Pragmatism.
Astin, Alexander W.
Liberal Education, v83 n4 p4-15 Fall 1997
Argues that the current U.S. educational system helps perpetuate some social problems; at the heart of this situation are beliefs held about the role of higher education in the larger society. Proposes that service learning as a powerful tool for colleges, both to address social problems and to strengthen experiential learning, which is central to liberal education. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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