ERIC Number: EJ584020
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Transformations of the American College Ideal: Six Historic Ways of Learning.
Goodchild, Lester F.
New Directions for Higher Education, n105 p7-23 Spr 1999
Identifies six approaches to learning in the history of United States higher education (colonial, frontier, collegiate, town, community, distance) and offers them as a framework for understanding the evolution of the American collegiate ideal. Each has created a community of learners where students have embraced, partially or fully, a new intellectual spirit that has changed their lives. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Theme issue: "Reconceptualizing the Collegiate Ideal," No. 105.