ERIC Number: EJ618193
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Liberal Arts for a New Millennium.
Carnegie Reporter, v1 n1 p16-23 Sum 2000
Discusses whether liberal arts is a costly, elitist program or excellent preparation for the future's flexible knowledge-based economy, examining: pressures on today's college students; dissatisfaction with a system that does not emphasize general education; new conversations about liberal learning's role in today's changing world; Carnegie Corporation grants for reframing liberal learning to meet today's needs; and appropriate teacher education. (SM)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, General Education, Grants, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Preservice Teacher Education, Relevance (Education)
Carnegie Corporation of New York, 437 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022; Tel: 212-371-3200; Fax: 212-754-4073.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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