ERIC Number: EJ618562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Intentional Learning: The Need for Explicit Informed Consent in Higher Education.
Connelly, R. J.
Journal of General Education, v49 n3 p211-230 2000
Argues that student consent should be practiced in higher education, and that general education, which emphasizes critical thinking, should bear the greatest responsibility for promoting this movement. Discusses the history of informed consent in medicine and paternalism in health care and higher education, stressing that consent in postsecondary institutions will help prepare students for democratic citizenship. (Contains 17 references.) (EMH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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