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ERIC Number: EJ793909
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1938-5978
The Big Picture College: A Model High School Program Graduates
Scurry, Jamie E.; Littky, Dennis
New England Journal of Higher Education, v22 n1 p17-18 Sum 2007
The Providence-based Big Picture Company has transformed the American high school experience for low-income, urban students. Now it is ready to take on a new challenge: redesigning the American college. In this article, the authors discuss how the Big Picture College will build a curriculum that emphasizes students' interests, integrates coursework with internships and groups students in teams that work together on real-life, collaborative projects.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A