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ERIC Number: EJ656773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0574
"The Things They Carried": Character, Narrative, and the Liberal Arts.
Wells, Linda
Journal of Education, v182 n2 p45-54 2000
Discusses whether to teach virtue in college, noting students' flexibility to acquire new narratives and understandings of themselves and their surroundings. Suggests that the narratives students bring to college help shape their character and attitudes toward work, life, and happiness. Asserts that a general education can help students understand that work embodies several values, including courage, honor, and responsibility. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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