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Longino, Helen E. – Liberal Education, 1984
Curriculum development to incorporate new scholarship about women is necessary and would be aided by two ingredients: visiting professorships to bring artists and scholar-teachers versed in the new scholarship to campus for the benefit of both faculty and students, and stipends or release time for faculty wishing to transform existing courses.…
Descriptors: College Role, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Liberal Arts
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Masland, Andrew T. – Liberal Education, 1984
There are many uses of computers appropriate in a liberal arts setting, but a college's culture and its administrative approach to computers should be congruent. The college can also actively use its culture to support computer use, building on faculty and student experience and interests. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Curriculum, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy
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Hull, W. Frank, IV; Van Wart, Montgomery R. – Liberal Education, 1982
Suggestions are given for innovation in planning international exchange and study abroad programs that maximize an institution's flexibility and reduce cost. These include flexible program length and intensity, flexible planning and contracting options with the corresponding schools, direct negotiations, reciprocity arrangements, and using…
Descriptors: Contracts, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Innovation, Educational Quality
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Kamber, Richard – Liberal Education, 1982
The adoption by professional humanists of a marketing model is advocated, with emphasis on its application to undergraduate instruction. The model is designed to preserve the quality and autonomy of humanistic education and is derived from elementary marketing theory. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Educational Supply, Higher Education, Humanities
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Hickok, Eugene W., Jr. – Liberal Education, 1982
An undergraduate curriculum in public affairs is proposed that is multidisciplinary, rooted in the liberal arts, and that emphasizes development of conceptual, analytical, and interpersonal skills required for public policymaking and implementation. Questions addressed would include such issues as the definitions of public and national interests.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, College Curriculum, College Role, Government Employees
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Newell, L. Jackson; Spear, Karen I. – Liberal Education, 1983
Suggestions are given for enriching the jobs of college faculty and enhancing the intrinsic value of teaching, including providing opportunities for research and publication, improving collegiality, enhancing interdisciplinary communication, and giving teachers latitude in what they teach. (MSE)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, College Faculty, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Liberal Education, 1979
Four-year institutions as well as community colleges are concerned about maintaining the humanities in the curriculum. Several issues faced by advocates of the humanities are presented along with specific proposals for changes in instruction, curriculum, and patterns of support. (JMF)
Descriptors: College Role, Colleges, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
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Kelleher, Ann – Liberal Education, 1991
International education on college campuses is discussed in terms of its definition, its content dilemma in a rapidly changing world, utilization of the interdependence-diversity paradox to organize curriculum development, and programmatic issues such as inclusion of international issues within disciplines to build a multidisciplinary focus on…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Curriculum Development, Evaluation Methods, Global Approach
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Rasmussen, Janet E. – Liberal Education, 1991
Increased coordination between foreign language study and international studies programs on college campuses is urged. Recommendations include integration of student language development into courses outside the language department; a revamping of language department curricula; and addressing diversities between developed and developing cultures…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Waters, Gregory L. – Liberal Education, 1985
While curriculum development can be difficult, implementation of changes can be equally problematic. However, implementation of a new program offers many opportunities for campus renewal and curriculum development, reevaluation of academic and administrative practices, and enhancement of community and institutional relationships. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Bensimon, Estela Mara; O'Neil, Harold F., Jr. – Liberal Education, 1998
An ongoing project to measure faculty work at the University of Southern California exemplifies the collaborative approach to producing an assessment instrument that documents both an individual's productivity in research, teaching, and service and determines the worth of his activities in relation to institutional goals. The resulting Faculty…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Evaluation
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Liberal Education, 1997
Guidelines for fair use of copyrighted multimedia instructional materials in higher education, developed by the Association of American Colleges and Universities after a two-year study, are presented. The guidelines detail their applicability, permitted uses of multimedia projects created under them, limitations, and examples of when permission…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, Compliance (Legal), Educational Technology
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Eldred, Marilou; Fogarty, Brian E. – Liberal Education, 1996
Lessons learned while reforming the core curriculum at the College of Saint Catherine (Minnesota) are outlined, including: broad ownership of the curriculum by faculty is essential; sometimes curriculum issues are more about faculty than students; a means for arriving at consensus must be devised; planning should take the curriculum through its…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Church Related Colleges, College Curriculum, College Faculty
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Greenberg, Elinor Miller – Liberal Education, 1992
An introduction to this theme issue stresses that accommodating needs of increasingly diverse college population should be guided by basic principles: making all students feel welcome; asking what they need to learn and conditions that must exist for that to occur; sharing plans and commitments; and establishing helping relationships between those…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Environment, College Role, Helping Relationship
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Keeton, Morris; James, Reno – Liberal Education, 1992
Creating a college culture that encourages cultural pluralism requires removal of barriers in the environment. Colleges must (1) not assume that students need to assimilate into their existing culture; (2) extend their geographic and social boundaries; (3) provide support systems; and (4) help faculty understand different culture-based student…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Environment, College Faculty, Commuter Colleges
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