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Hill, Patrick J. – Liberal Education, 1981
The concern for general education as one of several possible responses to the current ills of higher education is discussed. The Federated Learning Communities of Stony Brook, wherein the environment and the content of general education are dovetailed and mutually supportive, is described. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: College Role, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Definitions
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Brunschwig, Fernand; Breslin, Richard D. – Liberal Education, 1982
The experience of Iona College in implementing a curriculum integrating technology with science in a liberal arts curriculum is outlined. Development of a curriculum development plan including computer, energy, environmental, and health sequences, problems of integrating the curriculum, and faculty involvement are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Curriculum, College Role, Curriculum Development
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Handler, Edward; Sorenson, Ralph Z. – Liberal Education, 1979
The experience of Babson College of integrating liberal arts into a school of management program is presented through three phases of development culminating with a second master plan formulated in 1975. The liberal arts are seen as making a vital contribution to a broad preparation for managerial responsibility. (JMF)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Business Administration, Business Administration Education, Business Skills
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Broderick, Francis L. – Liberal Education, 1979
Two recurring themes in nine liberal arts projects are identified: the quest for new constituencies and a new clarification of the meaning of the humanities in the educational process. The role of the NEH in funding, problems in defining the humanities, and interdisciplinary approaches are discussed. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Colleges, Definitions, Federal Aid, Financial Support
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Dowd, Ruth – Liberal Education, 1979
The School of New Resources is described as a liberal arts program that helps adults enrich their lives by building on their life experiences within a formal learning environment. Core courses culminate in a seminar to integrate or synthesize the educational process and reinforce the humanistic thrust of the program. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Colleges, Core Curriculum
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Gordon, Joseph T. – Liberal Education, 1979
The program at Colorado College promotes the interdisciplinary, interracial, and intercultural study of the American Southwest. Descriptions of a freshman seminar, off-campus semesters, an advanced seminar in the Newberry Library, an institute and teaching degree program, and faculty recruitment and development are given. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Colleges, Cross Cultural Studies, Federal Aid, Higher Education
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Bundy, Barbara K. – Liberal Education, 1979
Dominican College's colloquia consist of courses from diverse disciplines clustered around a central topic or great figure from history, emphasizing the interrelatedness of all areas of knowledge. Opportunities for student involvement and the need for faculty development are discussed. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Colleges, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development
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Nash, Philip C.; Voth, Grant L. – Liberal Education, 1979
GENTRAIN is a modular program for interdisciplinary humanities instruction. The authors recount the development of the program from creating their own textbooks, arranging teaching teams, organizing the vast amount of available material, deciding on class format, to discovering a group of enthusiastic supporters among the community's senior…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Federal Aid
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Dietz, Robert J. – Liberal Education, 1979
The American Humanities Program grew out of a retired American culture course and was revived as a part of an interdisciplinary, multi-media experience in American culture. Some of the politics of establishing the program are described: funding, teaching teams, and having an interdisciplinary course taught by one person. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: American Culture, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Federal Aid
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Gregory, Michael S. – Liberal Education, 1979
NEXA is a team-taught interdisciplinary, inter-school curriculum devoted to reuniting the sciences and the humanities. The development of the program and the curriculum itself are discussed, including the findings of a formal site-team evaluation. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Federal Aid, General Education, Higher Education
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Brock, D. Heyward – Liberal Education, 1979
An interdisciplinary program is described that provides a humanistically-oriented education for preprofessional students, particularly those in the health sciences. The program offers new and diverse courses for the humanities student and was instrumental in the establishment of a Center for Science and Culture. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Biomedicine, Federal Aid, Higher Education
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Weingartner, Rudolph H. – Liberal Education, 1979
Northwestern University's recently revised undergraduate curriculum is described. Six distributional areas of required study are: natural sciences, formal studies, social and behavioral sciences, historical studies, values, and literature and fine arts. The plan reflects the need for compensatory and transitional courses as well as for…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Students, Compensatory Education
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Foster, Susan L.; Burke, Armand – Liberal Education, 1978
Theoretical considerations which could resolve the conflict between fine arts and general education curriculums are examined. An analysis of one practical application of these ideas, conducted at Alternate College of SUNY at Brockport, is presented, and a program of total curriculum integration is proposed. (JMD)
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Development, Fine Arts, General Education
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Gappa, Judith M.; Eastmond, J. Nicholls, Jr. – Liberal Education, 1978
The development of a women's studies program at conservative Utah State University is described. The anticipated controversy over this curricular innovation has not materialized because the developers followed a careful strategy for designing and implementating the program. (JMD)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, College Environment, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
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Laramee, William A.; Spears, Philip V. – Liberal Education, 1978
Berea College has been improving its work-based experiential education program by developing more integrated combinations of academic and work experiences that are centered around the interdisciplinary study of administrative behavior and developmental processes of the administrative role. (JMD)
Descriptors: Administration, Education Work Relationship, Experiential Learning, Higher Education
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