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The Aims and Organization of Liberal Studies

A volume in The Commonwealth and International Library: Liberal Studies Division

Book1966

Edited by:

D.F. BRATCHELL and MORRELL HEALD

The Aims and Organization of Liberal Studies

A volume in The Commonwealth and International Library: Liberal Studies Division

Book1966

 

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Edited by:

D.F. BRATCHELL and MORRELL HEALD

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    CHAPTER 1 - A Liberal Education

    D.F. BRATCHELL

    Pages 1-24

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    CHAPTER 2 - Liberal Studies: An International Perspective

    MORRELL HEALD

    Pages 25-37

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    CHAPTER 3 - Liberal Studies in the United States

    MORRELL HEALD

    Pages 38-51

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    CHAPTER 4 - Liberal Studies in Technical Colleges

    E. FRANK CANDLIN

    Pages 52-68

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    CHAPTER 5 - Liberal Studies in Colleges of Advanced Technology (Technological Universities)

    H.N. SHELDON

    Pages 69-87

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    CHAPTER 6 - Liberal Studies in the Sixth Form

    P.R. MAY and S. TURNER

    Pages 88-105

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    CHAPTER 7 - Liberal Studies in Adult Education

    A.I. MARSH

    Pages 106-125

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    CHAPTER 8 - Liberal Studies in Industry

    D.R.O. THOMAS

    Pages 126-141

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    Bibliography

    Pages 143-145

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    Index

    Pages 147-150

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The Aims and Organization of Liberal Studies provides an insight into the contributions of the Departments of Liberal Studies to educational thinking, to ensure the achievement of a proper balance between the acquisition of specialized knowledge and skill; and the development of breadth of outlook; and of personal expression in speech and writing. The book sets to present the importance of liberal education in the personal and social development of a person despite the rapid and profound changes brought about by technological advances. The text tackled the status of liberal studies in the international and local levels; in technical colleges and universities; and in adult education and in industry. Teachers, school administrators, scientists, students, and educators will find this book invaluable.

The Aims and Organization of Liberal Studies provides an insight into the contributions of the Departments of Liberal Studies to educational thinking, to ensure the achievement of a proper balance between the acquisition of specialized knowledge and skill; and the development of breadth of outlook; and of personal expression in speech and writing. The book sets to present the importance of liberal education in the personal and social development of a person despite the rapid and profound changes brought about by technological advances. The text tackled the status of liberal studies in the international and local levels; in technical colleges and universities; and in adult education and in industry. Teachers, school administrators, scientists, students, and educators will find this book invaluable.

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978-0-08-011959-5

Language

English

Published

1966

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Copyright © 1966 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Pergamon

Editors

D.F. BRATCHELL

Head of Department of English and Liberal Studies, Welsh College of Advanced Technology

MORRELL HEALD

Associate Professor of History, Department of Humanities and Social Studies, Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America