"Transvaluing" or "Value Expansion"?: The Case of the Poetic Policemen

Jones, Jesse
November 1976
Journal of Higher Education;Nov/Dec1976, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p711
Academic Journal
The article comments on the concept of transvaluing or value expansion, the treatment prescribed by Professor John Scally in order to restore harmony and health to the academic body in the U.S. Transvaluing is defined as a teaching strategy which reconciles the apparently alien value systems of humanistic education and technical-career training. However, the author sees transvaluing as disconcerting. Notwithstanding Scally's assurances to humanists, certain observations made by the professor prompt dual and diverse responses.


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