TITLE

General Education: Has Its Time Come Again?

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, James G.
PUB. DATE
October 1972
SOURCE
Journal of Higher Education;Oct1972, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p531
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article aims to discuss the history of general education and its definition. It informs that general education was commonly called the conscience of higher education. Its curriculum and procedures were developed in reflective, concerned dialogue with the present, with the contemporary and with the students. It has a formulated theory and philosophy of education that stood self-consciously in tension with traditional education. It deals with existential orientation and essentialistic orientation.
ACCESSION #
21480250

 

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