Talk:Common learning/general education
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Generative questions originating the article
- Does general education provide a fruitful concept for understanding the role of common knowledge in education?
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Key resources to draw on
- Robert L. Belknap & Richard Kuhns. Tradition and Innovation: General Education and the Reintegration of the University: A Columbia Report. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1977).
- Daniel Bell. The Reforming of General Education: The Columbia College Experience in Its National Setting. New York: Columbia University Press, 1966).
- "Unleashing our most ambitious imaginings" by President Drew Faust, October 12, 2007 (Inaugeral assress as President of Harvard University. Harvard online
- Harvard University. Committee on the Objectives of a General Education in a Free Society. General Education in a Free Society. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1945).
- Journal of General Education. CU. Publisher's description: "For faculty, administrators, and policymakers, JGE is the professional forum for discussing issues in general education today. JGE addresses the general education concerns of community colleges, four-year colleges, universities, and state systems. Along with perceptive essays on the role of general education today, JGE features articles on innovative methods in teaching and assessment, profiles of exemplary general education programs, case studies of successful curriculum development efforts, and reviews of books and monographs related to general education."
- Association of American Colleges and Universities. Page on AAC&U's general education initiatives, listing programs, publications, and other resources. Greater Expectations (2002): "A meaningful commitment to educational excellence begins with agreement about the most important goals for student learning." (p. ix).
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