The Aims and Organization of Liberal Studies

The Aims and Organization of Liberal Studies

The Commonwealth and International Library: Liberal Studies Division

1st Edition - January 1, 1966

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  • Editors: D. F. Bratchell, Morrell Heald
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483164434

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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.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword


    Chapter 1. A Liberal Education

    Chapter 2. Liberal Studies: an International Perspective

    Chapter 3. Liberal Studies in the United States

    Chapter 4. Liberal Studies in Technical Colleges

    Chapter 5. Liberal Studies in Colleges of Advanced Technology (Technological Universities)

    Chapter 6. Liberal Studies in the Sixth Form

    Chapter 7. Liberal Studies in Adult Education

    Chapter 8. Liberal Studies in Industry



Product details

  • No. of pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1966
  • Published: January 1, 1966
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483164434

About the Editors

D. F. Bratchell

Morrell Heald

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