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The Fate of Liberal Arts in Today's Schools and Colleges

William Hayes
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9781475817782 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781475817799 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781475817805 (electronic)
Contents
  • Origins of the idea
  • Liberal arts in the schools and colleges in early America
  • The first public schools in America
  • The establishment of vocational schools
  • The community college
  • The progressive education movement
  • History becomes the social studies
  • Philosophy as a component of a liberal arts education
  • Latin and other foreign languages in the liberal arts tradition
  • The future of the arts in our schools and colleges
  • The impact of technology on the liberal arts
  • C.P. Snow and the "two cultures debate"
  • School choice and the liberal arts
  • The growing impact of the federal government
  • The common core curriculum
  • Poverty and the availability of an equal educational opportunity
  • A liberal arts education for special education and gifted and talented students
  • The impact of other programs
  • The liberal arts in our colleges
  • The future of the liberal arts.
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pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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