Education and Democracy: Re-imagining Liberal Learning in America

Education and Democracy: Re-imagining Liberal Learning in America


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874475890
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/15/1998
Pages: 351
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Robert Orrill is executive director, Office of Academic Affairs, the College Board. He has taught History and American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; Skidmore College; and Empire State College, State University of New York, where he was chair of the Graduate Council and chief administrator of the Graduate Program. At the College Board, he has served as general editor for "The Academic Preparation for College Series" and "The Thinking Series." He has also been responsible for publication of The Future of Education: Perspectives on National Standards in America and The Condition of American Liberal Education: Pragmatism and a Changing Tradition, produced under the auspices of the Board's National Center for Cross-Disciplinary Teaching and Learning.

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Howard Gardner

A wonderfully timely celebration and revisiting of Dewey and the pragmatic tradition.

Thomas Bender

An invaluable, fresh approach to addressing current concerns about the goals and strategies of liberal education.

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