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What should be the future direction of higher education in our democracy? Leading educators explore the contribution of pragmatic thought to remaking American liberal education in the twenty-first century.
|Publisher:||Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.|
|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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A wonderfully timely celebration and revisiting of Dewey and the pragmatic tradition.
An invaluable, fresh approach to addressing current concerns about the goals and strategies of liberal education.