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Liberal education and the corporation

the hiring and advancement of college graduates

by Michael Useem

  • 204 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by A. de Gruyter in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • College graduates -- Employment -- United States,
    • Corporate culture -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Useem.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6278.U5 U84 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2055365M
      ISBN 10020230356X, 0202303578
      LC Control Number88033649

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Liberal Education and the Corporation: The Hiring and Advancement of College Graduates. The Journal of Higher Education: Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. Septem PM to PM EDT Attend in person or live webcast Join Donald A. Downs, author of Free Speech and Liberal Education: A Plea for Intellectual Diversity and Tolerance.

The new book co-edited by School of Communications faculty members William Moner and Phillip Motley and Rebecca Pope-Ruark of Georgia Institute of Technology provides an illuminating view into how educators are today transforming liberal education, exploring the student-centric, deliberative and pragmatic work of redesign.

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A liberal arts education challenges students to learn to live with themselves, accepting who they are and may become. It lays a foundation for students who seek to live principled lives rather than being persuaded by power or the herd in order to achieve recognition or ephemeral happiness.

Liberal arts education (from Latin liberalis "free" and ars "art or principled practice") is the traditional academic program in Western higher education. Liberal arts generally covers three areas: sciences, arts, and central academic disciplines include philosophy, logic, linguistics, literature, history, political science, sociology, and psychology.

"Drawing upon research supported by the Corporate Council on the Liberal Arts, Useem examines the value of liberal arts education in today's workplace. In so doing, he focuses especially upon the comparative labor-market advantages of liberal arts graduates as compared to individuals educated in business and engineering programs.

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Liberal Values and Liberal Education For most of the last thirty years, theoretical approaches to educational values have typically begun with an analysis of the concept of education.

However, I shall argue in this chapter that the best way to come to understand the educational values of any society is to examine the broader framework of values. During my freshman year at a liberal-arts college, I read widely, took every English course I could, wrote poetry, and kept a diary.

From Books to Business: the Value of a Liberal Education. What is a liberal education and what part can science play in it. How should we think about the task of developing a curriculum. How should educational research conceive of its goals.

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According to a recent report of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, higher education today is significantly more professional and technical in orientation than it was thirty years ago.

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Six publishers, which together comprise most of the liberal studies textbook market, have voluntarily entered a new “professional consultancy service” offered by the Education Bureau, with the.