A New Agenda for Higher Education
Shaping a Life of the Mind for Practice
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New Agenda for Higher Education by William M. Sullivan
Book DescriptionIn A New Agenda for Higher Education , the authors endorse higher educationa s utility for enhancing the practical as well as intellectual dimensions of life by developing a third, different conception of educational purpose. Based on The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching seminar that brought together educators from six professional fields with faculty from the liberal arts and sciences, A New Agenda for Higher Education proposes an educational aim of a practical reason,a focusing on the interdependence of liberal education and professional training.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470257579
(231mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author William M. Sullivan
Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose, Hardback (August 2016)
What happens when higher education is introduced to the exploration of meaning and purpose? Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose analyzes a remarkable experiment-lasting over a decade and encompassing 88 independent campuses-to reconfigure undergraduate education as a journey toward life purpose.
Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education, Hardback (July 2011)
Business is the largest undergraduate major in the United States and still growing. This reality, along with the immense power of the business sector and its significance for national and global well-being, makes quality education critical not only for the students themselves but also for the public good.
Habits of the Heart, Paperback (September 2007)
Offers an interpretation of American society. This book features a preface relating the arguments of the book both to the realities of American society and to the debate about the country's future.
Globalization of Ethics, Hardback (July 2007)» View all books by William M. Sullivan
Seeks to provide an alternative to post-9/11 pessimism about the ability of serious ethical dialogue to resolve disagreements.
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Author Biography - William M. Sullivan
William M. Sullivan is codirector of the Carnegie Foundation's Preparation for the Professions Program. He is the author of Work and Integrity: The Crisis and Promise of Professionalism in America and coauthor of Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law and Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life. Matthew S. Rosin is author of Obsoleting Culture and was formerly a research scholar at The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. He is currently a senior research associate at EdSource, an independent and impartial educational policy research agency that clarifies K 12 policy issues in California.
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