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What Is Happening in Liberal Education?

  • Carol T. Christ

Abstract

The very question – what is happening in liberal education, has a contemporaneity – something is happening – now – that represents, for better or worse, a departure from the past. We might lament this departure – what is happening in liberal education – or we might welcome it – what is happening in liberal education – but the question itself suggests a stable concept – liberal education – that is undergoing change.

Keywords

Engineering Education Liberal Education Undergraduate Research Civic Education Modern Language 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol T. Christ
    • 1
  1. 1.Smith CollegeNorthamptonUSA

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