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Practical Education

Education for Taking a Stand

Paul J. Croce | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Paul J. Croce

Education for broad learning or for making big bucks? OK, but you gotta start by taking a stand... There are practical and idealistic goals for educ...

Career Prep Connundrum

Abby Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Abby Miller

Today's traditional liberal arts colleges and universities are facing a dilemma: stick with the "learning for the sake of learning" model, or integrate career preparation elements into their curricula.

Jane Addams, Education and the 'Snare of Preparation'

Michael Roth | Posted 09.10.2012 | College
Michael Roth

Liberal education today should prepare students for life, and many colleges have been increasingly focused on doing a better job of helping them transition from campus to life after graduation.