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Civic responsibility and higher education.
Phoenix, Az. : Oryx Press, 2000
(OCoLC)622228296
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Ehrlich
ISBN: 1573562890 9781573562898 1573565636 9781573565639
OCLC Number: 42786347
Description: 403 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Higher education and the development of civic responsibility / Anne Colby and Thomas Ehrlich, with Elizabeth Beaumont, Jennifer Rosner, and Jason Stephens --
Citizenship development and the American college student / Linda J. Sax --
Institutional identity and social responsibility in higher education / William M. Sullivan --
Renewing the democratic spirit in American colleges and universities: higher education as public work / Harry C. Boyte and Nancy N. Kari --
The college and university as citizen / Nancy L. Thomas --
Educational missions and civic responsibility: toward the engaged academy / Carol Geary Schneider --
The civic challenge of educating the underprepared student / Alexander W. Astin --
How concepts of politics control concepts of civic responsibility / David Mathews --
How far in? How far out? Civic responsibility and the journalism educator / Jay Rosen --
Integrating the American system of higher, secondary, and primary education to develop civic responsiblility / Lee Benson and Ira Harkavy --
Supporting community involvement in the digital age / Penelope Edkert and Peter Henschel --
A community college perspective / Paul A. Elsner --
The perspective of a comprehensive university / Judith A. Ramaley --
A liberal arts college perspective / Gregory S. Prince Jr. --
A historically Black college perspective / Gloria Dean Randle Scott --
A religious-based college and university perspective / William J. Byron --
A research university perspective / Mary Lindenstein Walshok --
Civic engagement and the academic disciplines / Edward Zlotkowski --
Accounting for the civic role: assessment and accountability strategies for civic education and institutional service / Jane V. Wellman --
Civic renewal in higher education: the state of the movement and the need for a national network / Elizabeth Hollander and Mathew Hartley.
Series Title: American Council on Education/Oryx Press series on higher education.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Ehrlich.

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