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Teach them to challenge authority : educating for healthy societies

Author: Gregory S Prince
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Teach Them to Challenge Authority gets to the heart of what education should really be about. Drawing on decades of experience, Gregory S. Prince Jr. moves seamlessly between his experience as President of Hampshire College and the broader picture made up of national and international issues. He demonstrates that the debate between "neutral" versus "engaged" universities could have radical consequences - not just  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory S Prince
ISBN: 9780826491381 0826491383
OCLC Number: 181862735
Description: xix, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins: educating a college president --
The Engaged University vs. the Neutral University --
Protecting vs. challenging students --
The University of Natal: modeling the behavior we expect from students --
The European Humanities University: challenging authority abroad and at home --
The Asian University for Women: charting a new course and living up to expectations --
Singapore Management University: teaching critical thinking and why teachers teach --
The American University in Bulgaria: speaking to Authority --
What is enough?: communities and universities --
What is enough?: the role of the professor --
Conclusion: listen to students.
Responsibility: Gregory S. Prince, Jr.
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Examines how colleges should set an example of behaviour to students in order to maximise their success. The author investigates both the national and international implications and reveals how these  Read more...

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