Global Learning Publications

Contemporary Understandings of Liberal Education
1998

Examines the emergence of broad agreement on what students ought to learn from a liberal education and finds a strong trend toward pluralistic, collaborative, experiential, and integrative modes of learning. Also contends that outdated structures, practices, and reward systems frustrate higher education's ability to reap the benefits of new directions in student learning.

Beyond Borders: Profiles in International Education
1993

Analyzes the state of international education in the U.S. and sets forth a strong educational rationale for strengthening the global dimensions of U.S. higher education. Profiles some fifteen institutions that have successfully begun to tackle this challenge and conveys lessons learned about implementation.

Core Curriculum and Cultural Pluralism: A Guide for Campus Planners
1992

This well-documented report studies more than 50 colleges and universities working to bring world and U.S. cultures into general education. It also provides a guide for academic leaders working to design and implement new general education programs. Includes sample syllabi, core proposals, curriculum profiles, and advice for overcoming potential difficulties related to curriculum change and faculty development.

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