1.10 GEn ED - GENERAL EDUC ATION General education an...

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GENERAL EDUC ATION General education- an approach without a specified curriculum: contrast to liberal scientific education Logic of presentation: deliberation-reflection Principled thought-application of unquestioned premises, accepted facts, validated theories. Don’t think, just memorize Deliberate thought-emphasis on the changeable nature of approach o Multiple solutions:discovery, inspiration, imagination, critical thought o Scientist go with objective Method of presentation- intregrative or synthetic cluts take it to extremes (odifferent between cluts & groups) o Organization of thought/practice within a single perspective Purity of approach vs. adequacy of analysis: problems secondary to approach Subject matter- problems relevant to the human conditions o Characteristics :divergent expressions Problem fucos requires synthesis of knowledge Goal- critical decision making characteristic of active participation in a democratic/ civil society o Informed citizens practically utilizing knowledge, understanding appropriate corrective action. Consequences o Autonomous, self reflective, and critical thought o Adaptive response to change o Realistic definitions, approaches and solutions to problems *(do more things better, find ways to change human condition) Introduction
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Winter '08 term at Michigan State University.

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1.10 GEn ED - GENERAL EDUC ATION General education an...

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