Canons, Curriculums, Numbers
Yale-NUS College; University of Iowa
October 17, 2011
Inside Higher Ed, October 17, 2011
Linking the increasing emphasis in public higher education on student enrollments to the decline of robust core curriculums, particularly in US public universities, I argue for a more rigorous and global core than is at present available at the majority of US universities. Student enrollments are no guide to a course's quality or to student learning and tend to be overemphasized in administrative decisions.
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Keywords: higher education, classics, budget cuts, public education, pedagogy, teaching, classroom, public policyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 17, 2011 ; Last revised: June 11, 2012
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