Role of Liberal Arts Colleges
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The present and future of liberal arts colleges.
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The 10 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America

The 10 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America | Role of Liberal Arts Colleges | Scoop.it
When choosing a liberal arts school, this top 10 list is a good place to start.
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Drowning in Debt: Liberal Arts Graduates - Fox Business (blog)

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Drowning in Debt: Liberal Arts Graduates
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The study we are citing emphasizes graduates of Liberal Arts schools, and to be sure, they face the toughest time making their degree's pay.
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Opinion: Why liberal arts education still matters in 21st century | USA TODAY College

Opinion: Why liberal arts education still matters in 21st century | USA TODAY College | Role of Liberal Arts Colleges | Scoop.it
In an increasingly globalized world, the humanities are going to play an important role in helping people communicate and empathize with potential international partners.
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Students Are Fleeing Liberal Arts - How It Could Hurt the U.S. | The Fiscal Times

Students Are Fleeing Liberal Arts - How It Could Hurt the U.S. | The Fiscal Times | Role of Liberal Arts Colleges | Scoop.it

By Steve Yoder

 

"If there’s one thing liberal arts colleges offer, it’s critical thinking. That might be why this spring Occidental College is offering a course called Liberal Arts at the Brink? Navigating the Crisis in Higher Education. The course examines whether college liberal arts curricula like its own can survive in a time of high unemployment and rising student debt.

 

"It’s a question many experts are asking – and some worry about the consequences. The number of liberal arts colleges nationwide has dropped from 212 in 1990 to only 130 today, according to a study this summer in the journal Liberal Education. The National Center for Education Statistics says the share of students matriculating with a liberal arts degree, as a percentage of all graduates, dropped slightly from 2004 to 2010 from 3 to 2.8 percent."

 

Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/01/09/Jilting-Liberal-Arts-Can-Hurt-the-US-to-a-Degree.aspx#iGlxHkXgrvFWy8Tf.99


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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, February 15, 2013 6:47 PM

Are we becoming "job" driven or are we becoming an economy of individuals?  It may another signal of the dawn of the freelance and electronic/independents economy, which may also mean we either self-fund and study what we want to study, curriculum or not.  ~ Deb

Robin Martin's comment, March 9, 2013 5:41 PM
Thanks again Deb!
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Start Calling it Digital Liberal Arts | The Transducer

Start Calling it Digital Liberal Arts | The Transducer | Role of Liberal Arts Colleges | Scoop.it
William Pannapacker's recent post in the Chronicle, Stop Calling it 'Digital Humanities', makes a point that I tend to agree with. The social category

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