Reclaiming the Public University

Reclaiming the Public University

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To reclaim the public university is to focus our energies on teaching all our students well, educating them for a new, increasingly complicated age. To deliver on this promise, we must interrogate the general education we provide for our students, for that is the vast, unrecognized ground we stand on. It is what students and faculty do most in common. If we can get educating our students right, generally and liberally, then we will have laid a claim to what the public university needs to be.Marcus-Delgado has written on innovative approaches to teaching international studies and foreign languages. Erin Martineau ... He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge and is currently working on a book about early 20th century American conservatives. Margaret J. ... She is the author of Academic Listening Encounters: Life in Society (Cambridge University Press) and co-author ofanbsp;...

Title:Reclaiming the Public University
Author:Judith Summerfield, Crystal Benedicks
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2007


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