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Critical Liberal Education: An Undergraduate Pedagogy for Teacher Candidates in Socially Diverse University Settings
The current paper addresses the lack of attention universities have given to adjusting liberal education, the undergraduate major for teachers in California, to the increase of multi-ethnic, multi-racial, and social class heterogeneity in state universities. The paper argues for a revised pedagogy for undergraduate liberal arts education for teacher candidates in California called critical liberal education.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2011
Carl Bereiter asked what it means to be an educated person in the 21st century and what contribution a liberal education can make in addressing this question. This paper is essentially constructed around Bereiter's question. It draws on some of the classic literature in the field as well as more recent scholarship that raises issues concerning the historical idea of a liberal education and points to new directions for the future.
Updated: Jul. 06, 2009