Is Liberal Education Necessary For Students? Essay

1339 Words Mar 2nd, 2016 null Page
Going beyond the surface
We are all born different from one another, each with different talents and personalities. This difference we have is what keeps people changing all the time and it’s what sets us apart from our peers. Since students are changing, professors need to change with them to be able to meet the needs of the students. Now a days we perceive ourselves as consumers and prefer to be entertained rather than being challenged. The need to be inspired by our professors is huge, since they play an important role in our education system. Although there may not be a significant difference in how our education system is changing, if we continue doing nothing about the lack of wanting to be challenged and motivated towards school, there will be a negative change.
In the book, From Inquiry to Academic Writing, pages 389-403, Mark Edmundson says that liberal education is very important and necessary for students to learn. It’s a way to prepare us for life and all of it’s changes and to be able to have a broad knowledge on it. Edmundson argues that liberal arts education is not being put into practice the way it should be because of the Universities lifestyle to entertain. He wants the reader to understand the importance of a liberal arts education and that our education has various factors which all play a large role in our life as well.
There is a time and place for everything. Since more and more students are preferring to avoid being challenged, they often end up…

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