Liberal arts college

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  • Informative Essay On Liberal Arts College

    What is Liberal Arts College? Who would even go to tiny bity schools that call themselves colleges for a degree? These were the questions that I was frequently asked by my friends while applying for colleges. These big university braggers stated that I will not have a future after Liberal Arts College. One of the universal opinions about Liberal Arts College is a type of fancy colleges for liberal and artsy students, whose parents are rich and have million spare money. After being in a Liberal Arts College for almost two years, I came to an agreement with my friends that Liberal Arts College is leading me to the opposite direction of success. Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO who graduated from Northern Michigan University would agree with me that Liberal Arts education do sucks, just like his Starbucks coffee. The first impression I got while I was walking around in a Liberal Arts College gorgeous and heavenly decorated campus was disappointing. Who would even care to look at the campus that is as tiny as a garage? I would not even bother to stop and look at flower beds that were laid out in the shape of the school mascot. Although, let’s shout out to our talented artsy Liberal Arts students who are paying hundreds and thousands of dollars to be here. They surely are doing a…

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  • Reflection: Mandatory For The Liberal Arts College

    On May 20, 2016, my adviser and I sat down to have a discussion about the university required courses and courses that was mandatory for the Liberal Arts college. English 101 was one of the classes I chose to take my first semester because I knew I had more knowledge on writing efficient papers because of my previous AP English courses in high school. In high school, I was always told that I was an adequate writer because I knew the basic of connecting ideas that provided a clear concrete…

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  • Arts Vs Liberal Arts

    According to the Washington Post in 2010, only twenty-seven percent of individuals actually use their college degree on a daily basis (“Only 27 Percent of College Grads Have a Job Related to Their Major”). Taking this fact into consideration, an individual should be more interested in learning how to develop and improve himself or herself rather than simply pass the classes. The benefit to studying at a liberal arts college is that it “ is not intended to prepare or certify students for specific…

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  • Trends In Nursing Education

    health and function again. Nurses have incredible science, technology, engineering, and mathematical (STEM) like skills that are very useful in health-care facilities. Liberal arts helps in terms of developing skills that are more applicable in everyday life that are still creates an impact in high educated occupations like nursing. Humes (2012), a professor of creative writing at the University of Victoria, lists the certain types of skills that develop though liberal arts courses: “…critical…

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  • 10 Characteristics Of A Liberal Arts Education By William Cronon

    What is a liberal arts education? William Cronon (to me) gave the best description of a liberal arts degree and what makes a student liberally educated. Cronon stated that “Freedom and Growth; are values when we speak of a liberal education” (5). I believe that to be liberally educated you must be able to grow on things you 've learned, branch out in a sense. It’s not about how you learn, it’s what you learn and how you use what you learn that makes you liberally educated. Many people ask why a…

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  • Nugent's Five Paradoxical Questions

    been the President of multiple liberal arts college as well as a long time educator. She elaborated on the positives of a liberal arts education through five paradoxical questions. These were her five questions: 1) What does liberal arts mean? 2) What is a liberal arts education? 3) Is a liberal arts education useful or useless? 4) What can you do with a liberal arts education? 5) Is a liberal arts education different from a liberal arts college? She used these questions to make her full case…

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  • The New Liberal Arts Analysis

    Ungar and his Liberal Arts Degree Sanford J. Ungar, the writer of “The New Liberal Arts”, argues that a liberal arts degree isn’t as questionable of a decision as believed to be. He trusts that a smaller independent college is a much more intimate setting where students continue learning habits that only better their mentality in terms of education and personality and will stick with them throughout the rest of their lives. More specifically Ungar believes that attending a liberal arts school…

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  • The Great Conversation Analysis

    The Great Conversation by Robert M. Hutchins, Statement of Liberal Education by Association of American College & University, What Is a 21st Century Liberal Education by Association of American College & University (AAC&U’s), and Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paolo Freire’s are four articles that explain what liberal education stand for and what has been accomplished over the years. From reading the four articles they explained how liberal education has helped empower students and helped then…

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  • The Importance Of Liberal Arts And Vocation

    I am writing you this letter to discuss the topics of liberal arts and vocation. These two topics are often talked about in academic institutions, but many of these institutions do not go any further than bringing it up; they do not take action on these topics, they simply talk about them. Here at Wheaton, these are central aspects of my education. We are conscious of these things and we strive to understand them as students. I am aware that you do not attend a liberal arts college which is why…

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  • David Foster Wallace's Liberal Arts Education Teaches An Individual To Think?

    commitment to cultivating graduates that are more than intelligent. In doing so, the institution recognizes that understanding perspectives is an integral part of life and actively aims to develop this ability in its students. The liberal arts cover a wide array of topics that vary from the abstract to the concrete and that require mature thought and…

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