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Against The Grain: The Natural History Of An Inter-Disciplinary Faculty Development Program, Al Burstein, Neil Greenberg Jan 1999

Against The Grain: The Natural History Of An Inter-Disciplinary Faculty Development Program, Al Burstein, Neil Greenberg

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Invited presentation about University Studies at the 1999 meeting of the Association for Higher Education: "The union of the mathematician with the poet, fervor with measure, passion with correctness, this surely is the ideal. (William James) . . . . The twenty-five year history of the University of Tennessee's University Studies Program illustrates . . . "


The Two Cultures Of Pedagogy: Teaching And Learning In The Natural Sciences And The Humanities, Howard R. Pollio Apr 1996

The Two Cultures Of Pedagogy: Teaching And Learning In The Natural Sciences And The Humanities, Howard R. Pollio

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" . . . there are philosophical and methodological differences among various disciplines that make a difference in the ways disciplines are thought about and, more importantly for present purposes, how they are taught."


Art, Science, Arete, Neil Greenberg Apr 1988

Art, Science, Arete, Neil Greenberg

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"In the process of institutionalizing and disciplining major human impulses, means and ends are often muddled. The methods most efficient for different endeavors are often profoundly different, some strictly empirical, some integrative, others reductionist. The goals, on the other hand, of fields so seemingly dissimilar as art and science, are found to be more strikingly similar the deeper one digs."


Practical Poetry: Metaphoric Thinking In Science, Art, Literature And, Nearly Everywhere Else, Howard Pollio Oct 1987

Practical Poetry: Metaphoric Thinking In Science, Art, Literature And, Nearly Everywhere Else, Howard Pollio

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No abstract provided.


Transformative Education: The University Learning Community At Utk, Glenn C. Graber, Libby F. Jones Jan 1987

Transformative Education: The University Learning Community At Utk, Glenn C. Graber, Libby F. Jones

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"Those who do not participate spontaneously are drawn out by others in the group. The discussion is intense, both emotionally and intellectually . . . The predominant tone is that of a group of good friends enjoying being with each other and relishing their mutual exploration of ideas. This is a typical "Case Studies" class in UTK's University Learning Community."


Values In Teaching And The Teaching Of Values, W. Lee Humpreys Apr 1986

Values In Teaching And The Teaching Of Values, W. Lee Humpreys

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"Medical ethics, legal ethics, business ethics, all have sparked courses and programs of intense study; however, "academic ethics," attention to the values that shape the academy and the interactions of individuals with others within and without the academy, has not, with rare exceptions, established itself."


Interdisciplinary (That Much Abused Word), Wain Saeger Jan 1976

Interdisciplinary (That Much Abused Word), Wain Saeger

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No abstract provided.


"What Does Your Father Do?" "Nothing", Roger Wilcox Apr 1972

"What Does Your Father Do?" "Nothing", Roger Wilcox

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"Though I might wish otherwise, I am not particularly optimistic about the prospect of American Higher Education rededicating its energies and brilliance to the improvement of the quality of human life. . . "