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us: General education


  • Here are entered works on programs of secondary or higher education that include coursework covering areas of knowledge and experience that should be common to all educated people, irrespective of specialization in a subject discipline, to provide the set of skills and knowledge needed to function in a society. Works on programs of education in various subjects aiming towards a greater individual self-awareness or psychological growth as well as a mutual understanding among people and cultures are entered under [Education, Humanistic.]

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    • us: Education, General
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Howard, C.C. Theories of general educatin, 1990.
    • found: A new vitality in general education, 1988.
    • found: Australian thes. educ.
    • found: Collins key words educ.
    • found: ERIC thes.
    • found: Good dict. educ.
    • found: Hopke dict. pers. guid. terms.
    • found: Page intl. dict. educ.
    • found: Gordon guide to English educ. terms.
    • found: Unesco: IBE thes.
    • notfound: Hennepin;Rowntree dict. educ.
  • LC Classification

    • LC980-LC986
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on programs of secondary or higher education that include coursework covering areas of knowledge and experience that should be common to all educated people, irrespective of specialization in a subject discipline, to provide the set of skills and knowledge needed to function in a society. Works on programs of education in various subjects aiming towards a greater individual self-awareness or psychological growth as well as a mutual understanding among people and cultures are entered under [Education, Humanistic.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Education, Humanistic]
  • Change Notes

    • 1990-02-22: new
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