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General education in higher education

Aston R. Williams

General education in higher education

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Published by Teachers College Press, Columbia University in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- United States,
    • Humanities -- Study and teaching,
    • General education -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Aston R. Williams.
      SeriesA Publication of the Institute of Higher Education
      ContributionsColumbia University. Teachers College. Institute of Higher Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2361 .W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 244 p.
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5614788M
      LC Control Number68022960

      General education requirements comprise, on average, approximately 30% of the undergraduate curriculum and therefore represent an important feature of the student academic experience in American colleges and universities. Previous studies have not fully examined the origins of the most important models of general education, the distribution of these models among higher education institutions Cited by: General Information. The American education system is unlike that in many other countries. Though the U.S. Federal government contributes almost 10% to the national education budget, education is primarily the responsibility of state and local government. For example, in Minnesota, almost 80 percent of public education funds come from state File Size: KB.


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