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Heart of Higher Education A Call to Renewal

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ISBN-10: 0470487909

ISBN-13: 9780470487907

Edition: 2010

Authors: Parker J. Palmer, Arthur Zajonc, Megan Scribner, Mark Nepo

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A call to action to promote holistic learning in higher educationFrom the best-selling author of The Courage to Teach comes this call to action for higher education. The Heart of Higher Education centers around an approach to education which addresses the whole human being, mind, heart, and spirit, and has never been more important to higher education and to our society. The book offers a rich dialogue between those who represent the best thought and the best practices in the field. Sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, which fosters awareness of the power of love and forgiveness in the emerging global community Applies Parker Palmer′s powerful response to critics of holistic learning How to make colleges and universities places that awaken the deepest potential in students, faculty, and staffThe Heart of Higher Education is written for anyone new to the concept of holistic learning and for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and understanding of the topic.
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/20/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.45" wide x 9.31" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Arthur Zajonc is Professor of Physics at Amherst College.

Foreword
Gratitudes
The Authors
Introduction
Toward a Philosophy of Integrative Education
When Philosophy is Put into Practice
Beyond the Divided Academic Life
Attending to Interconnection, Living the Lesson
Experience, Contemplation, and Transformation
Transformative Conversations on Campus
Afterword
About the Appendices: Experiments in Integrative Education
In the Classroom
Beyond the Classroom
Administrative and Campuswide Initiatives
Notes
Index