Download e-book for kindle: The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal by Parker J. Palmer,Arthur Zajonc,Megan Scribner,Mark Nepo

By Parker J. Palmer,Arthur Zajonc,Megan Scribner,Mark Nepo

ISBN-10: 0470487909

ISBN-13: 9780470487907

a decision to improve integrative instructing and studying in greater schooling.

From Parker Palmer, best-selling writer of The braveness to Teach, and Arthur Zajonc, professor of physics at Amherst collage and director of the tutorial software of the guts for Contemplative brain in Society, comes this name to revisit the roots and reclaim the imaginative and prescient of upper schooling. The center of upper Education proposes an method of educating and studying that honors the complete human being—mind, center, and spirit—an crucial integration if we are hoping to handle the complicated problems with our time. The ebook deals a wealthy interaction of study, idea, and suggestions for motion from educators and writers who've contributed to constructing the sector of integrative schooling over the last few decades.

  • Presents Parker Palmer’s strong reaction to critics of holistic studying and Arthur Zajonc’s elucidation of the connection among technology, the arts, and the contemplative traditions
  • Explores how you can take steps towards making faculties and universities areas that wake up the private strength in scholars, school, and staff
  • Offers a realistic method of fostering renewal in better schooling via collegiality and conversation

The middle of upper Education is for all who're new to the sector of holistic schooling, all who are looking to deepen their knowing of its demanding situations, and all who are looking to perform and advertise this very important method of instructing and studying on their campuses.

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