IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION

https://doi.org/10.22146/jieb.23562

Wisnu Setiadi Nugroho(1*)

(1) Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


A book review dealing with the liberal arts' importance and the critiques made on the discipline taught in academic curriculum. The followings are the data about the book:

Keyword:

Education, Liberal Arts, American Education System

Publisher:

W.W. Norton & Company. Inc. 2015. New York

Length:

200 pages

Price:

$23.95 (hardcover)

Reading rating:

8 (1 = very difficult; 10 = very easy)

Overall rating:

3 (1 = average; 4 = outstanding)


Keywords


Education, Liberal Arts, American Education System

Full Text:

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References

Anders, George., 2015. “That 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket”. Forbes Magazine. Available at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2015/07/29/liberal-arts-degree-tech/ , accessed on August 7th, 2016.

Bogart, Julie. “What Are Liberal Arts?”, My College Guide. Avaliable at: http:// mycollegeguide.org/articles/liberal-arts-degrees/what-are-liberal-arts, accessed on July 21st, 2016.

The Economist., March 2005, Technology Quarterly: Q1 2005, “AI am the law”. The Economist Magazine. Avalaible at: http:// www.economist.com/node/3714082, accessed on July 21st, 2016.

Linshi, Jack., July 2015. “10 CEOs Who Prove Your Liberal Arts Degree Isn’t Worthless”. Time Magazine. Available at: http://time. com/3964415/ceo-degree-liberal-arts/, accessed on August 6th, 2016.

Sigurdson, Richard., “Why Study the Liberal Arts?”. Available at: http://www.uni.edu/ reineke/whystudyla.htm, accessed on August 8th 2016.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/jieb.23562

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