prepared to fulfill their social and civic obligations" ( Prologue and Major
Recommendations, 1986, p. 16).
APPENDIX A: ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MISSION
STATEMENTFounded by members of the Church of the Brethren in 1899, Elizabethtown
College aims to develop sound intellectual judgment, keen moral sensitivity and an appreciation for beauty in the world. This educational process
fosters the capacity for independent thought and commitment to personal
integrity. In keeping with its historical and religious tradition, the College
affirms the values of peace, justice and human dignity, striving to achieve
a distinctive blend of the liberal arts and professional studies. This union
of the world of spirit and the world of work is expressed in the College
motto, "Educate for Service", and on its seal, Deus Lux et Veritas.The College fulfills this mission by:
The institutional goals for the academic program at Elizabethtown College, in outline, reflect this general statement of educational philosophy:
|Striving to attain a diverse academic community.|
|Promoting cultural pluralism and international understanding in a collegial community.|
|Creating an environment that encourages the spirit of free inquiry,
stimulates intellectual curiosity, and cultivates academic achievement.|
|Developing the skills for critical analysis and effective communication.|
|Designing programs that foster maturity, leadership, and responsible
|Providing campus-wide support services necessary for the development
of mind, body, spirit.|
|Serving as a learning resource and cultural center for society at large.|
|1. ||A threefold purpose in the education of students:|
|a. ||a. A general education (core) requirement, developing analytical
and relational process of thought, clear and coherent means of
self-expression, and a growing understanding of self and environment through distributional and integrative requirements in the
|b. ||b. A specific education requirement or major, preparing the student
for advanced studies and/or career opportunities by adding
the different experience of specialized in-depth knowledge to
the breadth of the general educational requirements.|
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Book title: Assessing Communication Education:A Handbook for Media, Speech, and Theatre Educators.
Contributors: William G. Christ - Editor.
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Place of publication: Hillsdale, NJ.
Publication year: 1994.
Page number: 171.
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