Magazine article Liberal Education

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Magazine article Liberal Education

From the Editor

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Technology, from the pre-historic invention of the wheel to historic telescopes and microscopes to the contemporary transistor, has extended the reach of human capacities and the ability, even in our lifetime, to do more with less labor. In our own times, I merely state-perhaps understate-a truism, that through electronic technology, knowledge resource have multiplied. For educators, teaching that invokes extensive resources and reaches more people signals an unprecedented era whose dimensions "beggar the imagination."

In the many factors that place higher education in transition, technology is but one. Yet it has the potential to affect education at its core. AAC&Us Annual Meeting in January 1998 navigated territories only partially mapped by contemporary American society: politics and economics, culture and demography, as they impact institutions. …

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