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A Renewed Emphasis Upon General Education

by Alvin C. Eurich - 1939

'General education' is a term that symbolizes a current groundswell in American colleges and universities. The words themselves are not new. They have appeared frequently in the history of education, so much so, that the casual observer is likely to comment that he sees no reason why there should be so much concern over the concept at the present time.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 38, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 40 Number 10, 1939, p. 3-14
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20750, Date Accessed: 9/24/2021 5:01:57 PM

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  • Alvin Eurich
    Stanford University
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    ALVIN C. EURICH is a Professor of Education at Stanford University and Director of Curriculum at Menlo School and Junior College in Palo Alto.
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