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Making the Case

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“One of the aspects always touted about a liberal arts education is that it teaches students how to muster diverse forms of evidence to make a compelling case in favor of a position through written, verbal and other mediums. It would logically follow that if any group were going to dominate the conversation about the role and purpose of college, it should probably be those in the liberal arts. Yet it’s safe to say that, for the past few years, liberal arts colleges and the idea of liberal education have been losing the message war about the purpose of a college education, what a good education looks like and how education should fit into the fabric of the nation,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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Making the Case

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“One of the aspects always touted about a liberal arts education is that it teaches students how to muster diverse forms of evidence to make a compelling case in favor of a position through written, verbal and other mediums. It would logically follow that if any group were going to dominate the conversation about the role and purpose of college, it should probably be those in the liberal arts. Yet it’s safe to say that, for the past few years, liberal arts colleges and the idea of liberal education have been losing the message war about the purpose of a college education, what a good education looks like and how education should fit into the fabric of the nation,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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