Meaning Over Memory

Meaning Over Memory

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In the midst of the heated battles swirling around American humanities education, Peter Stearns offers a reconsideration not of what we teach but of why and how we teach it. A humanities program, says Stearns, should teach students not just memorized facts but analytical skills that are vital for a critically informed citizenry. He urges the use of innovative research as the basis of such a curriculum, and he offers specific suggestions on translating curriculum goals into courses that can be taught alongside or instead of the more conventional staples.Short follow-up essay questions ask students to interpret the picturesa#39; meaning in terms of the impressions they convey of Tudor methods of punishment; to discuss why problems of ... However, the cost factors and the 2.6 Meaning Over Memory.


Title:Meaning Over Memory
Author: Peter N. Stearns
Publisher:UNC Press Books - 1994
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