Uncommon Education

Uncommon Education

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qUncommon Educationq traces the evolution of Prescott College. In this compelling work, Samuel Henrie and others reveal what led to the inception of this special institution, the philosophy behind it, and a rare curriculum that includes adventure education, social and ecological justice fieldwork, and other hands-on and unique educational opportunities. qSam Henrie has made an immense contribution to higher education by chronicling this grand, ongoing adventure in learning. Prescott College's hands-on, feet-in-the-field approach not only makes far more sense than the cattle calls that pass for education at most places, but its amazing resilience and resurrection is one of the most hopeful stories for our times-a true tale of how good ideas really can win if we never give up.q -Alan Weisman, Laureate Professor of Journalism, University of Arizona, retired Professor of Writing at Prescott College, author of qThe World Without Us, Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World, q and other works... and scriptwriting Sequenced courses with many courses available at both lower divia€c sion and upper division levels Most ... or a€c have been accepted into top MA, MFA, or PhD programs, including Iowa Writersa#39; Workshop, Montana, Alabama, anbsp;...


Title:Uncommon Education
Author: Samuel Nyal Henrie
Publisher:Wheatmark, Inc. - 2009
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