Education is soul deep

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2007) Education is soul deep. The New Sunday Times.

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HARRY Lewis, a professor and longtime dean of Harvard College at Harvard University, wrote an analysis of the university last year. On reading his book, Excellence Without a Soul: How a Great University Forgot Education, one gets the impression that something is amiss in undergraduate education at the university. Lewis implies that the university, indeed others in the US, too, is losing its "soul" as it becomes more and more consumerdriven. Increasingly, universities seem to cater to students' desires, instead of shaping their character as citizens. Arguably, academic achievement alone is not sufficient to imbue good citizenship. Thus, it is alleged that there is a decline in American society because its elite universities — on which so much of the future depends—have forgotten about education.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2017 07:39
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 07:39

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