Saturday, April 22, 2006

Student dis-engagement

Berkeley's College of Letters & Sciences has recently held a colloquium on student engagement/disengagement. The presentation, by Professor Mark Bauerlein of Emory University, is webcast and you can view it through Real Player at

Professor Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory and the author of a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article on student disengagement. The article is available online at He is concerned with declining levels of participation in the arts and culturally related activities as well as the issue of engagement with studies. A brief summary/intro is available at

Part two of the colloquium is also online. Visit for further information.

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