Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum, Josipa Roksa

By Richard Arum, Josipa Roksa

In spite of hovering university charges, increasingly more scholars visit collage each year. A bachelor’s measure is now required for access right into a becoming variety of professions. and a few mom and dad start making plans for the price of sending their childrens to school whilst they’re born. nearly all people strives to move, yet nearly nobody asks the basic query posed through Academically Adrift: are undergraduates fairly studying whatever when they get there?

For a wide percentage of scholars, Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s resolution to that query is a definitive no. Their wide study attracts on survey responses, transcript information, and, for the 1st time, the cutting-edge Collegiate studying evaluation, a standardized try out administered to scholars of their first semester after which back on the finish in their moment yr. in accordance with their research of greater than 2,300 undergraduates at twenty-four associations, forty five percentage of those scholars reveal no major development in a number of skills—including severe pondering, complicated reasoning, and writing—during their first years of school. As troubling as their findings are, Arum and Roksa argue that for lots of college and directors they'll come as no surprise—instead, they're the anticipated results of a scholar physique distracted through socializing or operating and an institutional tradition that places undergraduate studying on the subject of the ground of the concern list.

Academically Adrift
holds sobering classes for college students, school, directors, coverage makers, and parents—all of whom are implicated in selling or at the very least ignoring modern campus tradition. greater schooling faces crises on a few fronts, yet Arum and Roksa’s document that schools are failing at their most simple venture will call for the eye people all.

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Para llegar a este patrimonio cultural resulta prioritario llevar a cabo, en primer lugar, una recopilación de fuentes, más numerosas de lo que cabe suponer. Junto a la literatura oral, que incluye cuentos y leyendas populares, también se deben recoger los ecos de éstas en la literatura escrita, incluida la culta. qxd 25/10/07 13:53 Página 47 1991), así como en Asturias (ibidem; Paredes, 1998) y en otras regiones como Portugal, pero no se debe olvidar su importante presencia en la literatura castellana (Almagro-Gorbea, 2006b).

Supra, § 1). 6. Literatura Otro campo aún menos explorado y valorado en los estudios sobre la Hispania Celta es el de la Literatura, pues la documentación, escrita y especialmente oral, relativa a creencias y costumbres célticas que han pervivido hasta nuestro días es una de las más ricas de Europa Occidental, tradición que sólo puede explicarse por la permanencia del imaginario celta en la mentalidad y en el folklore popular, de donde han pasado a la literatura. ), a pesar de su práctico desconocimiento tanto en los estudios de crítica literaria como por parte de los celtistas.

2002) y el Lar Berobreus del Monte do Facho (Schatner et alii, 2005). , 2005). , 2006) y, lo que es más importante, su mitología y significado. En relación con el apartado anterior está la identificación de santuarios prerromanos, en algunos casos romanizados (Marco, 1996), que han sido transformados en ermitas y lugares de veneración cristiana. ) y San Miguel de Celanova, en Orense (Pena, *), Cueva Santa de El Cabriel, en Mira, Cuenca (Lorrio et. , 2006), etc. También se puede llegar a conocer mucho de las creencias, la mitología y el imaginario, campos estrechamente relacionados con las tradiciones literarias populares (vid.

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