Owning the Intangible: Possession, Theft, and (Mis)Appropriation of Ideas

Miscellaneous Assignment 1: A Grinnell Liberal Arts Education

Summary: In preparation for your Grinnell education, you consider some key documents that describe a liberal arts education. meet next.

Purpose: To encourage you to attend sessions you should attend.

Due: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 21 August 2010

1. Read

2. Write two short sentences that you could use to explain a liberal arts education to someone unfamiliar with the concept.

3. Write two short sentences that you could use to explain how a Grinnell liberal arts education might differ from a liberal arts education at one of our peer institutions.

4. Either post your four sentences to the Wiki at http://foswiki.cs.grinnell.edu/foswiki/bin/view/Courses/OwningTheIntangible/LiberalArtsEducation or email me those four sentences (and I'll post it to the Wiki).

 

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Tuesday, 10 August 2010 [Samuel A. Rebelsky]

 

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