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    requires a diverse selection of courses to develop well rounded, responsible individuals, but in turn creates added pressure upon students. Is it the job of secondary education to start developing all inclusive students who have been familiarized with a broad range of subjects? Is it fair that some children are able to afford private education and expensive tutoring with a one on one basis? The government needs to step in on this matter because the children who are growing up now are going to be this countries

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    General Education Except for a brief contraction in the early 1990s, the higher education system in the United States has been growing steadily since the late 1970s. Roughly half of all Americans now have attended college at some point in their lives, and roughly a quarter hold a postsecondary degree.(In the United Kingdom, by contrast, less than 15 percent of the population goes to university.) There are 14.5 million students in American colleges and universities today. In 1975 there were

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    Many college students complain that general education courses are a waste of time and money, however various complications would ensue if general education courses were eliminated. The abolition of general education, would displace several components of college that benefit millions of students. For instance, the countless college students who undecided on a major, or students who switch their major during college. Furthermore, most majors require prerequisite knowledge of basic concepts in either

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    For all undergraduate students at Arizona State University, the General Education program requires completion of a course in each of the five core categories of general studies: “Literacy and Critical Inquiry” (three credit hours), “Mathematical Studies” (six credit hours) “Humanities, Arts and Design and Social-Behavioral Sciences” (combined 12 credit hours), and “Natural Sciences” (combined eight credit hours). It also requires that three awareness areas that engage with global awareness, cultural

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    amount of credits. These credits achieved by taking courses referred to as general education classes. Colleges set these courses to enable the students to “Explore, Discover, and Transform.” The general education courses prepare students to acquire knowledge and skills to become well educated people, that are then ready to interact with the outside world in a responsible manner (“Degrees: General”). The general education courses include English, History, Science, and Mathematics. In order to receive

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    reasons why every student should be required to take general education courses. Explain your rationale. General education classes give students an exposure to a variety of disciplines that allow them to develop the skills necessary to pursue their major. Catherine Seraphin states that general education requirements help students prepare for the “unknown” (n.d., p.4). College is a different world, it is different from high school and life. General education classes allow students to grasp the critical thinking

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    your horizon and you may find interest in a topic that you were not familiar with in the past. In an article on the Washington Post, the author, Daniel de Vise, argues against Anne Neal, a graduate from Harvard, by saying, “The point of a college education is to teach students to think, solve problems and change the world, not to download a compendium of facts” (College Ratings Ignite Debate). Additionally, most students choose their major because they are interested in the subject and want to learn

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    Education is a vital part of growing up. Everyone goes through the education system to help carve a path towards their future self and what career they want to focus on as they get older. However, what most people become confused on is the difference between “general education” and “special education.” General education is the education provided to students who physically attend school. Now, special education is the education provided by the school plus extra programs and services to help aid and

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    After viewing the panel discussion about how our local school districts have implemented English Language Learning in their school, I am very intrigued. From what I gathered the field of ELL is a growing industry in education, especially in Colorado Springs. We have ELL’s students coming from all over the world. Here in Colorado Springs alone, school districts have to accommodate for over fifty different languages spoken by ELL’s. I can only imagine the challenge that comes with such a diverse group

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    students that have significant disabilities that must be addressed but who can receive an education in a general education classroom. A multilevel system and the design and development of differentiated instruction began in the general education classroom. “The initial application came to practice for students considered gifted who perhaps were not sufficiently challenged by the content provided in the general classroom setting. As classrooms, have become more diverse with the introduction of inclusion

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