Daily Archives: December 19, 2012

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Office Hours Extra: A Reimagined Core by SJSU SLIS’s Robert Boyd

  I wrote about working on re-evaluating our core classes at “Office Hours” last month. Robert Boyd, one of our faculty, continues the discussion at our CIRI Blog: http://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/blogs/wp/ciri/2012/12/17/a-reimagined-core/ I am also using some new-found time between semesters to read and reflect on two noted thinkers/practitioners, one old and one new.   The Idea of a University by John Henry Newman was originally published in 1852 where Newman proposed the theoretical underpinnings of what would become University College, Dublin.  At core, Newman argued  “the general principles of any study you may learn by books at home; but the detail, the colour, the tone, […]