Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 February 2014

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199969784

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Beyond Reason and Tolerance

The Purpose and Practice of Higher Education

Robert J. Thompson, Jr.

  • Provides a developmental science basis to inform necessary transformations in undergraduate educational practices
  • Argues that emerging adulthood is an especially dynamic time of reorganization and development of the brain that both influences, and is influenced by, the undergraduate experience
  • Synthesizes advances in our understanding of human development and learning
  • Has direct implications for undergraduate education practices

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