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ENGL 1S, Fernandez: Education

A library guide intended for Hilda Fernandez' English 1S/T course. Lists books, articles, and websites on the history of education and what it means to be an educated person.

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What Does It Mean To Be Educated?

What does it mean to be an educated person in the United States in the 21st century? How would this question be answered in a different time or place? This guide suggests some books, videos, and articles on the topic of education and also gives you some pointers on library research, so you can explore for yourself.graduation thinker

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Etymology of the Word "Educate"

According to Webster's College Dictionary, the verb to educate comes from the Latin word educare, "to bring up, nurture." For more details on the etymology and history of this word, look it up in the Oxford English Dictionary.

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