Humanities in Higher Education Debate (Confronting the Matter (Humanities…
Humanities in Higher Education Debate
Relevance of humanities is deminishing.
People are losing interest in humanities.
Why Humanities Matter
Teaches humans to be human, by studying human interactions, reactions, understanding and characteristics.
Involving the study of arts, language, sciences, and film just to name a few.
Socialism and happiness is a direct connection to understanding humans and the future.
Confronting the Matter
Humanities should stay out of funding from other subject areas and stick to their area.
Humanities is not worth the investment because you will not be able to obtain a high paying job and it does not contribute to the economy.
Lack of respect for someone who play swith art media over a stock broker.
What is Humanities
Humans can not progress unless we understand one another.
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Monteray value in society is questioned.
Globally this is an issue
Enrollment is declining globally.
The study of humanities has been found in history and driven technology and advancement.
Humanities is the study of law which is closely connected to the study of humans.
Humanities are necessary to do well at your job such as for healthcare, legal, social work professions - ineteractions with people.