National Collegiate Honors Council 2012 Honors in Chile : New Engagements in the Higher Education System

@inproceedings{Skewes2017NationalCH,
  title={National Collegiate Honors Council 2012 Honors in Chile : New Engagements in the Higher Education System},
  author={Juan Carlos Skewes and Carlos Alberto Cioce Sampaio},
  year={2017}
}
Honors programs are rare in Latin America, and in Chile they were unknown before 2003. At the Universidad Austral de Chile, an interdisciplinary group of scholars linked to environmental studies put forward a pilot project for implementing a new experience in higher education. Challenged by an educational environment where (i) apathy and mediocrity have taken over the classrooms, (ii) monodisciplinary training rules the university campus, and (iii) authoritarian teaching persists, this has been… CONTINUE READING

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