A Curriculum for the Selfie Generation

Katie Currid for The Chronicle

Jennifer Rosti, a lecturer in the English department at Roanoke College, leads a course called "The Crossroads of Revenge," in which students are encouraged to reflect on what it means to live well.
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Students seldom relish required courses. They are often seen as a burden that everyone would rather get out of the way—a bit like flossing.

Some colleges think they’ve found a solution: They have adopted a curricular approach fit for a generation...

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