The General Education team presents the following documents to help you plan for proposal submissions: Gen Ed Presentation View the plan for GenEd over the next two years Gen Ed Courses View the current listing of courses used toward GenEd Completion Learning Objectives Read the General Education Learning Objectives and Criteria Integrative Studies Proposals Read […]
We are grateful to everyone who submitted a proposal for a Gen Ed integrative studies course. We are no longer accepting submissions. Stay tuned for information about the next steps.
…will be held in the Millennium Science Complex cafe, from 1p-5p on Wednesday May 11. Those of you who proposed collaborative IS courses – and who have not already identified your collaborator(s) – should join us there!
Earlier this spring we asked you to pitch us on collaborative interdomain courses. We are now soliciting proposals for single-author inter-domain courses (that is, those without a robust collaborative component) and for linked courses. Proposals submitted here at the transformation website by 06/01/2016 will be eligible for course development support of up to $2000, and for in-kind support in […]
Implementing the General Education Reform: Our Joint Task (Excerpted from a Dec. 2015 report by John Moore, Chair, Special Senate Committee on Implementation of General Education Reform, and Associate Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature) Integrative Learning. Why? There seems to be a desire to encourage students to see how the various parts of […]
You can find the original (February 2016) call for IS course pitches here, in a pdf in box. That call was for courses of a very particular kind: robustly collaborative interdomain courses. “Robust collaboration” means what it (probably) sounds like: the courses will be taught and/or developed by teams of scholars. “Interdomain course” may require more explanation. An interdomain […]
In April 2015, University Faculty Senate passed legislation to update the general education curriculum to include a new, 6-credit integrative studies component for all students. (See Recommendation 6 of the Senate report for more information on integrative studies.) Liberal Arts Undergraduate Studies is seeking proposals for novel integrative studies courses. We seek exciting, innovative proposals […]