Category Archives: General Education

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Reacting to the Past

Check this out: http://reacting.barnard.edu/ “Reacting to the Past (RTTP) consists of elaborate games, set in the past, in which students are assigned roles informed by classic texts in the history of ideas. Class sessions are run entirely by students; instructors … Continue reading

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Popular Culture and General Education

Hi all, If it has been a few hours since you’ve thought about General Education, then you are in luck. For, in this brief blog entry, I’ve assembled a short reading list to bolster your appreciation for popular culture’s understanding … Continue reading

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Is Drawing GenEd?

I have been giving this question a great deal of thought as I teach my classes.  I consider GenEd to include those skills and traits I want to instill in my students that help them to be among other things … Continue reading

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Brain: The Inside Story

Jonas and I were challenged to: 1) Provide heuristic questions for 5 Minds for the Future Please feel free to find our questions (as well as pose some of your own questions) about 5 Minds by going to our earlier … Continue reading

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Gen Ed Committee and Gen Ed Seminar combined meeting

I’ve heard wonderful things about the Gen Ed committee and Gen Ed seminar joint meeting on Friday, March 4th. Please share your reflections on, reactions to, or play-by-play, or notes from the meeting.  This will be especially helpful for those … Continue reading

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