BOOKS

What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain

General Education Essentials by Paul Hanstedt

Online Access    •    Available via Summit

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

 by Benedict Carey

Amazon

ARTICLES

Meaningful choices, not more choices

Tina Rosenberg – New York Times

Part One: When a Few Bucks Can Get Students to the Finish Line

Part Two: At College, a Guided Path on Which to Find Oneself

 

AAC&U: The Dollars and Sense Behind General Education Reform

Ann S. Ferren, professor of educational studies, Radford University and Ashby Kinch, assistant professor of English, Christopher Newport University

Read here

 

Why Don’t They Apply What They Learn

Read here

James M. Lang

 

WEBSITES

Fundamental AAC&U recommendations for Gen Ed: Click Here

Gen Ed reform through the lens of design thinking: Click Here

 

First year experience: Click Here

Pathways (“Strands”): California  –  New Mexico

TASK FORCE

Paul Hanstedt’s visit on May 18 & 19, 2017

Keynote Speech: “Creating Wicked Students: Why we should, how we can.”  Video  Slides

Town Hall: “Current Trends in Liberal Education: What’s driving the change?”  Video  Slides

 


General Education

CONTACT US

503-838-8296 | or e-mail: gened@wou.edu  | Location: Instructional Technology Center