General Education

General Education Symposium

Friday, May 18, 2007, East Dining Room of the Music Building, 9:00-1:00

Topic: Course Objectives, Student Expectations, and the Syllabus

9:00 AM    Breakfast

9:30 AM    Greetings and Opening Remarks, Dean Marc Lazarus

9:45 AM    "General Education: Objectives and Expectations,"  Prof. Robert Whittaker

10:15 AM     Working Groups by Distribution Area: "Syllabus Construction -- Shared Assumptions"

Group Leaders:                   

  • Area 1, Individuals and Society, Richard Blot
  • Area 2, Socio-Political Structures, Dene Hurley
  • Area 3, Literature, Robert Carling
  • Area 4, The Arts, William Hoffman
  • Area 5, Comparative Culture, Bertrade Banaoum
  • Area 6, Historical Studies, Timothy Alborn
  • Area 7, Knowledge, Self and Values, Julie Maybee
  • Natural Science, Heather Sloan
  • LEH300-LEH301, Robert Whittaker

11:45 AM    Reports by the Working Groups

12:30 PM    Light Lunch

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