General Education Models
The JFS selected the Seminar Model. Below are links related to this model.
- Seminar Model with Civics options (4.7.2017 Version; video explanation; image from video)
- Seminar Model (3.24.2017 Version; video explanation; image from video, courtesy of Anna Mercedes)
- Learning Outcomes (updated on March 17, 2017; the JFS endorsed this document on March 14, 2017)
- Sizes of General Education at Peer and Regional institutions
Below are final two models: the Pathways Model and the Seminar Model.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Pathways Summary
- Pathways Visual
- Seminar Summary
- Seminar Visual
- Assessment Plan and Timeline (draft)
- Four-year plans for several majors
Here are three videos to that explain some aspects of the models.
- The first video is on the similarities and differences between the two
- The second video is on creating a four-year plan, which should help others figure out how to create four-year plans for their students.
- The third video is on the difference between project-based versus course-based models, as well as the decisions faculty and students have to make to participate in the Gen Ed curriculum.
- The fourth video is on ePortfolios.
Below are descriptions of previously considered models. These are no longer under consideration, as they have been incorporated in the above models.
The three models for our next general education program are labeled by color: blue, green, or salmon. Below are the three corresponding executive summaries.
Below are the full reports for the three models.
Below are the change logs (as of October 14, 2016) for the three models.