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  • Title:
    Integrating Signature Assignments into the Curriculum and Inspiring Design

    Date:
    Author:
    AAC&U
    Description:
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    Interstate Passport Webinar
    Date:
    April 30, 2014
    Author:
    Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
    Description:

    An informational webinar on the WICHE Interstate Passport Initiative focusing on the research undergirding its design, strategies used to engage faculty, and the operational “nuts and bolts” that will make the it functional on campuses.

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  • Title:
    Liberal Education and the Pierce Promise
    Date:
    December 4, 2012
    Author:
    Franklin Pierce University
    Description:

    A great example of intentionality about the outcomes of general education and communicating clearly with students about the value of a liberal education.

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  • Title:
    Resources for Community College Student Success
    Date:
    April 4, 2014
    Author:
    Roadmap Campus Leaders
    Description:
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    Fall 2013 QC Webinar Slides
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    Author:
    Description:
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    The Learning Community at Cal State Monterey Bay
    Date:
    December 21, 2012
    Author:
    The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment at CSUMB
    Description:

    A recent publication used by faculty members to talk with incoming students about academic excellence and the habits of mind that enhance learning.

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    first-year liberal education SLOs
  • Title:
    Modified VALUE Reading Rubric
    Date:
    October 23, 2013
    Author:
    Dr. Lynn Marie Kutch
    Description:

    A VALUE Reading Rubric modified to assess and guide a course on German Graphic novels at Kutztown University.

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  • Title:
    UW Oshkosh Civic Learning Outcomes
    Date:
    September 9, 2013
    Author:
    Carleen Vande Zande
    Description:

    A faculty-friendly set of civic learning outcomes and guidelines that can be applied to the design and assessment of experiential, service learning, and civic engagement courses.

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  • Title:
    Engaged Civic Learning Course Design Workbook from Rutgers-Camden
    Date:
    July 12, 2013
    Author:
    Thomas Dahan and Andrew Seligsohn
    Description:

    A workbook that encourages faculty to develop syllabi by tailoring course activities and assessments to course-specific learning objectives and to broader learning objectives advanced through civic engagement.

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  • Title:
    What is Liberal Education?
    Date:
    May 31, 2013
    Author:
    AAC&U
    Description:

    A definition of liberal education to help practitioners make the case.

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  • Title:
    LEAP Public Opinion Research: Employers' Views on Higher Learning
    Date:
    April 10, 2013
    Author:
    AAC&U LEAP Campaign
    Description:

    Survey results showing employer attitudes toward employee preparation. An excellent tool for those trying to make the case for liberal education.

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    LEAP liberal education SLOs
  • Title:
    Why a Liberal Education Matters for Life and Work
    Date:
    March 19, 2013
    Author:
    Ashley Finley, AAC&U
    Description:

    A slideshow making the case for a 21st-century liberal education, supported by student and employer data.

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  • Title:
    UNLV’s Vertically Integrated General Education Model
    Date:
    March 14, 2013
    Author:
    David James, Carl Reiber, Jennifer Fabbi & Chris Heavey
    Description:

    An integrated general education model, including first and second-year seminars and milestone and capstone experiences, supporting university learning outcomes.

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  • Title:
    Fostering Reflection in Student Writing
    Date:
    September 21, 2012
    Author:
    Salt Lake Community College
    Description:

    A handout that provides students (and teachers) with ideas of how high-quality reflective writing can enhance assignments. It includes sample reflection prompts and a list of tips for writing reflectively.

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  • Title:
    General Education ePortfolios to Document Learning Outcomes
    Date:
    September 21, 2012
    Author:
    Salt Lake Community College
    Description:

    A concise flyer outlining learning outcomes and assignments to appear on student general education ePortfolios. Also included are sample instructional videos to help engage students with the task.

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    community college e-portfolios
  • Title:
    Diversity and Systemic Change: Instructors Transforming the Classroom through Innovative Collaborations
    Date:
    July 18, 2012
    Author:
    Jordan Landry, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
    Description:

    A narrative of community-building efforts that galvanized UW Oshkosh faculty and instructional staff to address the success of underserved students in their classrooms.

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  • Title:
    High-Impact Practices in Eight Slides
    Date:
    July 17, 2012
    Author:
    Alexander McCormick, Indiana University Bloomington
    Description:

    A brief introduction to high-impact practices and their potentially transformative impact on student learning.

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  • Title:
    Global Integrated Learning in the Curriculum
    Date:
    July 10, 2012
    Author:
    Michigan State University
    Description:

    A visual framework that maps out the intersections between global learning, integrative studies, and experiential pedagogy. Also included is one possible curricular model for implementing this approach.

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  • Title:
    Degree Qualifications Profile
    Date:
    May 17, 2012
    Author:
    Lumina Foundation for Education
    Description:

    A framework for learning outcomes across degree levels and content areas. A powerful tool for designing deeper learning opportunities within an institution, or for aligning student learning for transfer.

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  • Title:
    The Completion Arch
    Date:
    May 4, 2012
    Author:
    The College Board
    Description:

    The Completion Arch is a web based tool that provides quick and easy access to national, state and initiative-level data that describe the progress and success of community college students.

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  • Title:
    Community College Resources from the Roadmap Project
    Date:
    May 3, 2012
    Author:
    AAC&U and Others
    Description:

    Resources for community colleges creating intentional pathways to improve student success. Examples come from the Roadmap leadership institutions and national organizations engaged in this work.

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  • Title:
    "Your World, Your LEEP" at Clark University
    Date:
    April 9, 2012
    Author:
    Clark University
    Description:

    An excellent, fresh example of how to connect students to their learning through well-defined learning outcomes and models.

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  • Title:
    Access and Success for Nontraditional Women Students
    Date:
    March 8, 2012
    Author:
    AAC&U's On Campus With Women
    Description:

    A web publication presenting strategies for engaging and supporting non-traditional women students in undergraduate  education.

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  • Title:
    Global Learning Inventory Framework for Institutions
    Date:
    March 6, 2012
    Author:
    Caryn McTighe Musil and Kevin Hovland, AAC&U
    Description:

    A grid to allow administrators to map student opportunities for global learning across the institution, from general education to the major to the co-curriculum.

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    global learning templates
  • Title:
    Wooster's Approach to Undergraduate Research
    Date:
    February 23, 2012
    Author:
    Grant Cornwell, College of Wooster
    Description:

    An institution-wide design for mentored undergraduate research that is scaffolded across the entire student experience.

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    critical thinking undergrad research
  • Title:
    Conceptualization of Service Learning Benefits
    Date:
    January 23, 2012
    Author:
    Purdue University North Central
    Description:

    A concise summary of the impact of service learning on all stakeholders, as well as a commentary on the balance between “service” and “learning” for any program.

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    civic learning service learning
  • Title:
    North Dakota Statewide Learning Outcomes
    Date:
    December 19, 2011
    Author:
    North Dakota General Education Council
    Description:

    A brief PDF presentation of the statewide general education learning goals developed collaboratively at North Dakota. Also included is a vision for universal tranfer of general education.

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    implementation SLOs state systems
  • Title:
    The Democracy Imperative: Resources for Teaching Democratic Thinking
    Date:
    December 15, 2011
    Author:
    The Democracy Imperative
    Description:

    Resources to locate and expand democratically engaged teaching and learning across campus, including syllabi, conceptual frameworks, and a guide for launching efforts at your institution.

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  • Title:
    Macademia: Connecting Colleagues by Research Interest
    Date:
    December 1, 2011
    Author:
    Macalester College
    Description:

    A tool for facilitating research that connects faculty with colleagues engaged in similar work across institutional and disciplinary boundaries. Search results are presented as a dynamic web that shows interconnections.

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  • Title:
    Connecting the Dots: Learning Goals, High-Impact Practices, and Assessment
    Date:
    November 9, 2011
    Author:
    Janet Hecsh, Sacramento State University
    Description:

    A diagram and brief narrative connecting institution-wide learning goals, existing opportunities for students, and the tools to assess learning. Each outcome is mapped to an appropriate rubric for assessment.

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    implementation SLOs
  • Title:
    Designing Effective Living-Learning Programs
    Date:
    November 4, 2011
    Author:
    Aaron Brower, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Description:

    This brief narrative presents three core principles for effective living-learning programs, as well as a case study that demonstrates these principles in action.

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  • Title:
    Pre-College Academic Campus Experience at Miami Dade College
    Date:
    October 26, 2011
    Author:
    Miami Dade College
    Description:

    A cross-divisional and interdisciplinary model for outreach to middle and high school students, giving participants a campus experience while preparing them for college-level academics.

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  • Title:
    Arcadia University Undergraduate Curriculum
    Date:
    August 15, 2011
    Author:
    Arcadia University
    Description:

    The new curriculum at Arcadia draws on intellectual practices, areas of inquiry, high-impact curricular experiences, and work in the major to create a holistic undergraduate experience.

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    global learning integrative learning mapping gened
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    Common Core Infographic: High-Impact Learning
    Date:
    August 08, 2011
    Author:
    Champlain College
    Description:

    Created by a recent Champlain College graduate, the diagram allows a quick view of a coherent four-year experience. The curriculum is built on high-impact practices.

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  • Title:
    First-Year ePortfolios: Highlights from Student Work at PSU
    Date:
    August 01, 2011
    Author:
    Students at Portland State University
    Description:

    Model ePortfolios from students in the interdisciplinary Freshman Inquiry program at Portland State University.

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  • Title:
    Scaling Community College Interventions
    Date:
    July 25, 2011
    Author:
    Achieving the Dream; Public Agenda
    Description:

    An overview of strategies and principles for scaling student success interventions; with a checklist of critical questions.

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  • Title:
    Increasing Access to Student-Faculty Collaborative Research
    Date:
    July 21, 2011
    Author:
    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
    Description:

    A narrative on using first-generation student data to make undergraduate research more equitably accessible and more intentionally designed.

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  • Title:
    Visualized Student Learning Goals from Saint Mary's College
    Date:
    June 08, 2011
    Author:
    Joe Incandela, Saint Mary's College
    Description:

    A visual animation showing how student learning goals connect to the mission at Saint Mary’s College.

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  • Title:
    Cost-Return Calculator for Investments in Student Success
    Date:
    June 06, 2011
    Author:
    Delta Project
    Description:

    A tool for connecting retention, revenue, and cost to make more informed, data-driven decisions about student success programs.

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  • Title:
    General Education Messaging at St. Olaf College
    Date:
    June 03, 2011
    Author:
    St. Olaf College
    Description:

    How do you communicate the importance of general education to students? St. Olaf persuades them: “Don’t just check off those requirements!”

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  • Title:
    Understanding Equity-Mindedness
    Date:
    May 25, 2011
    Author:
    Vicki Washington, University of Wisconsin System
    Description:

    A powerful presentation of the profound shift from deficit-mindedness to equity-mindedness; a prerequisite to inclusive excellence and true student success.

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  • Title:
    High-Impact Practices at San José State University
    Date:
    May 11, 2011
    Author:
    Sutee Sujitparapitaya
    Description:

    Case study for acting on data to “make excellence inclusive.” Outlines changes to first-year programs and writing instruction at SJSU.

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  • Title:
    E-Portfolios and Student Success: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Learning
    Date:
    May 10, 2011
    Author:
    Helen L. Chen and Tracy Penny Light
    Description:

    An excerpt from an AAC&U publication introducing e-portfolios as a tool for integrative learning, including models and strategies for implementation.

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  • Title:
    Public Sphere Pedagogy: A High-Impact Practice
    Date:
    May 12, 2011
    Author:
    Thia Wolf, California State University, Chico
    Description:

    CSU, Chico has integrated civic learning into the first year to increase engagement and democratic awareness for all students, including those historically underserved.

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  • Title:
    System-Wide Shared Learning Goals for University of Wisconsin
    Date:
    May 03, 2011
    Author:
    University of Wisconsin System
    Description:

    An example of a system-wide framework to communicate the meaning and value of a college education.

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  • Title:
    General Education/Residence Life Partnership: Impact on Student Success
    Date:
    May 02, 2011
    Author:
    Chris Carey and Rowanna Carpenter, Portland State University
    Description:

    A brief narrative on coordinating the use of data to improve the success of first-year living learning communities.

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  • Title:
    Purposeful Pathways: Helping Students Achieve Key Learning Outcomes
    Date:
    April 01, 2006
    Author:
    Andrea Leskes and Ross Miller, AAC&U
    Description:

    Pedagogies, curricular pathways, and assessment strategies for four learning outcomes: integrative, inquiry, global, and civic learning.

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  • Title:
    Diversity & Democracy: Investing in Education and Equity
    Date:
    April 18, 2011
    Author:
    AAC&U
    Description:

    Issue of Diversity & Democracy showing how institutions can solidify their commitments to access and success despite economic constraints.

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  • Title:
    Logic Models for Learning-Centered Assessment
    Date:
    April 15, 2011
    Author:
    Ashley Finley, AAC&U
    Description:

    Templates and how-to for logic models focused on desired outcomes for students, faculty, and institution-wide culture of assessment.

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  • Title:
    Using Data for Inclusive Excellence: Collection, Analysis, and Decision-Making
    Date:
    April 01, 2011
    Author:
    Gesele Durham and William Keith, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Description:

    A case study for gathering, analyzing, and acting upon disaggregated data to increase underserved student achievement.

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  • Title:
    Mapping Global Learning Outcomes Across the Institution
    Date:
    November 01, 2009
    Author:
    Chandler-Gilbert Community College
    Description:

    A map of a community college’s integrated efforts to promote global learning outcomes. Developed as part of AAC&U’s Shared Futures initiative.

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  • Title:
    Underserved Student Success in High-Impact Practices: A New Model of Retention Leadership
    Date:
    March 30, 2011
    Author:
    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
    Description:

    A case study for inclusive excellence and retention leadership frameworks to increase underrepresented student retention.

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  • Title:
    Effects of Participation in Multiple High-Impact Practices on Student Success
    Date:
    March 22, 2011
    Author:
    Bettina Huber, CSU Northridge
    Description:

    Using NSSE and persistence data, this research report examines impact of multiple HIPs on student success, disaggregated by race/ethnicity and Pell status.

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    case studies completion underserved students
  • Title:
    Diversity & Democracy: Rethinking Educational Practices to Make Excellence Inclusive
    Date:
    April 01, 2009
    Author:
    AAC&U
    Description:

    Issue of Diversity & Democracy on how institutions use high-impact practices to recreate themselves for inclusive excellence.

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  • Title:
    Undergraduate Research at Community Colleges
    Date:
    March 17, 2011
    Author:
    CUR and NCIA
    Description:

    A free electronic monograph providing examples of undergraduate research programs as well as recommendations for next steps for community colleges.

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  • Title:
    First-Year Strategies and Templates for High-Impact Practices
    Date:
    March 31, 2011
    Author:
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Description:

    First-year practices to support student achievement, including an innovative, cost-effective new design. Includes templates for administering similar programs.

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  • Title:
    A Transparency Framework for Providing Evidence of Student Learning
    Date:
    March 14, 2011
    Author:
    National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)
    Description:

    A framework for sharing and publicizing evidence to maximize impact on student learning.

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  • Title:
    Building General Education Assessment: Practical Tools and Tips
    Date:
    March 08, 2011
    Author:
    Andrea Leskes and Barbara Wright
    Description:

    A planning matrix for evaluating progress in general education, with a simple selection of key questions and guiding tips.

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  • Title:
    Student Success and a New Ecology for Engaged Learning
    Date:
    March 04, 2011
    Author:
    Robert Franco, Kapi'olani Community College
    Description:

    Diagrams the interconnection between high-impact practices, student engagement, and success. Service learning acts as an example.

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  • Title:
    Community College Honors Program and Transfer Boot Camp
    Date:
    February 28, 2011
    Author:
    Barbara Clinton, Highline Community College
    Description:

    An online text for students to move toward successful transfer. Includes assignments, rubric, and curricular framework.

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  • Title:
    Key Findings from 2010 Community College Survey of Student Engagement
    Date:
    February 23, 2011
    Author:
    Center for Community College Student Engagement
    Description:

    Findings from 2010 survey broken out according to benchmarks of effective educational practice in community college.

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  • Title:
    Queensborough's Student Wiki Interdisciplinary Group
    Date:
    February 14, 2011
    Author:
    Jean Darcy and Michele Cuomo, Queensborough Community College
    Description:

    Presentation of strategy and some results of a survey on student reflection.

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  • Title:
    Organizing an Integrative First Year Experience
    Date:
    February 14, 2011
    Author:
    E. Marti, S. Curtis, M. Cuomo
    Description:

    Power Point of Queensborough Community College’s Freshman Academies Initiative.

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  • Title:
    Accelerated Learning Program: A Powerful Model for Developmental Education
    Date:
    December 13, 2010
    Author:
    Peter Adams, Community College of Baltimore County
    Description:

    An innovative strategy for increasing student success in developmental education, with cost-benefit analysis.

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  • Title:
    Conception, Implementation, Sustainability for 21st Century General Education
    Date:
    February 28, 2009
    Author:
    Gail Evans and Joseph Wood
    Description:

    A presentation on the practical and political considerations in developing and implementing GenEd reform.

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  • Title:
    High-Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter
    Date:
    December 01, 2008
    Author:
    George Kuh
    Description:

    Monograph excerpt that maps practices to learning outcomes and presents data on how underserved students benefit.

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    LEAP SLOs underserved students
  • Title:
    Linking Student Learning Outcomes through Planning, Curriculum, and Assessment
    Date:
    January 24, 2009
    Author:
    Gail Evans, Linda Buckley, and Maggie Beers – San Francisco State University
    Description:

    A presentation demonstrating linkages of learning outcomes across institution, state, and national frameworks.

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    e-portfolios SLOs
  • Title:
    Stayers, Swirlers, and Re-Enrollers: Understanding the Trajectory of College Students
    Date:
    January 17, 2011
    Author:
    Sylvia Hurtado, et al.
    Description:

    Student success data from HERI on the completion rates for transfer students, re-enrolled students, and traditional “stayers.”

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  • Title:
    Making the Case for Liberal Education
    Date:
    January 01, 2006
    Author:
    Debra Humphreys, AAC&U
    Description:

    Responses to common challenges to the argument for liberal education’s value in today’s world. Ideal for responding to concerns raised by parents, prospective students, and business leaders.

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    LEAP liberal education making the case
  • Title:
    Communicating Commitment to Liberal Education
    Date:
    January 01, 2006
    Author:
    AAC&U LEAP Initiative
    Description:

    A free handbook to help institutions become more intentional about aligning programs and practices with professed goals for liberal education learning outcomes.

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    LEAP liberal education making the case
  • Title:
    Service Learning Resources for Community Colleges
    Date:
    January 14, 2011
    Author:
    American Association of Community Colleges
    Description:

    Free PDF publications on service learning for community colleges and their community partners.

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  • Title:
    Campus Diversity Initiative Rubrics: Measuring Institutionalization
    Date:
    January 13, 2011
    Author:
    AAC&U and the Irvine Campus Diversity Initiative
    Description:

    A set of rubrics for measuring institutionalization of diversity efforts across five dimensions.

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  • Title:
    RUNMC (Are You an Emcee?): Critical Literacy through Hip Hop
    Date:
    January 10, 2011
    Author:
    Jeremy Bryan (Jer One)
    Description:

    A vision and practice of hip hop as a path to critical literacy for students.

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  • Title:
    University of Southern Maine Core Curriculum
    Date:
    January 07, 2011
    Author:
    University of Southern Maine
    Description:

    A new general education program developing student learning outcomes from entrance through capstone.

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  • Title:
    Service Learning Institute at Cal State Monterey Bay
    Date:
    January 09, 2011
    Author:
    California State University, Monterey Bay
    Description:

    Student learning opportunities and pedagogical framing offered through a visual, streamlined website .

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  • Title:
    Internship Evaluation Rubric
    Date:
    January 04, 2011
    Author:
    Southern Oregon University
    Description:

    Rubric for evaluating student participation and reflection on an internship experience. Developed by SOU as part of the Compass Project.

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  • Title:
    VALUE Rubrics for Assessing Learning
    Date:
    December 30, 2010
    Author:
    AAC&U VALUE Project
    Description:

    Rubrics to assess student learning across fifteen essential learning outcomes.

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  • Title:
    LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes
    Date:
    December 22, 2010
    Author:
    LEAP Campaign
    Description:

    A robust set of learning outcomes to guide students’ cumulative progress through college, preparing them to face the challenges of our complex and volatile world.

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    LEAP SLOs
  • Title:
    Practical Approaches to General Education for Liberal Learning
    Date:
    December 21, 2010
    Author:
    Paul L. Gaston
    Description:

    Eight practical approaches to foster a shared commitment to liberal learning. Excerpt from AAC&U print publication.

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  • Title:
    Revising General Education - And Avoiding the Potholes
    Date:
    December 21, 2010
    Author:
    Paul L. Gaston and Jerry G. Gaff
    Description:

    A practical guide for general education committees: Fifty pitfalls and common errors in the process of reform. Excerpt from AAC&U publication.

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  • Title:
    Components and Effects of Five High-Impact Practices
    Date:
    November 15, 2010
    Author:
    Jayne E. Brownell and Lynn E. Swaner
    Description:

    Excerpt from an AAC&U publication presenting research on first-year seminars, capstones, learning communities, service learning, and undergraduate research.

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  • Title:
    A Learning Paradigm for GenEd and Transfer
    Date:
    February 26, 2009
    Author:
    Michael Gress, Barry Alford, Joan Hawthorne, Tom Steen
    Description:

    A schematic for developing a learning-centered paradigm for general education to replace the hierarchic instruction paradigm.

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  • Title:
    What Is a Liberal Education? And Why Is It Important to My Future?
    Date:
    15/02/2011
    Author:
    AAC&U LEAP Campaign
    Description:

    This brochure introduces students to liberal education and makes a contemporary case for its importance to their future.

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    LEAP liberal education making the case
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