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Title: Illinois State University


1
Illinois State University
  • General Education Program

2
Background Questions
  • Is the General Education Program a national
    program?
  • What are the cores and why that core?

3
Arguments
  • General Education Program moving towards national
    program
  • ISU meets curriculum standards

4
Accrediting Agencies and Standards
  • Forming standards for General Education
  • Accrediting Agencies
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities
    (AACU)
  • Project on Accreditation and Assessment

5
American Academy for Liberal Education
  • Liberal Learning Assessment Standards
  • -Standard One- Effective Reasoning
  • -Standard Two- Broad and Deep Learning
  • -Standard Three- Inclination to Inquire

6
Mission Standards
  • Three Goals
  • -Cultivation of thoughtful and responsible
    persons and citizens
  • -Preparation for the world of work
  • -Pursuit of knowledge

7
  • Standard Four- Reflects importance and centrality
    of liberal education
  • Standard Five- Liberty of thought and freedom of
    speech are protected

8
General Education and Curriculum
  • Standard Six- Defines and enforces academic
    entrance requirements
  • Standard Seven- 1/3 of classes must be general
    education courses
  • Standard Eight- Requires variety of basic
    knowledge

9
  • Standard Nine- Evaluate student progress by exams
    or other means of evaluation
  • Standard Ten- Provides structure beginning with
    basic knowledge and builds up to more advanced
  • Standard Eleven- Students write essays to
    demonstrate English proficiency

10
Teaching and Educational Resources
  • Standard Twelve- Importance of teaching is
    emphasized
  • Standard Thirteen- Appropriate class size
  • Standard Fourteen- All faculty members should
    teach variety of courses
  • Standard Fifteen- Use of many different education
    sources important

11
Project Higher Expectations
  • Organized by AACU
  • New set of standards for general education
  • As of right now, the standards are only advisory
  • Standards are strong enough that they might
    become requirements in general education programs

12
Purpose of the General Education Program
  • Prepares you for the expectations of the world
  • Gives you flexibility
  • Enhances
  • Global perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Critical thinking
  • Use of university resources

13
General Education Program
  • Inner Core
  • Middle Core
  • Outer Core

14
Purpose of Inner Core
  • Emphasize acquirement of skills
  • - Language
  • - Math
  • - Science

15
Courses of Inner Core
  • Foundations of Inquiry
  • Language and Composition
  • Language and Communication
  • A mathematics course
  • Two natural sciences courses

16
Purpose of Middle Core
  • Provides opportunities to continue development of
    a variety of academic skills

17
Courses of Middle Core
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Language in the Humanities
  • United States Traditions
  • Individuals and Civic Life
  • Individuals and Societies

18
Purpose of Outer Core
  • Provides in depth knowledge between inquiry and
    the world in which it exists

19
Courses of Outer Core
  • Science, Mathematics and Technology
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

20
  • Courtney Alburtus
  • Trisha Balogh
  • Donnie Johnson
  • Erin Nolan
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