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Gen Ed faculty to showcase changes to their courses on June 23

(RE)Creating Your Gen Ed Course

Need a little inspiration before you finalize your Gen Ed course for the fall? Explore how colleagues from across campus have transformed their courses to align with the University’s new General Education Goals and Shared Learning Outcomes.

Members of this summer’s (Re)Creating Your Gen Ed Course cohort will give brief oral or poster presentations highlighting how they have incorporated new ideas into their classes. Subjects range from agriculture to history to information technology. Join them at the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, located at 301 South Main Street, starting at 9 a.m. Monday, June 23.

A complete schedule is below. No registration is required. If you need an accommodation to attend this event, please contact the CTLT front desk at (309) 438-2542.

9 a.m. Welcome — Dr. Jonathan Rosenthal and Dr. Claire Lamonica
Oral presentations
9:10 Aslihan Spaulding, Agriculture AGR 203 – Agriculture and the Environment
9:20 Richard Hughes, History HIS 111 – American Diversity
9:30 Douglas Cutter, History HIS 104.03 – History of Latin America
9:40 Monica Noraian, History IDS 121.11 – Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler
9:50 William Reger, History IDS 121.24 – Comparative Frontiers: Siberia
Poster presentations
10 a.m. Michele Ruby, Family and Consumer
Sciences
FCS 112 – American Family: Change and Diversity
Winfred Avogo, Sociology and
Anthropology
SOA 108 – Contemporary Social Problems in Global Perspective
Patricia Matsuda, Information Technology IT 140 – Interacting in a Digital World
Oral presentations
10:30 Mary Combes, Family and Consumer Sciences FCS 112 – American Family: Change and Diversity
10:40 Bee L. Lim, Information Technology IT 140 – Interacting in a Digital World
10:50 Tamara Davis, Marketing BTE 141 – Personal Financial Literacy for the College Student
11 a.m. Leslie Sloan Orr, School of Theatre and Dance THD 154 – Introduction to Black Drama and Theatre
11:10 Carol Lind, English ENG 101 – Composition as Critical Inquiry
11:20 Ralph Weisheit, Criminal Justice Sciences CJS 102 – The Individual, Society, and Justice
11:30 Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum, School of Music MUS 275 – World Music

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