Research Education in General Education Curricula

Learning Outcomes
Assessment
Curricula


Learning Outcomes

The Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University. Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities. 1998.

The Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University. Reinventing Undergraduate Education: Three Years After the Boyer Report. 2001.

Jacobson, Trudi E. & Beth L. Mark, "Separating Wheat from Chaff: Helping First-Year Students Become Information Savvy." Journal of General Education 49 no. 4 (2000) 256-278.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education: Eligibility Requirements and Standards for Accreditation. 12th ed. Philadelphia: Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 2006. Standard 12 General Education.

Sellen, Mary, "Information Literacy in the General Education: A New Requirement for the 21st Century," Journal of General Education 51 no. 2 (2002) 115-126.

Assessment

Aloi, Susan L., William S. Gardner & Anna L. Lusher. A Framework for Assessing General Education Outcomes within the Majors." Journal of General Education 52 no. 4 (2003) 237-252.

Barefoot, Betsy. "Foundations of Excellence: A New Model for First-Year Assessment." Assessment Update 16 no. 2 (March-April 2004) 5-7.

Eck, James C. "Assessing Student Outcomes in General Education at Samford University." Journal of General Education 51 no. 4 (2002) 316-325.

Eder, Douglas J. "General Education Assessment within the Disciplines." Journal of General Education 53 no. 2 (2004) 135-157.

Gerretson, Helen & Emily Golson. "Synopsis of the Use of Course-Embedded Assessment in a Medium Sized Public University's General Education Program." Journal of General Education 54 no. 2 (2003) 304-316.

Greene, David B. "Assessing General Education Learning Outcomes Achieved in the Inquiry-Guided, Self-Designed Major at North Carolina State University." Journal of General Education 52 no. 4 (2003) 283-303.

Hamilton, Sharon J. "A Principle-Based Approach to Assessing General Education through the Majors." Journal of General Education 52 no. 4 (2003) 283-303.

Marinara, Martha, Kuppalapalle Vajravelu & Denise L. Young. "Making Sense of the 'Loose Baggy Monster': Assessing Learning in a General Education Program is a Whale of a Task." Journal of General Education 53 no. 1 (2004) 1-19.

Nichols, James O. & Karen W. Nichols. General Education Assessment for Improvement of Student Academic Achievement: Guidance for Academic Departments and Committees. New York: Agathon Press, 2001.

Palomba, Catherine A. & Trudy W. Banta. Ch. 9 "Assessing General Education." 239-269 in Assessment Essentials: Planning, Implementing, and Improving Assessment in Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.

University of Maryland University College, Institute for Research & Assessment in Higher Education. General Education Skills Assessment.

Curricula

Awbrey, Susan M. General Education Reform as Organizational Change: Integrating Cultural and Structural Change." Journal of General Education 54 no. 1 (2005) 1-21.

Major, Claire H. "Problem-Based Learning in General Education at Samford University: A Case Study of Changing Faculty Culture through Targeted Improvement Efforts." Journal of General Education 51 no. 4 (2002) 235-256.

Rockman, Ilene F. "Strengthening Connections Between Information Literacy, General Education, and Assessment Efforts," Library Trends 51 no. 2 (Fall 2002) 185-198. See also "Moving from Traditional BI to an Integrated Information Literacy Program," her presentation to the Southern California Instruction Librarians (CARL Interest Group), CSU-Long Beach, May 2003.

Tetreault, Mary Kathryn & Terrel Rhodes. "Institutional Change as Scholarly Work: General Education Reform at Portland State University." Journal of General Education 53 no. 2 (2004) 81-106.

Westphal-Johnson, Nancy & Mary Anne Fitzpatrick. "The Role of Communication and Writing Intensive Courses in General Education: A Five Year Case Study of the University of Wisconsin-Madison." Journal of General Education 51 no. 2 (2002) 73-102.

Wright, Carol A., "Information Literacy within the General Education Program: Implications for Distance Education," Journal of General Education 49 no. 1 (2000) 23-33.


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