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An Invitation to All Members of the Teaching Community
A commitment to teaching excellence is evident among members of the academic community at UW Oshkosh—through hallway conversations expressing pride in student achievement, attendance at teaching workshops, faculty-student collaborative research, extended office hours to accommodate students' schedules, SOTL projects, time-consuming grading integrity, research-based instructional planning, creative assignments requiring intense instructional effort, numerous awards, and other private and public activities.

That established pursuit of excellence in our own classes, departments, and programs already serves our students well. As we move toward a cohesive, coordinated General Education program, we have the opportunity to think and work together across disciplines to enhance students' liberal education learning. Though complex and challenging, the reform process also creates new avenues for collaboration and intellectual invigoration.

During Interim, you are invited to…

  • Set aside a block of time to read materials on the General Education reform website, if you have not already done so.
  • Provide feedback as desired via email (usp@uwosh.edu) or the Discussion Board, as revision and refining of the proposal continue.
  • As time becomes available, talk with colleagues about your potential individual and collective involvement in the next stages of General Education at UW Oshkosh.
  • Watch your inbox for a link to the revised proposal, with an invitation to respond to a General Education Reform Survey.
  • Mark your calendar to attend a General Education Reform Open Forum in Reeve Union Theatre on either February 16th from 3 to 4:15 p.m. or February 20th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done while contemplating the student learning needs that we may address together through the reform of General Education.

 

Stay Up to Date with General Education Reform at: uwosh.edu/usp

 

Participate in the General Education Reform Discussion

 

Schedule a Visit from a Member of the General Education Reform Team

Questions or Comments?
Please send them to Lori Carrell, CETL Director and General Education Reform Facilitator, at carrell@uwosh.edu.
Watch for General Education Reform each Tuesday of the Fall 2011 Semester!
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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