I have taught college biology courses for 40 years. For most of those years, I asked to teach general-education biology courses. These fulfill graduation requirements for our “non-major” students, a phrase I avoid because it emphasizes the difference between my students and the scientific perspective I try to teach.
The biggest curriculum overhaul UB has seen in decades is now inplace with the start of the fall semester and the launch of UBCurriculum, the university’s revised general educationprogram.
From English to Anthropology, professors are producing revenue for departments with fun pop culture courses that may not pay off for students.
Ever since childhood, EIU faculty member Richard Jones knew he would teach; and at 9:15 a.m. Friday, he will strive to inspire incoming students at Lantz Arena in a keynote address as the 2016 faculty laureate.
The coddling of students’ minds has resulted in grave restrictions on their peers’ First Amendment rights—and university administrators are too fearful to do anything about it.
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Transformative plan begins with freshman class entering in 2017
Required classes that are out of your major, general education has never been a favorite for college students. The concept […]