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Selected Resources

Selected Websites:

Also see General Education websites for SUNY Research Universities & Comprehensive Colleges

Selected Texts:

  • Academic Affairs Forum (2015). Reaffirming the Liberal Arts with a Modern and Practical Twist. Washington, DC: EAB.
  • Academic Affairs Forum (2013). Common First-year Course Requirements for Graduation. Washington, DC: EAB.
  • Academic Affairs Forum (2016). Reclaiming the Value of the Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century: Strategies for Integrating Career Development with Traditional Arts and Science Curricula. Washington, DC: EAB.
  • Anderson, P., C. M. Anson, T. Fish, R. M. Gonyea, M. Marshall, W. Menefee-Libey, C. Paine, L. Paluki Blake, S. Weaver (2017). How writing contributes to learning: New findings from a national study and their local application. Peer Review: New Frontiers in Writing (19(1).
  • The Association of American Colleges (1994). Strong Foundations: Twelve Principles for Effective General Education Programs. Washington, DC: The Association of American Colleges.
  • The Association of American Colleges & Universities (2009). Revising General Education and Avoiding the Potholes. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • The Association of American Colleges & Universities (2011). The LEAP Vision of Learning: Outcomes, Practices, Impact, and Employers’ Views. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • The Association of American Colleges & Universities (2015). General Education Maps and Markers. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • The Association of American Colleges & Universities (2015). The LEAP Challenge: Education for a World of Unscripted Problems. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • Blumenstyk, G. (2016, June 9). Liberal arts majors have plenty of job prospects, if they have some specific skills, too. Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • Brint, S., K. Proctor, S. P. Murphy, L. Turk-Bicaki, R. A. Hanneman. General education models: Continuity and change in the U.S. undergraduate curriculum, 1975-2000. Journal of Higher Educaiton 80(6):605-642.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2016-2011 (2016). SUNY Potsdam.
  • Dwyer, P. M. (2017) Transforming a core curriculum – and minimizing the battle scars. Liberal Education: Taking Stock of the Assessment Movement, 103(1).
  • Ferren, A. & D. Paris (2015). Faculty Leadership for Integrative Liberal Learning. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • Flaherty, C. (2016, May 24). Champlain College touts benefits of interdisciplinary four-year general education. Inside Higher Ed.
  • Gaston, P. (2015). General Education Transformed: How We Can, Why We Must. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • Geary, C. (2015). The LEAP challenge: Transforming for students, essential for liberal educators. Liberal Education: The LEAP Challenge 101(1/2).
  • Gladstein, J. and B. Fralix (2017). Supporting data-driven conversations about institutional cultures of writing. Peer Review 19(1).
  • Hart Research Associates (2016). Recent Trends in General Education Design, Learning Outcomes, and Teaching Approaches. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • Harvard General Education Review Committee (2015). General Education Review Committee Interim Report.
  • Joselow, M. (2016, June 10). SUNY Buffalo and University of Virginia Reform General Education. Inside Higher Ed.
  • Kezar, A. and E. Holcombe (2017) Support for high-impact practices: A new tool for administrators. Liberal Education: Taking Stock of the Assessment Movement, 103(1).
  • Latzer, B. (2004) The hollow core: Failure of the general education curriculum. Washington, DC: American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
  • Maki, P. (2015). Assessment that Works: A National Call, A Twenty-first Century Response. Washington, DC: AACU.
  • Morris, K. (2017). Full-time faculty, threshold concepts, and the vertical curriculum. Peer Review: New Frontiers in Writing 19(1).
  • Newton, R. R. (2000). Tensions and models in general education planning. Journal of General Education 49(3):165-181.
  • Rutz, C. and N. D. Grawe (2017) How writing program best practices have transformed Carleton College. Peer Review 19(1).
  • Schreiner, J. (2013).  Annotated Bibliography: General Education.
  • Student Affairs Forum (2016). Transforming the First-Generation College Student Experience. Washington, DC: EAB.
  • Trainor, S. (n.d.). Designing a Signature General Education Program.
  • University of Maryland (2010). Transforming General Education at the University of Maryland. College Park, MD: UMD.