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Getting medieval on education

Integrating classical theory and medieval pedagogy in modern liberal arts classes

Jonathan Klauke

students experience when they attempt to interact with civil and professional society without the skills necessary to succeed. General education liberal arts courses were designed to teach students these foundational skills. However, many students who take

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Don’t know much about NAFTA

The continued importance of a global issues general education course

Carol D. Miller

At the beginning of the semester, 42.6 per cent of undergraduates enrolled in a lower division, general education global studies course at a comprehensive state university in the Midwestern United States reported that they ‘didn’t know’ what the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was, and 85 per cent believed that, in general, trade with other countries created jobs. Analyses of data show that those who did not rely on TV or radio for their news sources were less likely to know what NAFTA was, but their knowledge transformed by the end of the semester. Results demonstrated the necessity for general education courses focused on global issues in an era when students do not rely on traditional sources for news information.

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Gen Ed Girlhood

Artifact-centric Approach Invites New Students to Girlhood Studies

Jen Almjeld

Girlhood is a four-week intensive online summer course that satisfies three of the nine hours needed for our Arts and Humanities Cluster Two general education requirement for undergraduates. The course attracts students of all genders and ages. While most

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

In this issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, academics from Sweden, the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom offer insights into a number of features of undergraduate study – independent study projects, the development of political attitudes, the graduate attributes agenda, general education courses in global studies and the attainment gap between students with different types of entry qualifications.

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

medieval educational methods into contemporary pedagogic practice. Teaching the skills of grammar, logic, rhetoric and self-learning can be particularly useful in general education liberal arts courses. He recounts how quizzes, analysis of documents and

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Alena Vasilievna Ivanova

introduced by numerous others (see, for example, those covered in Lin 2008 and Morgan 2004 172–188 ). The research efforts of many Russian scholars have focused on issues of identity construction in the domain of general education: E. M. Arutiunova (2017

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

, and Cary Speck explore the value of including an experiential assignment on an elective general education course taken by students from across the university. The teaching team responded to problems with the structure of the course, ‘Culture through

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Migration Destination Choice as a Criterion of Self-Identification

The Case of Young People Leaving Noril’sk and Dudinka

Nadezhda Zamyatina

Laruelle . London : Routledge . Zapoliarnaia Pravda . 2016 . “ Dostat’ do neba ” [To Reach the Sky]. 28 October . . Abbreviations Short names for Noril’sk schools: L-1: Municipal budgetary general education

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Individualization and Ethnopedagogy at Small Elementary Schools

Components of Vocational Training for University Tutors

Nikolai Neustroev, Anna Neustroeva, Tuyaara Shergina, and Jenanne K. Ferguson

with the new educational standards. The second-generation federal state educational standard of primary general education, based on a competence approach, was approved in 2009, and implemented throughout Russia in 2011. In this regard, over the past few

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Anthony Rausch

) overcoming prefectural depopulation, (2) improving prefectural health and longevity and (3) promoting prefectural foods and products. The three-part University Action Plan focused on the following areas: Education: – general education for practical