Related Reading

Reading for General Education Reform


Revising General Education — And avoiding the Potholes: A Guide for Curricular Change

2009; Paul L. Gaston and Jerry G. Gaff

 

Degree Qualifications Profile
2014; Cliff Adelman, Peter Ewell, Paul Gaston, Carol Greary Schneider
Free

 

General Education Transformed: How We Can, Why We Must
2015; Paul L. Gaston
$15 members, $25 non-members

 

Practical Approaches to General Education and Liberal Learning: Principles of Effective Practice
2010; Paul L. Gaston with J.E. Clark, A. S. Ferren, P. Maki, T. L. Rhodes, K. M. Schilling, and D. Smith

 

The LEAP Vision for Learning: Outcomes, Practices, Impact, and Employers Views
2011
Free

 

General Education Maps and Markers : Designing Meaningful Pathways to Student Achievement
2015
$15 members, $25 non-members

 

The LEAP Challenge: Education for a World of Unscripted Problem
2015
Free

 

Recent Issue of Liberal Education

 

Background information, Cracking the Credit Hour, from the New America Foundation

 

 

Reading on Meta Majors

Rationale for meta-majors

From Compete College America (CCA)

From Educational Advisory Board (in conjunction with CCA, a comprehensive approach to guided pathways)

Meta Majors in Practice

From Florida: these are from Community Colleges although the legislation doesn’t seem to exclude 4-year institutions

 

From Rhode Island College

 

From Austin Peay University

 

Arizona State University’s version of guided pathways (implemented “eAdvisor” that automatically identifies and notifies students when they are “off track” towards graduation)

 

Overview of Georgia State reform efforts

 

University of Houston reform efforts (Seven colleges are implementing an MOU to coordinate reform efforts — site details how they will accomplish this):

 

 

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