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January/February 2015 AAC&U News

January/February 2015 AAC&U News

This issue of AAC&U News features a program at University of Wisconsin–Madison that prepares graduate students to teach diverse student populations, new data on high-impact learning practices in secondary education, and the latest news about AAC&U's meetings, projects, and publications. Watch for our next issue of AAC&U News in March.

New Publication from GEMs Project Features New Principles for Proficiency-Based, Integrative General Education Redesign

New Publication from GEMs Project Features New Principles for Proficiency-Based, Integrative General Education Redesign

This publication provides clear principles and guidelines to ensure that general education fosters the LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes and key proficiencies important for long-term success and flourishing. Maps approach to meeting The LEAP Challenge

America's Unmet Promise

AAC&U Launches Centennial Year with Focus on The Equity Imperative--Releases Report on America's Unmet Promise

This new publication makes the case for the urgent need to make excellence inclusive and reverse damaging inequities throughout educational systems, and calls for higher education to ensure that students traditionally underserved in higher education get access to high-impact educational practices.

New Outcomes Assessment Publication from AAC&U's VALUE Initiative

New Outcomes Assessment Publication from AAC&U's VALUE Initiative

Author Daniel Sullivan explains succinctly and directly the progress and importance of a new assessment movement that places student work at the center. Purchase a copy and learn more about VALUE.

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What's New

Responding to the news of the closing of Sweet Briar College, AAC&U President and graduate of another women’s college, Mount Holyoke College, Carol Geary Schneider has written a... more

Members are encouraged to send proposals for sessions at fall conferences on Global Learning and/or Transforming STEM Education.  These conferences provide a great opportunity to share promising... more