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General Education and Assessment:
New Contexts, New Cultures

February 23-25, 2012
New Orleans, Louisiana

Schedule at a Glance

Final Program (pdf)

Thursday, February 23, 2012

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Conference Registration, Membership Information, Publication Sales

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.                             
Pre-Conference Workshops (separate registration and fee required)

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner on Your Own

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Keynote Address: Learning and Discovery in an Era of Change
Elizabeth Coffman, James P. Collins, and Ted Hardin

8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Poster Session and Reception

Friday, February 24, 2012

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.                
Facilitated Discussions and Continental Breakfast 

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.  
Plenary: Making Sense of the New Learning Landscape
Steve H. Murdock, Barbara Wright, and Kathleen Blake Yancey

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Promising Practices and Rubrics Analysis Session

12:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own

2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Plenary: Building Cultures of Faculty Engagement
Michele Cuomo, Robert Collins, Susan Gano-Phillips, Cynthia Gomez, Norman Jones, and Gary Rhoades

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Workshop Sessions

Saturday, February 25, 2012

7:45-8:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Plenary: One Word That's Powering General Education Reform (It's Not "Plastics")
Paul Gaston

9:15 – 10:30 a.m. 
Promising Practices, Workshop, and Rubric Analysis Sessions

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 noon 
Promising Practices, Workshop, and Rubric Analysis Sessions