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General Education Program
344 McKenny Hall
734.487.0439

All General Inquires:
generaleducation@emich.edu 

 

FACULTY & STAFF

Interim Director

Dr. W. John Koolage

Graduate Assistants

Rachel Dick
Danielle Clevenger
 
Faculty Fellows (Fall 2017)

Assessment Fellows
Dr. Doug Baker
Dr. Maria Milletti
Dr. Stephanie Casey
Dr. Ann Blakeslee
 
LEAP Fellows
Dr. Darlene Leifson
Dr. Brenden Fay
 
Review Fellows
Dr. Jenny Kindred
Dr. John Palladino

 

Learning Beyond the Classroom Outcomes

Learning outcomes for LBC experiences/courses defined for each LBC group.

Group 1 - Self and Well-Being

Students who complete experiences in the Self and Well-Being area will…

  • Learn to achieve a balance between education, work, and leisure
  • Choose behaviors and environments that promote health and reduce risk
  • Develop skills and habits that aid in future life and career pursuits

Group 2 - Community Service, Citizenship, and Leadership

Students who complete experiences in the Community Service, Citizenship, and Leadership area will…

  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and/or change of community standards and norms
  • Participate in service/volunteer activities
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Develop skills and habits that aid in future life and career pursuits
  • Develop and practice empathy for others
  • Acquire skills for working cooperatively with others

Group 3 - Cultural and Academic Activities and Events

Students who complete experiences in the Cultural and Academic Activities and Events area will…

  • Understand and appreciate the relationship between curricular and co-curricular activities
  • Experience and feel part of the campus community
  • Appreciate campus activities and events that broaden their academic experiences

Group 4 - Career and Professional Development

Students who complete experiences in the Career and Professional Development area will…

  • Consider their careers and futures as professionals in reference to what they have achieved already, what they are doing currently, and what their interests and goals are
  • Explore various career and professional opportunities through structured channels

Group 5 - International and Multicultural Experience

Students who have international experiences in the International and Multicultural Experience area will…

  • Appreciate cultures outside of the U.S.
  • Understand how different cultures approach social problems
  • Acquire the perspective of a cultural minority
  • Acquire the skills necessary to function in another culture

Students who have multicultural experiences in the International and Multicultural Experience area will…

  • Understand and appreciate cultures within the U.S.
  • Appreciate various forms of cultural expression
  • Communicate effectively across cultures within the U.S.

Group 6 - Undergraduate Research

Students who have experiences in the Undergraduate Research area will…

  • Learn to carry out self-directed or independent learning projects
  • Collaborate with or be mentored by a faculty member
  • Appreciate the value of learning for self-understanding and actualization
  • Appreciate the value of intellectual and critical engagement with local and global issues
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