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General Education Program
Starkweather Hall, 1st Floor
734.487.0439
generaleducation@emich.edu


WINTER 2015 HOURS

  • Mon:  10 - 2pm
  • Tues:  10 - 2pm
  • Wed:   By appointment
  • Thurs: 10 - 2pm


Dr. Chris Foreman
Director
chris.foreman@emich.edu

 

Tracey Sonntag
Graduate Assistant
tsonntag@emich.edu

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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