Tag: Baccalaureate Student Learning Outcomes
The PLUS Task Force is pleased to present a draft report of Progressing Learning in Undergraduate Studies for public comment.
President Douglas Baker has been stalwart in his singular message that it is NIU’s goal to educate and prepare students for career success.
The NIU PLUS Task Force has released a set of potential curricular reforms in response to the declining enrollment and student disinterest of our existing general education program.
Three potential general education models have been offered by the PLUS Task Force to better integrate the curriculum: a clusters model, a core model and a pathways model.
The entire NIU community needs to support changes to our General Education curriculum.
In the 21st century, it is critical for NIU’s graduates to be prepared to work in a dynamic, global environment. Both students and parents want a college education to lead to meaningful jobs.
In the final installment in our discussion of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), we address the skills necessary to problem solve and innovate.
Clear and effective communication, and an ability to work collaboratively in teams are essential to being successful in the work place, and in life. In a continued discussion on Student Learning Outcomes, or SLOs, we will discuss how NIU students are learning these skills.
Critical to the success of NIU’s students is a well-rounded education. This means a robust general education experience.
In the modern world, it becomes more critical for NIU’s graduates to be prepared to work in a dynamic, global environment.
An open symposium is planned for noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, to roll out ideas for general education and baccalaureate curricular reform essential for improving educational quality and enhancing NIU’s mission of student success. Hosted by the General Education Visioning Task Force and the Office of the Provost, the NIU General Education and Integrative Learning Symposium...