ERIC Number: ED319339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
The Center for Core Studies at Brooklyn College. Executive Summary.
Hoffacker, Bruce; Wolfe, Ethyle R.
In 1987, Brooklyn College (New York) implemented the Center for Core Studies as a one-year experiment. The Center included three programs: the Visitors Program, the Summer Associates Program, and the Associates-in-Residence Program. participants from 40 institutions to the campus for 2-day visits. The Summer Associates Program brought 12 alumni of the Visitors Program back to the campus to participate in the college's 3-day summer Faculty Development Seminar and in 2 additional days of workshops focusing on issues of concern to their institutions. The Associates-in-Residence Program brought five visitors for a residential seminar of full immersion in the core process and active participation in the weekly Provost's Seminar for the Renewal of Liberal Learning. Evaluation indicated that there is a pressing need for such a center, one that provides on-site participation including a graduated series of immersions and administrative support. Major attachments include: listings of Visitors Program participants and program agenda; the agenda of the Faculty Development Seminar; a record of the proceedings and decisions of the Core Faculty Development Seminar; report of a summer associates' (Manuel Schonhorn) on the Faculty Development Seminar; an outline of the Provost's Seminar; and a report on the Associates-in-Residence-Program and the Summer Associates Program. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn Coll.