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Kinzie, Jillian; Matross Helms, Robin; Cole, James – Liberal Education, 2017
Colleges and universities must ensure that graduates are equipped to succeed in the global workforce. What do we know about the extent to which institutions are designing international activities, providing students with direct experience of different cultures and courses on global topics, and ensuring that graduates acquire global learning…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Global Approach, Employment Qualifications, Career Readiness
Schneider, Carol Geary – Liberal Education, 2015
At the centennial annual meeting of the "Association of American Colleges & Universities" (AAC&U) in January 2015, there was an announcement to participants of the release of the "LEAP Challenge." The key concept at the center of the LEAP Challenge is that all college students need to prepare to contribute in a world…
Descriptors: General Education, Higher Education, College Students, Learner Engagement
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Huber, Mary Taylor; Hutchings, Pat; Gale, Richard; Miller, Ross; Breen, Molly – Liberal Education, 2007
Developing the ability to make, recognize, and evaluate connections among disparate concepts, fields, or contexts is what integrative learning is all about. Breadth and depth of learning remain hallmarks of a quality liberal education. Yet, today, there's a growing consensus that breadth and depth are not enough. Strengthening integrative learning…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Undergraduate Study, General Education, Integrated Activities
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Kuh, George D.; Gonyea, Robert M. – Liberal Education, 2006
One of the more intriguing trends at the turn of the twenty-first century is the ascendant influence of religion in various aspects of American life. The renewed interest in religion and spirituality is not just a function of aging baby boomers acknowledging their mortality. The University of Pennsylvania reported that 86 percent of those between…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Religion, Spiritual Development, Higher Education