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Ehrmann, Stephen C.; Bishop, M. J. – Liberal Education, 2016
At the University System of Maryland (USM), researchers have taken a close look at a recent series of initiatives piloting course redesign (2006-2014). The courses targeted were multi-section developmental and gateway courses with a history of high DFW rates (i.e., a high rate of students receiving a D, fail, or withdraw). The strategy was to…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Curriculum Design, Qualitative Research, Educational Change
Whitehead, Dawn Michele – Liberal Education, 2015
Today's college students must become adept both at interacting, cooperating, and engaging with individuals from diverse backgrounds and at grappling successfully with the kinds of unscripted problems and challenges that characterize life and work in the complex world they will enter upon graduation. Accordingly, global learning is widely…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Global Approach, Liberal Arts
Holyer, Robert – Liberal Education, 2014
Each summer, faculty and academic deans from institutions across the country make their way to the Wye River campus of the Aspen Institute on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for a weeklong seminar. Described as professional development, it often turns out to be much more. The Wye Seminars have at their core a collection of classic texts--from Plato…
Descriptors: Seminars, Faculty Development, Educational History, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Oliver, Katharine M. – Liberal Education, 2003
Describes specific K-12 policy initiatives of the State Board of Education, fiscal support from the government, and partnerships with the business community and higher education that are aligning and improving student learning outcomes in Maryland at all levels of education. (EV)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education