Category Archives: Big Ideas

What are the big ideas core course instructors want students to consider as they move through the Core? This is the area to discuss the BIG QUESTIONS underlying the Core!

Big Ideas in the Core

Tweet What is the one thing I want my students to take from this class? Every semester, I try to remind myself of this question — that, if students take nothing from Individual & Society but one thing, what would … Continue reading

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The Journey to Knowledge

Divergent interpretations are a rich soil for conversations to grow. Continue reading

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LEAP Chat with Pete Killoran (1 of 2)

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Teaching in the Core: Embracing Volodya

Teaching in the core is like driving a bus. I am Volodya. My students line up at Hyer 322. They come to the door – my podium. There they show me their ticket – “the entrance ticket” to Global Perspectives Continue reading

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LEAPing off a Summit: Good Idea?

Tweet This past spring and over the summer I was fortunate to take part in LEAP Summit facilitated by Greg Cook, Liz Hachten and Ed Furlong. I and some 29 -nine other faculty, staff and students came together to ask … Continue reading

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