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Developing Shared Vision: A Case Study Documenting a STEM General Education Change Process at a Small Liberal Arts School

A small undergraduate liberal arts college explored a model, grounded in the literature, to develop a shared vision for its science and math general education curriculum that focuses on scientific literacy skills. This process has allowed the authors to produce shared general education learning goals across eight science and math departments, conduct voluntary “best practices” workshops with a broad swath of faculty, and assess students’ science and math attitudes and scientific literacy. It has also fostered interdisciplinary grant-writing teams to solicit external funding.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2018Stock # jcst18_047_06_18Volume 047Issue 06

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