Sunday, September 20, 2009

The Survey Course

One of my biggest frustrations in higher education is that freshmen often need the most help to get started with college ways of thinking and working, and yet we pack them into the biggest courses where it's difficult, if not impossible, to provide the type of individual attention that would really do them good.

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Blogger Jonathan Dresner said...

Some schools mitigate this with small-group seminars and "First Year Experience" courses which explicitly address college expectations and skills.

Not enough, especially in the biggest schools...

4:13 PM  

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