Presentation Theme

Issues and Trends in Higher Education

Presentation Type

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion (Facilitated during Thursday or Friday lunch and is centered on one key topic)

Abstract

This interactive session explores ways in which an associate degree liberal arts and sciences department eliminated developmental coursework through the integration of critical skills (reading, reasoning, thinking and math) into the core curriculum. We will discuss the importance of honoring disciplinary perspectives while also considering how best to deliver a core for associate degree adult learners.

Keywords

Critical Skill Integration, Core Curriculum, Developmental Education

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An Alternative to Developmental Coursework: Critical Skill Integration

This interactive session explores ways in which an associate degree liberal arts and sciences department eliminated developmental coursework through the integration of critical skills (reading, reasoning, thinking and math) into the core curriculum. We will discuss the importance of honoring disciplinary perspectives while also considering how best to deliver a core for associate degree adult learners.