General Education Conference Kicks Off in New Orleans

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    Looking forward to a great meeting in New Orleans this week. Conference hashtag: #gened12 -join or follow the conversation!
    Wed, Feb 22 2012 13:49:45
  2. AAC&U hosts conferences about the issues and challenges facing them in today’s society. This week’s conference is on renewal of general education programs.
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    With this being the largest AAC&U network renewal conference ever (850) I am hoping there are some tweeters out there. #gened12
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 20:16:15
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    I’ll be there! Hope folks won’t mind my livetweeting. MT @aacu: Looking fwd to a great meeting in NOLA this week. #gened12 #highered
    Wed, Feb 22 2012 20:23:53
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    RT @JAMcArthur: Headed to #NOLA for #gened12 with four colleagues from @QueensUniv. Watch for my tweets and recaps starting tonight.
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 15:17:10
  6. The opening keynote presentation created a conversation about the need for renewal.
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    Gist of the presentation – complex problems need collaborators to define them and solve them. #gened12
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 20:39:36
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    A slide we all wanted to capture! James Collins at #GenEd12 http://lockerz.com/s/186580678
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 21:17:04
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    Earlier: To build consensus on Gen Ed changes, it helps to “think comprehensively but act incrementally” – Joe Favazza, Stonehill #GenEd12
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 20:47:59
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    RT @scastriotta: When working to solve the problem identify liaisons in the community; plan outreach early; clarify goals and outcomes. #gened12
    Fri, Feb 24 2012 07:06:16
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    “Scholarship unlimited by borders” sounds beautiful. #GenEd12 http://lockerz.com/s/186581932
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 21:22:12
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    RT @scastriotta: Changes in forms of discovery by today’s students may clash with the way scholarship has been done traditionally #gened12
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 23:38:41
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    The process of discovery is a process that links a few to many individuals. How can we bring this to our community of students? #gened12
    Thu, Feb 23 2012 21:22:27

The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) annual conference on General Education and Assessment was held at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 23-25, 2012. I attended on behalf of Queens University of Charlotte with four faculty colleagues. Read all the articles on this conference here.

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