Active Learning: this semester we’ve talked about tools like Activity-based Classes, ePortfolios, Internships & Studying Abroad as great ways to create an active and engaged college experience that is relevant and useful for your career.
Bad data and presumptuous essay prompts conspire to make students write safe, conforming essays. A tiny step toward a more conforming life. What if the GPE exam were preceded by a creative brainstorming session? Would the essays be different?
When we ask students to write (the GPE / WPE or anything else) are we asking them to write what we want to read? Or are we truly inviting them to think new thoughts in their own time, for their generation, and in their century?
Wednesday was a bad day. A man who preached hate and division was elected president of the United States. But it was also a day that students raised their voices with a power you don’t often hear. Was it a good day?
A panel discussion on the future of the university turned into a sort of Donald Trump rally as students left behind by “academic globalization” protested The Hall of Science Building as if it were a Goldman Sachs bank bailout.
The 5 CSULB School of Art student art galleries represent a an extraordinary resource. The Galleries offer a unique opportunity for student artists to exhibit and also for students across the CSULB campus to experience 60 different shows and talk with 60 different artists all in a single semester!