By Gelsey Plaza The General Education Steering Committee (GEST) is continuing the process for the transition to the new General Education (GE) requirements and its implementation. GEST is planning to submit the final course schedules by Oct. 2019, and then the newly revamped GE system will go into effect for students coming in Fall 2020.
By Caitlin Chappell The Liberal Arts education: a shining symbol of interdisciplinary learning and personal growth. That is how colleges like Lewis & Clark sell themselves. It is one of the main draws for many students like myself. We all know that part of the liberal arts education experience is having to take general education
By Ariel McGee Recent talk of updating the general education requirements at Lewis & Clark, has led to the formation of multiple models being proposed by faculty. These proposals would update the core class requirement and the distribution of classes that all undergraduate LC students are required to take. The General Education Super Team (GEST),
The Subcommittee of General Education shares its initiative for general education reform Earlier this month we learned that the start of spring would be delayed another six weeks because a certain creature saw its shadow on Gobbler’s Knob on Feb. 2. Groundhog Day also marked an anniversary of sorts for Lewis & Clark, for
THE LEWIS & CLARK Curriculum Committee is proactively working on reforming the General Education (GenEd) curriculum. The GenEd committee, a smaller subcommittee discussing these issues (SoGE), is stepping outside the box and contemplating what they want LC students to experience and learn during their time at LC. The GenEd classes at LC are the courses that
By Brad Davis During a recent weekend lecture, I recall a discussion of creating an education system more accessible for marginalized students. One participant asked, “You do know what our modern education system was founded upon?” Not sensing the question’s rhetorical tone, I offered up Plato’s Republic. Nonetheless, this proved to be the correct answer:
By Gelsey Plaza /// Staff Writer For the past several years, the Lewis & Clark Curriculum Committee has been working on several plans to try to implement changes to the general education (GenEd) requirements. However, the changes were never carried out. At LC, GenEd currently includes Exploration and Discovery (E&D) and the distribution requirements, which