Core Curriculum Design in First Year GE Programme: US Study Tour Report

Core Curriculum Design in First Year GE Programme: US Study Tour Report

Date: 10 October 2007 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Miss Manda Wan (Office of University General Education

The Office of University General Education (OUGE) has been assigned to develop a six-unit year long compulsory course for all first year students starting from 2012 when the University moves to a four-year curriculum.  In view of this, OUGE has taken initiatives to research on the international practices and experience of similar foundation programme, with a particular focus on those of the US.  Hence, a delegation of OUGE colleagues visited in June 07 six famous universities to gather information on the goals, design and structure, implementation and assessment of Core Curriculum in GE Programme.

In this session, Miss Manda Wan of OUGE will report on findings of the study tour.  Teachers are welcome to share their experiences and concerns regarding core curriculum design of GE courses with us.

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