Creating "Contact Zones" for General Studies' Learning Communities (NEMLA 2013)

While General Studies Programs--as Eric Platt's New York Times article "General Studies Moves to the Mainstream" attests--have begun to transcend their initial status as obscure, niche programs, anecdotal evidence suggests that General Studies' students and faculty still struggle with an institutional prejudice that consigns these programs as a dumping ground for "high school graduates [whose]academic success [has] fallen short of their peers" (Platt). Additionally, the very support ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
NEMLA
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Interdisciplinary
Pedagogy
Popular Culture
Rhetoric & Composition
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Classical Studies
Cultural Studies
Environmental Studies
Film
Back to Top