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 ...
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Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Abstract due date:
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Rhetoric & Composition