Readings, Spring 2018

Pre-seminar activity

To kick off the semester, we will watch Ramsey Musallam’s TED Talk “3 Rules to Spark Learning” and share our comments on a discussion board found here: Make sure to be logged in to the OpenLab so you can post a comment.


February 2, 9:00am-12:00pm, N119, Gen Ed at City Tech and AAC&U’s HIEP                               

To introduce participants to the Living Lab General Education Seminar and explore how General Education Student Learning Outcomes and Kuh’s High Impact Educational Practices could be integrated into course segments and/or assignments. A focus will be on the General Education Learning Outcome of ethical reasoning. Participants will learn how to share their work and view work of others on L4.

Seminar Readings

City Tech General Education Committee (2012). General Education at New York City College of Technology. Retrieved from The New York City College of Technology Faculty Commons website:

Kuh, G. D., Schneider, C. G., & Association of American Colleges and Universities (2008). High-impact educational practices: What they are, who has access to them, and why they matter. Introduction, Part 1 and Part 2. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.  Available in the files section of OpenLab,

Sternberg, R. J. (2010). Teaching for ethical reasoning in liberal education. Association of Colleges and Universities, Liberal Education. Volume 96, Number 3.  Available at:

Ethical Reasoning Rubric:

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