STRATEGIC PLAN 2008-2012: Aim High and Make Excellence Inclusive


Start: 2008-01-01, End: 2012-12-31, Publication: 2012-04-21


The Essential Learning Outcomes -- Beginning in school, and continuing at successively higher levels across their college studies, all students should prepare for twenty-first-century challenges by gaining: * Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World - Through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages, and the arts * Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring * Intellectual and Practical Skills, including - Inquiry and analysis - Critical and creative thinking - Written and oral communication - Quantitative literacy - Information literacy - Teamwork and problem solving * Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance * Personal and Social Responsibility, including - Civic knowledge and engagement—local and global - Intercultural knowledge and competence - Ethical reasoning and action - Foundations and skills for lifelong learning * Anchored through active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges * Integrative and Applied Learning, including - Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies * Demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems


Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Association of American Colleges and Universities