"Are You Promising to Educate Students as Engaged Citizens? How Socrates, Gandhi, Rousseau, and Others Can Help!"

ACAD Session at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities
Thursday, January 23, 2014
4:15-5:15 PM
Washington, D.C.

RC Board members John Burney (Doane College) and Elizabeth Dunn (Indiana University South Bend) will lead the following session at the joint  annual meetings of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) and the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) in Washington, D.C.

Session Abstract:  How can higher education deliver on the promise to provide powerful learning environments that encourage development of academic skills, creativity, and civic engagement? Two experienced administrators will lead an interactive session on “Reacting to the Past,”role-playing classroom games with deep academic content. “Reacting” encourages critical thinking abilities and communication skills as well as improving empathy, confidence, and self-directed learning.

Presenters: Elizabeth E. Dunn, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University South Bend and John M. Burney, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Doan College

For further information please visit the AAC&U web site.

Jan. 23, 2014 - 4:15 PM