Senior capstones and other culminating experiences require students nearing the end of their college years to create a project of some sort that integrates and applies what they’ve learned. This issue of the AAC&U’s journal Peer Review shows examples of learning outcomes and best practices for capstone courses and programs.
A video of the full panel discussion from December 6, Emory Engaged: Ongoing Initiatives in Liberal Education, is now available. The Commission on the Liberal Arts is partnered with the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence to present this panel on several current initiatives within Emory College of Arts and Sciences and the Laney Graduate School that focus on innovative liberal arts scholarship and teaching.
Emory professor and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey recently presented a segment on PBS NewsHour about Harvard medical professor and acclaimed poet Rafael Campo’s work to show his students how poetry can benefit every doctor’s education and work.