THE GEN ED CONNECTIONS PROGRAM

In most cases, the General Education Connections Program serves students who started taking classes at the University of Arizona in Spring 2022 or after. For the Tiers Program, which serves students who started taking classes before Spring 2022, click here.

 

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The New Curriculum

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LEARN MORE

Answers to some of the most common questions about UArizona's General Education Connections Program.

 

Who?

Learn more about the people who will be taking, teaching, and supporting courses offered in the General Education Connections Program.

What to Expect

UArizona's General Education Connections Program is designed so you can explore your interests, understand others’ perspectives, and make connections between your courses to achieve your academic and career goals.

 

Implementation

Learn more about the phased rollout of the Connections Program, including the soft launch and timelines.

Why Change?

General Education has not been substantially revisited at UArizona since 1998. Learn more about why we're making changes to General Education.

UPCOMING Opportunities for Instructors

 

Active Learning Online with Interactive Videos

This one-week mini course takes a scenario-based approach to exploring the production and applications of interactive videos in stimulating deeper thinking, assessing student learning, sharing feedback. Participants will explore making interactive videos utilizing various UA-supported technologies, share their work with peers for review and feedback, and reflect on the usage of interactive videos in their own courses. The course runs from March 21 through 25.

Inclusive Stem Teaching Project

Registration is *now open* for this spring’s Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a six-week NSF-funded course and local learning community network of over 2,000 faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and staff around the nation dedicated to learning how to make our classrooms more inclusive spaces for all. The asynchronous course runs from March 23 to May 4.

 

CE + EL Initiative

Community engagement through experiential learning creates a space where campus and community can learn and grow together, by making mutual investment and reaping the mutual benefit.

Community Engaged Learning Toolkits

The report, resources, examples, and case studies provided are intended to capture a local understanding of the courses, programs, and opportunities that involve undergraduate students in community engaged projects which serve community needs and enhance their learning.