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  1. Sacramento State University GE Recognition Day November 5, 2010 General EducationOur Students’ Best Job Security Ken O’Donnell CSU Office of the Chancellor

  2. Purposes of General Education

  3. Purposes of General Education • KNOW ABOUT human cultures and the natural world

  4. Purposes of General Education • KNOW ABOUT human cultures and the natural world • KNOW HOW to inquire, think, solve, communicate

  5. Purposes of General Education • KNOW ABOUT human cultures and the natural world • KNOW HOW to inquire, think, solve, communicate • ENGAGE in the broader world

  6. Purposes of General Education • KNOW ABOUT human cultures and the natural world • KNOW HOW to inquire, think, solve, communicate • ENGAGE in the broader world • INTEGRATE learning to adapt to new ideas adapted from the Association of American Colleges & Universities

  7. our students need general education:

  8. our students need general education: * to enjoy a full life

  9. our students need general education: less likely to smoke * to enjoy a full life

  10. our students need general education: less likely to smoke likelier to stay married * to enjoy a full life

  11. our students need general education: less likely to smoke likelier to stay married likelier to attend museums, festivals, live performances * to enjoy a full life

  12. our students need general education: healthier less likely to smoke likelier to stay married likelier to attend museums, festivals, live performances * to enjoy a full life

  13. our students need general education: healthier less likely to smoke likelier to stay married likelier to start a business likelier to attend museums, festivals, live performances * to enjoy a full life

  14. healthier less likely to smoke likelier to stay married likelier to start a business likelier to attend museums, festivals, live performances

  15. agency healthier less likely to smoke likelier to stay married likelier to start a business likelier to attend museums, festivals, live performances

  16. agency

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  18. our students need general education: * to enjoy a full life

  19. Haiti, January 2010

  20. Haiti, January 2010 $40 million raised in text messages by the following April source: bnet.com

  21. our students need general education: * to enjoy a full life

  22. our students need general education: * to enjoy a full life * to participate fully in the world

  23. our students need general education: * to enjoy a full life * to participate fully in the world * to get a good job

  24. Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008

  25. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008

  26. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008

  27. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates." "I kept hearing the same thing over and over again and that surprised me at first. What they wanted were employees who could: Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008

  28. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates." "I kept hearing the same thing over and over again and that surprised me at first. What they wanted were employees who could: Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008 * Come ready to work the first day on time

  29. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates." "I kept hearing the same thing over and over again and that surprised me at first. What they wanted were employees who could: Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008 * Come ready to work the first day on time * Communicate and think critically * Work in teams

  30. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates." "I kept hearing the same thing over and over again and that surprised me at first. What they wanted were employees who could: Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008 * Come ready to work the first day on time * Communicate and think critically * Work in teams * Use technology * Speak multiple languages and

  31. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates." "I kept hearing the same thing over and over again and that surprised me at first. What they wanted were employees who could: Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008 * Come ready to work the first day on time * Communicate and think critically * Work in teams * Use technology * Speak multiple languages and * Think and communicate globally

  32. "We held a series of meetings with agriculture, engineering, entertainment, biotech, teacher education, criminal justice, and tourism and hospitality." "No matter the industry, we found similarities in the skills they wanted from our graduates." "I kept hearing the same thing over and over again and that surprised me at first. What they wanted were employees who could: Chancellor Charles B. Reed February 25, 2008 * Come ready to work the first day on time * Communicate and think critically * Work in teams * Use technology * Speak multiple languages and * Think and communicate globally "In other words, they want employees with the kind of experience and opportunities that come from a CSU college education."

  33. Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University

  34. Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005)

  35. Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  36. “Liberal Arts: The Economy Requires Them” October 1, 2010 Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  37. Firms at the time developed career ladders, and successful junior executives who honed their skills and got along advanced up the food chain. “Liberal Arts: The Economy Requires Them” October 1, 2010 Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  38. Firms at the time developed career ladders, and successful junior executives who honed their skills and got along advanced up the food chain. Today, no such career ladder exists. And narrow sets of skills may not be the ticket they once were. We are witnessing a new way of working developing before our eyes. “Liberal Arts: The Economy Requires Them” October 1, 2010 Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  39. Firms at the time developed career ladders, and successful junior executives who honed their skills and got along advanced up the food chain. Today, no such career ladder exists. And narrow sets of skills may not be the ticket they once were. We are witnessing a new way of working developing before our eyes. Today, breadth, cultural knowledge and sensitivity, flexibility, the ability to continually learn, grow and reinvent, technical skills, as well as drive and passion, define the road to success. “Liberal Arts: The Economy Requires Them” October 1, 2010 Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  40. Firms at the time developed career ladders, and successful junior executives who honed their skills and got along advanced up the food chain. Today, no such career ladder exists. And narrow sets of skills may not be the ticket they once were. We are witnessing a new way of working developing before our eyes. Today, breadth, cultural knowledge and sensitivity, flexibility, the ability to continually learn, grow and reinvent, technical skills, as well as drive and passion, define the road to success. “Liberal Arts: The Economy Requires Them” October 1, 2010 Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  41. Firms at the time developed career ladders, and successful junior executives who honed their skills and got along advanced up the food chain. Today, no such career ladder exists. And narrow sets of skills may not be the ticket they once were. We are witnessing a new way of working developing before our eyes. Today, breadth, cultural knowledge and sensitivity, flexibility, the ability to continually learn, grow and reinvent, technical skills, as well as drive and passion, define the road to success. And liberal arts institutions should take note, because this is exactly what we do best. “Liberal Arts: The Economy Requires Them” October 1, 2010 Richard A. Greenwald Professor of History Drew University The Triangle Fire (2005) The World in a Box: Containerization (2011)

  42. January 4, 2010