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Common Core Staff Seminar: Reimagining the General Education Core


Speaker: Dr Gary Scudder, Professor of History, Champlain College, Vermont
Date: July 5, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 2 pm – 3:15 pm
Venue: Room 321, Run Run Shaw Building, HKU


Dr Gary Scudder will discuss opportunities and challenges in implementing a General Education curriculum, focusing on his role as Assistant Dean of Global Engagement in initiating the innovative Global Modules program at Champlain College and as Assistant Dean of Curriculum in heading up the transformation of the Global Appreciation sequence at Zayed University.

About the Speaker

Gary Scudder received his doctorate from the University of Cincinnati and wrote his dissertation on Tudor national security. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Vermont Professor of the Year and the Institute for International Education Community Award. Over the years he’s held several administrative posts, including Assistant Dean of Global Engagement at Champlain College, Assistant Dean of Curriculum at Zayed University, and Interdisciplinary Studies Coordinator at Georgia Perimeter College.


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