Jackson Square in New Orleans

November 2012

New Faces, New Expectations
A National Symposium
November 16–17, 2012

Dillard University and Xavier University of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana

Symposium Overview

Spring 2013 Journal

In this issue:


A Personal Perspective on Meeting the Needs of New Student Populations
Appreciating (Textual) Diversity: Learning Communities and Nontraditional and Disadvantaged Students
Composition and the Adult Learner: Heroic Journeys and Big Ideas as Paths to Engagement
Corridor to Charlotte: JCSU as the Cultural Bridge to Domestic and International Awareness
Different Views of the World: What Do Students Choose to Study When Given the Opportunity?
Educating the ‘New Normal’ in American Higher Education: A Three-Pronged Approach
Engaging Adult Learners: Interdisciplinary, Intergenerational Community Based Participatory Research
Engaging Minority High School Students with Disabilities in a College Inclusion Person-Centered Planning Initiative
Expanding Our Embrace: Enhancing Information Literacy and Composition Skills for Adult Learners — Case Study at the College of New Rochelle During Spring 2012
It Takes a Village: Using Collaboration to Enhance Interactive Learning and Improve the Employability of Liberal Arts Students
Money, Money, Money: The Socialization of Financial Literacy
Music as a Resource for the Adult Education Experience
The Liberal Arts as a Practical Education: Helping Students Make Connections Between Liberal Arts Majors and Future Employment
The Project Approach in Course Assignments as an Effective Method to Address the Unique Academic Qualities of 21st Century Adult Learners
The Times They Are a-Changin’: New Expectations in Undergraduate Pre-Medical Education and Medical School Admissions
To DVD or Not to DVD: Media and Learning in the College History Class
What’s Old Is New: Using Real-World Experiences to Engage and Meet the Expectations of 21st Century Students