GENERAL EDUCATION

FOR FACULTY

Master Plan

The Nicholls General Education Master Plan for 2020-2025 describes the goals and outcomes of the program.

Assessment

General Education courses are assessed on a 3-year cycle using the core competencies rubrics.

Assessment Cycle Table

YEAR3 Year Assessment Cycle by CompetencyBy Primary Discipline
2021-22Crit. & Innov. Thinking and Ethical ReasoniingFine Arts, Natural Sci & Soci/Beahv Sci
2022-23CommunicationEnglish & Humanities
2023-24Quant. Reasoning and Info/Tech LitMath
2024-25Crit. & Innov. Thinking and Ethical ReasoningFine Arts, Natural Sci, & Soci/Behav Sci

 

Learning Objectives and Rubrics

Courses Listed by Competency 

Course Review

General Education courses are reviewed on a 5-year cycle. New courses may also be proposed using the Course Review Forms.

Syllabus Template

General Education courses should indicate which Core Competencies are covered in the course on the syllabus.

Syllabus Template

Contact

Bring your questions and suggestions to your Department Assessment Contact or General Education Committee Representative.

Assessment and GECo Contacts

Resources

Ideas and tips for teaching and assessing the Core Competencies.

Communication

Information & Technology Literacy

Critical & Innovative Thinking or Info & Tech Literacy

Contact Us

Program Coordinator
Heather Gamel
heather.gamel@nicholls.edu
985-448-4380

Assessment Coordinator
Michael Martin
michael.martin@nicholls.edu
985-493-2647