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Liberal Education to Develop Students’ Character

  1. 1. Liberal Education to Develop Graduates’ Character Riza Atiq Rahmat
  2. 2. What is Liberal Education LE in the 20th century LE in 21st Century What • Intellectual and personal • Intellectual and personal LE in the 20th century development LE in 21st Century development •• An optionstudies in Through for the •• A necessity for allthat Through studies fortunatesciences arts and students the emphasize • Viewed as non- disciplines (The • Essential for success essential learning How vocational / or major) and through general in a global economy outcomes across the and for educational entire informed LE in the 20th in the education century LEcitizenship at continuum in 21st Century initial years of progressively higher • Liberal arts collages • All schools, universities levels of or collages of arts community collages, achievement and science in larger collages and Where higher institutions universities, as well as across all fields of studyAssociation of American Collages and Universities:
  3. 3. Liberal Education Outcomes Knowledge of human culture and the natural world Intellectual Individual and and Practical Social skills Responsibility AACU, 2005
  4. 4. Liberal Education Outcomes •Science Knowledge of •Social Science human culture and the natural •Mathematic oral  Written & world  communication •Humanities Civic Responsibility and •ArtInquiry, critical & creative  engagement  thinking,reasoningproblem Ethical complex Individual and  solver Intercultural knowledge Social Responsibility and actions  Quantitative literacy   Information literacy Propensity for lifelong learning  Teamwork, leadership, lev Intellectual erage collaboration and Practical  Entrepreneurship and skills management  Integration of Learning
  5. 5. Delivery• 1st experiences: Cornerstone project, entrepreneurship, seminar, ect• Research and problem based learning , independent or with lecturer• Individual, collaborative project and authentic task• Learning Communities• Service learning• Industrial training• Interdisciplinary study• Significant writing and speaking opportunities• Milestone and capstone project
  6. 6. Cornerstone Project Learning Outcomes Integrating Knowledge: Basic sciences, mathematics, geography and real problems Oral, writing and drawings skills Teamwork Leadership
  7. 7. Entrepreneurship Cornerstone Course Simulation and competition based learning Learning Outcomes Entrepreneurship
  8. 8. Milestone Project Learning Outcomes Oral Communication Graphic communication Information literacy Apps development
  9. 9. Milestone Project Learning Outcomes Environmental protection Zero waste Oral communication Teamwork
  10. 10. Milestone Project Learning Outcomes All aspects of sustainable development Reducing own eco-footprint
  11. 11. Capstone Project Learning Outcomes All program learning outcomes
  12. 12. Strengthening UKM L.E University Faculty Department(PPU + Cesmed) 8 credit 18 credit 12 credits LE > 45 credit Special training and incentive
  13. 13. Conclusion Concentration (Core courses) L.EStrengthen and add more L.E
  14. 14. Conclusion • More PBLs • More authentic tasks • More presentations Concentration • More collaborative projects (Core courses) • More joint projects with foreign universities L.EStrengthen and embed L.E in concentration courses