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Picture Perfect: Demonstrating the Value of a Liberal Arts Education

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Presentation made at the NACADA Region 8 conference in Seattle, WA (January 25-27, 2010) by Katie Schumm and Jennifer Joslin.

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Picture Perfect: Demonstrating the Value of a Liberal Arts Education

  1. 1. Picture Perfect: Demonstrating the Value of a Liberal Arts Education Katie McFaddin - Brandeis University Jennifer Joslin - University of Oregon NACADA 2010 Orlando
  2. 2. Undergraduates: 18,514 75+ majors 63% of students are Oregon residents 31% are out-of-state 6% are international students *data courtesy of UO Admissions, Fall 2009
  3. 3. Liberal Education for the 21st Century: Essential Outcomes Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World Intellectual and Practical Skills Personal and Social Responsibility Integrative Learning
  4. 4. Major General Education Electives UO Bachelor’s Degree
  5. 5. Distribution Arts & Letters General Social Science Major Education Science Writing Multicultural Math Electives Language UO General Education
  6. 6. Writing WR 121 & 122 or 123 Previous credit (AP) Fall A-G Priority registration Winter H-O SpringP-Z
  7. 7. How can we better connect the concepts with the coursework? ?
  8. 8. Is this image “real”?
  9. 9. Is this image “real”? ARH 206: History of Western Art III Arts & Letters (top) Gustav Courbet - Stone Breakers, 1849 (bottom) Jean-Francois Millet - The Gleaners, 1857.
  10. 10. Can a farm be economically viable and environmentally sustainable?
  11. 11. Can a farm be economically viable and environmentally sustainable? EC 333: Resource & Environmental Economic Issues Social Science
  12. 12. How do nutrients flow between the various components of this ecosystem?
  13. 13. How do nutrients flow between the various components of this ecosystem? BI 130 – Intro to Ecology Science
  14. 14. How does our built environment reinforce assumptions about culture & lifestyle?
  15. 15. How does our built environment reinforce assumptions about culture & lifestyle? INTL 250: Value Systems in Cross-Cultural Perspective Multicultural
  16. 16. 4 photo-finding filter questions Does the photo inspire questions, or answer them? The image should suggest a contradiction or dramatic tension.
  17. 17. 4 photo-finding filter questions Does the photo inspire questions, or answer them? The image should suggest a contradiction or dramatic tension. Does the photo have spatial depth? There should be something happening in the foreground, middle ground, and background.
  18. 18. 4 photo-finding filter questions Does the photo inspire questions, or answer them? The image should suggest a contradiction or dramatic tension. Does the photo have spatial depth? There should be something happening in the foreground, middle ground, and background. Does the photo contain themes that relate to general education courses offered at your institution?
  19. 19. 4 photo-finding filter questions Does the photo inspire questions, or answer them? The image should suggest a contradiction or dramatic tension. Does the photo have spatial depth? There should be something happening in the foreground, middle ground, and background. Does the photo contain themes that relate to general education courses offered at your institution? Do you have the rights to use this photo?
  20. 20. Microsoft Office Online Clip Art 2009
  21. 21. Eli Reed 2005 ARTstor www.magnumphotos.com
  22. 22. Peter Geller 2008 National Geographic http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/rialto-bridge-venice/
  23. 23. Catullo Roberto 2008 Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Acqua_alta_Venezia.JPG
  24. 24. Image Source #1: Google images
  25. 25. Image Source #1: Google images
  26. 26. Image Source #1: Google images
  27. 27. Image Source #2: ARTstor
  28. 28. Image Source #2: ARTstor
  29. 29. Image Source #2: ARTstor
  30. 30. Image Source #3: Flickr Creative Commons
  31. 31. Image Source #4: Library of Congress
  32. 32. Image Source #5: Campus Library If your campus library uses the Library of Congress call number system (not Dewey Decimal), then search the keywords “pictorial works.” “pictorial works” = books that are >50% images
  33. 33. Other suggestions?
  34. 34. Do you have the rights to use this photo?
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