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LEAP—Liberal Education and America’s Promise—is an initiative and a philosophy of higher education of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Launched in 2005, the initiative came about as a result of nationwide consultations and input-gathering from higher education stakeholders. GSW is a member institution of AAC&U, so all GSW employees can access AAC&U’s website as members. Please create your account on AAC&U’s website at https://www.aacu.org/ (look for “Manage Account” link on the bottom left, under “About”).  The following are the main ideas associated with LEAP:

Essential Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world
  • Intellectual and practical skills (inquiry and analysis, critical and creative thinking, information literacy, among others)
  • Personal and social responsibility (civic engagement, ethical reasoning, intercultural knowledge, and so on)
  • Integrative and applied learning

High Impact Practices

  • First-Year Seminars and Experiences 
  • Common Intellectual Experiences
  • Learning Communities
  • Writing-Intensive Courses
  • Collaborative Assignments and Projects
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Diversity/Global Learning
  • ePortfolios
  • Service Learning, Community-Based Learning
  • Internships
  • Capstone Courses and Projects

Read these LEAP Reports for more specific information:

High Impact Practices

College Learning for the New Global Century

For more information about LEAP, visit https://www.aacu.org/leap.

Liberal Education News Watch (a collection of articles related to liberal education posted by AAC&U): https://www.aacu.org/liberal-education-news-watch

Contact:

GSW LEAP Office: 109 English building

LEAP Coordinator: Dr. Anish Dave

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