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“Why do I need to take this class?” Courses outside their major change what students know, do, and become. Join your colleagues from across Boise State to talk about how we can better transmit the personal, professional, and social power of general education and the University’s shared learning goals to students. Then join a breakout workshop to more deeply consider your own course and disciplinary category.

The Summit will conclude with Boise State’s first annual University Foundations Teaching Awards celebrating exemplary teaching for non-majors. Several winning instructors will become Boise State’s nominees to Idaho’s new statewide awards.


Friday, March 29

General Session: 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Micron Business & Economic Building, Skagg’s Hall, Room 1301

Chosen Breakout Session: 1:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Micron Business & Education Building, Various Classrooms

Foundations of Intellectual Life (UF 100)
Foundations of Ethics & Diversity (UF 200)
Foundations of Writing
Foundations of Mathematics
Foundations of Arts
Foundations of Humanities
Foundations of Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences
Foundations of Social Sciences
Foundations of Oral Communication Subcommittee*
Finishing Foundations Subcommittee*

Teaching Awards Reception: 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Stueckle Sky Center, Skyline Room

Adjunct faculty who attend will receive a $100 stipend.

Questions? Contact University Foundations.
(208) 426-4057

*This year’s Oral Communication and Finishing Foundations breakout sessions are for GEC subcommittee members. Next year’s sessions will be aimed more broadly toward all faculty teaching within the categories.