I’m sharing my latest favorite RSA Animate Lecture: “The Power of Outrospection.” It raises important questions for what we hope to accomplish in the Cornerstone and Keystone courses, and in fact, the larger project of the liberal arts. The question is for our educational programs here at North Park: “Are we cultivating empathy?” In the … More Liberal Arts: Introspection or Outrospection?
The first formal essay in the Cornerstone course is a summary essay. Below are a selection of our faculty’s paper prompts. Glean what you can; offer comments or questions on what you find. More examples will be added as faculty submit them. Melissa Pavlik’s Summary Essay Linda Craft Summary Essay Karl Soderstrom’s Summary Essay Nancy … More Sharing our Summary Essay Prompts
They get smaller every year. Codex Manesse (c. 1304) From Leipzig University Statute (1495 c.e.) “Statute Forbidding Any One to Annoy or Unduly Injure the Freshmen. Each and every one attached to this university is forbidden to offend with insult, torment, harass, drench with water or urine, throw on or defile with dust or any … More How to Treat the 1st Year Students