Re-Thinking Foundations: From Start To Finish

Mary Stewart, Director of Foundations, Florida State University

During twenty-six years of Foundations teaching, Mary Stewart of Florida State University has heard many passionate presentations on first-year curriculum and pedagogy. It seems like an endless litany of possibilities and concerns—earnest and important, yet potentially overwhelming for the “emerging educators” who often begin their college teaching careers at the freshman level.

Perhaps simplicity, clarity, and a bit of humility are needed here. To that end, this presentation will focus on three simple questions. . . Download Mary's paper CAApaper07.doc (61.0K)