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Sophomore Becca Jones studies using her laptop.

Join the online bandwagon

Taylor would benefit from more online gen-edsBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Every semester, many students struggle to fit the classes they need into their schedule. Whether two mandatory classes are offered at the same time or a class fills too quickly for a student to get in, registration can be […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Professors struggle for enthusiasm when faced with disengaged students.

Generally unengaged

Students’ lack of interest affects the quality of gen edsBy Michael Harbin | Faculty Contributor As a Foundational Core Curriculum (FCC) professor, I read with interest “General un-education” in last week’s newspaper. In many respects I agree with the author, Bekah Swank. However, having taught FCC courses for more than […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
General un-education

General un-education

Gen eds can be more discouraging than enlighteningBy Rebekah Swank | Contributor Taylor’s statement of purpose begins with “Whole Person Focused.” We attend a liberal arts school, where students have the responsibility to take a range of courses unrelated to their majors. I have enjoyed many of the classes on […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials