Quest I and First-Year Experience
"A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching." - A. Bartlett Giamatti
- Create a new way of teaching first-year students
- Introduce the general idea of a Liberal Education and specifically of a UW Oshkosh liberal education
- Support the academic transition from high school to college
- Foster a sense of community (for them and for us); it’s about relationships
- Assess our students and our program to help develop both
Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to describe the value of a Liberal Education.
- Students will become familiar with the expectations of a college-level education, the UW Oshkosh Essential Learning Outcomes, and the University Studies Program.
- Students will begin their acculturation to life at this university, developing familiarity with the academic resources and community engagement opportunities at UW Oshkosh.
- Students will engage in learning communities to enhance their connections to the class, the university, and one another.
- Students will participate in campus and community life through co-curricular activities.
- Students will begin to take personal responsibility for their intellectual development by archiving learning artifacts in the ePortfolio.
Quest I Co-Curricular Activity Suggestions
Are you looking for co-curricular activities to put on your syllabus or suggest to your Peer Mentor? We're compiling (and continually updating) a Google Calendar list with these events as we receive them. To find that calendar, search for "Quest I Activities" in Google Calendar, and your personal calendar will populate with events from Reeve, Theatre, etc. A link to the fall 2013 events list in PDF format is provided below, along with a link to the UW Oshkosh Athletic Events calendar.
Quest I Co-Curricular Activities - Google calendar
Quest I Co-Curricular Activities - PDF List
Athletic Events - Near bottom of the page, click on "Athletic Calendar"
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