This came to my email inbox yesterday (my responses are in italics and in green, in case anyone in the CUNY administration is listening). I wish that the CUNY administration really would open itself up to dialogue instead of providing questions of its own devising and providing answers crafted to its own questions. I would … Continue reading Dialoguing CUNY Pathways… Or, at Least, Trying
Yesterday, a slick 8-1/2x11 brochure arrived, Pathways Ahead: Reform & Rigor. With lots of pictures, testimonials, and white space, it devotes little room to the details of its putative content--but it is worth responding to here, given the continuing controversy over the new CUNY Pathways initiative.The brochure was accompanied by a letter from Alexandra Logue, … Continue reading CUNY Pathways: "Reform & Rigor"?
There is a great deal of controversy within the City University of New York over its "Pathways" initiative, an attempt to establish a system-wide flexible core of courses for students during their first two undergraduate years. Most of the controversy has to do with process--with how Pathways was conceived, structured, and introduced. Faculty see it … Continue reading Pathways to a Common Core