Tweet Now is the time of year when we are actively gearing up for Fall 2013 courses. The journey is a long one for the courses proposed, and right now we are at the point where we will be interviewing candidates for the 22 positions open in the fall. Check out this infographic to see [...]
Tweet Would you like to teach about television? online media? computer-based gaming? digital photography? or the interconnections among them? Now you can! For twenty years, Perspectives — one of two ExCollege peer-taught seminar programs for entering students — has focused on the movies. It’s time for a change. Starting this fall (2013), Perspectives will expand [...]
Tweet Are you a Tufts senior looking for a job for next year? Consider being the next Program Assistant for the ExCollege. The Program Assistant position is a full-time, academic-term, paid position with benefits. The Program Assistant is involved in all aspects of the ExCollege operations, from course selection to filmmaking equipment management and much [...]
Tweet Interested in MOOCs (massive open online courses) and how they will impact higher education? Consider taking a Quidnunc (a group independent study) through the ExCollege next fall. You’ll have a chance to take a MOOC of your choosing while studying MOOCs with other students and faculty. In the end, you’ll put together a presentation [...]
Tweet Were you thinking about being an Explorations or Perspectives Leader, but didn’t get your application in before break? Here’s your chance! We’ve extended the deadline, so get in touch with us ASAP. Call 617-627-3384 or email email@example.com to discuss the timeline. DO IT NOW!
Tweet Written by Marcy Regalado, A’15. The Experimental College: an idea that bubbled into my mind when attempting to figure out what exactly this could mean to a small freshman looking for an ordinary student job on campus, though this was no ordinary department executing ordinary tasks. No, the Experimental College reconfigures the rigid frame [...]
Tweet As I write this, my computer screen displays this word document as well as one ginormous spreadsheet. This spreadsheet is not just any ordinary numbers-y (clearly I have been thoroughly trained in the secret arts of Excel) spreadsheet. This spreadsheet spans columns and columns and exists for one reason: to coordinate interviews for over [...]
Tweet Written by Madeline Hall (A13), who co-taught the fall 2012 Explorations seminar “Steinbeck’s Humanity.” Teaching my Explorations seminar was perhaps the single most beneficial academic choice I made at Tufts; the curiosity and depth of the student’s inquiries shed greater light on the worth of John Steinbeck’s East of Eden than I could have [...]