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The Spelman Journey. Liberal Education develops: Intellectual skills Critical thinking skills Verbal and written skills Quantitative skills An awareness of the human condition and of your talents for improving it. The Spelman Journey. Liberal education prepares you:

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The spelman journey

The SpelmanJourney

Liberal Education develops:

Intellectual skills

Critical thinking skills

Verbal and written skills

Quantitative skills

An awareness of the human condition and of your talents for improving it


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The SpelmanJourney

Liberal education prepares you:

to seek and connect knowledge.

to think and be intellectually flexible;

to understand the world locally and globally;

to be creative and innovative; and

to collaborate through teamwork.


The spelman mile

The SpelmanMILE

The Spelman MILE: My Integrated Learning Experience

FYE and SYE

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Scaffolded Core Requirements


Transforming the student and faculty experience the spelman mile my integrated learning experience

Transforming the Student and Faculty Experience: The Spelman MILE(My Integrated Learning Experience)

G

Global engagement

O

Opportunities for research and/or internships

Capstone

Experience

A

Alumnae connections

GRADUATION !

Majors & Minors

L

Leadership development

Interdisciplinary

Courses and Modules

Curriculum

S

Service learning

FTW Seminars

Core

SYE

Throughout the Four Years

Scaffolded

ADW

Six Routes to Excellence

FYE

1

2

3

4

J. BUTLER/C.HUDSON

05/28/10

5

6


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The SpelmanMILE

How do I take full advantage of my Spelman liberal education, the Spelman MILE? What overarching goal should I set?

Work to become a Free Thinking Woman!


The spelman free thinking woman

The Spelman Free Thinking Woman

1. The Free Thinking woman is not restricted by artificial and socially constructed boundaries and barriers that separate knowledge from experience.


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The Spelman Free Thinking Woman

2. A FTW looks for connections and the integration of, or the relationships between, knowledge and experience (what you are learning and what you are experiencing, what the world is like).


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The Spelman Free Thinking Woman

3. A FTW is intellectually curious and recognizes the freedom and empowerment that comes from engaging ideas from various perspectives.


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The Spelman Free Thinking Woman

4. The FTW enjoys the art of questioning and is not afraid of asking big questions.


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The SpelmanFTW

5. The FTW is not intimidated by what others consider to be “fact” and is willing to even question what is defined as fact.


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The SpelmanFTW

6. The Free Thinking Woman will step out of her comfort zones and “test the water”.


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The SpelmanFTW

7. The Free Thinking woman embraces and learns from different ways of seeing and knowing the world.


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The SpelmanFTW

8. The Free Thinking Woman feels comfortable with discomfort.


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The SpelmanMILE

When and Where I Enter: Becoming a Global Citizen means:

Recognizing that you are a member of a large, diverse social fabric that is local, national and global

Considering local and global social problems to be at least partly your own

Seeking the knowledge and experience to make informed judgments, engage difference, and seek the common good

Taking informed action when appropriate, for the common good


The spelman qep

The SpelmanQEP

QEP: SPELMAN GOING GLOBAL!

The Spelman College Quality Enhancement Plan, Spelman Going Global!, provides opportunities for students to connect directly all international travel experiences with their Spelman academic experience, the Spelman MILE, and provides a cohesive infrastructure for all international initiatives.


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The SpelmanQEP

SPELMAN GOING GLOBAL!

International travel experiences organized in ways to help you understand and act on:

How your international travel is part of your Spelman liberal education, the Spelman MILE

How your international travel helps you develop the qualities of the Spelman Free Thinking Woman

How your international travel experience leads you on the road to life-long awareness of and even participation in global experiences.


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The SpelmanMILE

Running the Spelman MILE, don’t be delayed by the golden apples on the ground!! Organize you life so you are always focused on your goal of graduating with the knowledge, ,and skills you will need to negotiate the challenging and constantly changing life you will encounter in the global realities of the world.


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