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Goal: Foster Academic Community

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on October 26, 2007 at 2:09:17 pm

The Goal:


"To clearly and continuously communicate our mission and values in all that we undertake, and to foster a strong sense of community on campus in pursuit of academic excellence."




With Academic Community, AT does a decent job promoting it in the classroom. We provide facility, via Blackboard for students to engage in conversation with one another.


Unfortunately this approach also discourages cross-course and cross-disciplinary discussion. It also locks out participants outside of our campus -- and engaging with people outside your walls is crucial to to healthy community. Even more absurdly,


The Solution:


We will build accessible, visible, and public spaces for discussion that allow academic engagement with on and off campus participants.

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