Educational Policy and Planning Committee

Thu, Nov 20, 2014, 4:13am
Committee co-chairs Philip Kitcher, a philosophy professor, and Peter deMenocal, an earth and environmental science professor, provided the comments a week after Columbia College proposed two alternatives to the current Frontiers course.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014, 1:13am
Attend Wednesday’s town hall to have your voice heard about changes to Frontiers.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014, 3:29am
Both proposed courses would replace the current lecture-and-seminar format with only seminars, but would differ in the focus of their content.
Mon, May 5, 2014, 3:24am
The Education Policy and Planning Committee proposed on Friday to add a point to courses with two weekly lectures and a discussion section.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013, 7:27pm
Combining quantitative reasoning with more weekly seminars could help fix Frontiers of Science.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013, 1:26pm
A 17-member committee of faculty and students will begin the process of designing a new Core Curriculum science course on Monday.
Sun, Jun 9, 2013, 9:50am
In a long-awaited report, the Educational Policy and Planning Committee has recommended eliminating the lecture portion of Frontiers of Science and rebuilding the course around its small seminars.
Wed, May 1, 2013, 2:50am
With the support of a $2.1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, administrators and faculty are embarking on a project to design and approve courses that will be offered exclusively abroad.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013, 12:31am
We begin the spring semester with wide-eyed optimism and hope not to be disappointed.
Mon, Oct 22, 2012, 2:39am
CCSC held a town hall Sunday night for students to discuss Frontiers of Science, amid a renewed push by faculty to update the course based on student feedback and better integrate it into the Core.