ESE_colloquium_Fall_2011_Reflection_guiding_questions_08_23_2011

ESE_colloquium_Fall_2011_Reflection_guiding_questions_08_23_2011

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ESE-IGP Colloquium Fall 2011 Reflections of an IGP Cohort Motivation Each of you has joined a unique, campus-wide inter-disciplinary graduate program (IGP) to seek either a MS or a PhD (or both) degrees at Purdue University. As a cohort, you will share similar experiences integrating into the IGP, based on several common courses and similar experiences, even as you seek your own professional goals and distinct identity. We have worked with several cohorts since the start of the program, but never have formally documented the intellectual and social process of assimilation, integration, and differentiation as you progress through the first year as a cohort. This is our attempt to gather, on an informal basis, some “data” this year. Our primary goal is, of course, to use this information to improve the structure and function of the ESE-IGP by developing better mentoring and educational programs for future cohorts. We are asking you to participate in a semester-long exercise of writing a series of
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ESE 5970 taught by Professor Rao during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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