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Gap Semester Collection

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Identifier: EUA149
Abstract Similar to the gap-year experiences of many European college students, the Gap Semester Program allowed Elon students to defer traditional courses and participate in an experiential learning semester that combined travel and service during the fall semester of their first year of college. The collection consists of the proposal for the Gap Program, as well as a copy of the handbook issued to participants for each fall semester from 2012 to 2016.
Dates: 2012-2016

Robert Sigmon Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.033
Abstract This manuscript collection was compiled by Robert Sigmon, a leading educator and advocate in the field of service-learning for higher education. It is contained in 9 boxes, covering 1962-2006, with 472 folders and about 2532 items. The materials encompass self-directed learning, experiential learning, partnerships with the community, assessing public needs, internships, career opportunities, workshops, teaching, conferences on this topic, and much more. For a complete listing of the specific...
Dates: 1962 - 2006

Study Abroad Program Collection

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Identifier: EUA061
Abstract Abstract: This collection includes materials relating to the Study Abroad Program at Elon University. Items represented in the collection include (but are not limited to): brochures, flyers, programs, correspondences, and other printed materials relating to Study Abroad at Elon. For a current history written about the Study Abroad Program, please consult the article titled "Fabulous at 40, Over four decades Study Abroad has improved with age" by Kristin Simonetti '05 in the Winter 2009 Magazine...
Dates: 1970 - ongoing

Transition from Elon College to Elon University Collection

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Identifier: EUA083
Abstract The Transition from Elon College to University Collection contains materials from 1986-2001 pertaining to the transformation of Elon College to Elon University. It contains research notes, newspaper clippings, proposals, reports, correspondences, guidelines as well as other printed materials. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 1986 - 2001

William R. Ramsay Collection

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Identifier: Mss.Coll.036
Abstract William R. Ramsay pioneered in the field of experiential learning and worked closely with student interns and the other associated universities and businesses involved through his interest and work experience. From 1955 to 1967, Ramsay was employed with the Oak Ridge Associated University who administered a wide variety of educational and research programs under a direct contract with the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Under this program, the Resource Development Office was established to...
Dates: 1961 - 1995