Politics of Persuasion: Establishing a New Freshman Seminar with Full Academic Credit
Author(s): Smitheram, V.
Citation: Smitheram, V. (1989). Politics of Persuasion: Establishing a New Freshman Seminar with Full Academic Credit. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience, 1(1), 79-95.
This paper discusses the theories and practices of the politics of curriculum reform tested while working to establish a freshman seminar course at the University of Prince Edward Island. The step-by-step procedure for negotiating the approval process is relevant to all types of curriculum reform.