GenEd 1201 Launch Seminar Guide

This guide supports students enrolled in GenEd 1201, Launch Seminar

Research Help

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Get help with research assignments or ask questions about library resources at Ask Us.  We can help you find articles, organize your research, cite sources and more.

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Welcome to The Ohio State University and the Ohio State General Education. Whether this is your first semester at Ohio State or you have a few semesters of experience, you will find resources on this guide to support you in completing the Launch Seminar and the General Education.

Getting Started with PebblePad

PebblePad is an application used to develop digital portfolios (ePortfolios) and curate and manage evidence of reflection, learning, assessment and professional development. You will be using this tool throughout the GE Launch Seminar.

Getting started with PebblePad for Students contains links and guides to assist you in using this tool.

General Education at Ohio State

General Education at Ohio State

The structure of the program page includes information about each theme as well as the integrated practices. This information will help you decide which parts you wish to pursue during your time at Ohio State.

Building your personalized learning plan

SEARCH for General Education classes that are of interest to you.

Review the student requirements.



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