8984. Faculty Interest Group (FIG) - Creating Significant Learning Experiences 3 of 4
|Date||March 26, 2013|
|Time||12:15 - 1:45 pm|
|Location||Faculty Ctr-Grn Rm|
|Description||Facilitators - Dr. Gia Chevis (Accounting and Business Law) and Dr. Byron Newberry (Mechanical Engineering)|
Audience - Faculty
In this FIG, we’ll explore ways to make our courses transformative experiences for students, where “covering content” is done in service of larger goals rather than
as an end in itself.
Using L. Dee Fink’s book Creating Significant Learning Experiences as a guide, we’ll think deeply about what it is we truly want our
students to take away from their encounters with our disciplines. We’ll brainstorm ways big and small to incorporate meaningful, authentic activities into our
courses…and renew our own senses of purpose while we’re at it.
We’ll meet from 12:15 – 1:45 in the Faculty Center, leading with lunch and starting the
discussion around 12:30. We welcome those who would need to depart early for a 1:30 class.
Meeting dates: 2/5, 2/27, 3/27, and 4/24.
The Academy for Teaching and Learning has graciously agreed to provide a copy of the book for each participant. Please contact Theresa Williams (x4064)or email at
href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Theresa_Williams@baylor.edu for your copy.
Details on this FIG are available here: Creating Significant Learning Experience Details
Additional Class Dates for this Seminar:
03/27/2013 12:15 PM - 01:45 PM
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