Explore Teaching Communities
These small group dialogues will provide a forum for discussion of key teaching and learning issues in Explore courses.
Instructors will receive a $500 stipend for participating in at least 4 of the 5 sessions and revising their Explore course. Resources (books, articles, etc.) will be provided for all participants.
Group One: Meets on Tuesdays @ 3 p.m.
Meeting dates: Feb. 11, Feb. 18, March 11, April 8, and April 29
Group Two: Meets on Wednesdays @ 9:10 a.m.
Meeting dates: Feb. 12, Feb. 19, April 2, April 16, and April 30
Group Three: Meets on Thursdays @ 1:20 p.m.
Meeting dates: Feb. 13, Feb. 20, March 13, April 10, and May 1
Group Four: Meets on Fridays @ 8 a.m.
Meeting dates: Feb. 14, Feb. 21, March 14, April 11, and May 2
All meetings will be held at the Pollock House.
Suggested focus for each meeting by week:
Week 1: Communities of Practice and Syllabus Exchange
Week 2: Backwards Course Design
Week 3: Decoding the Disciplines
Week 4: Signature Question Exploration
Week 5: ePortfolio as a learning methodology