IC-bG launches “Course Design for the Liberal Arts” Workshop Series and Certificate Program

The Innovative Course-building Group is pleased to announce a new workshop series and certificate program.  This series of engaging workshops is directed at faculty new to teaching in a college setting, seasoned professors new to the liberal arts or anyone looking to breath new life into their courses.  The series will guide participants through an intentional design process tailored for the liberal arts.  Participants may opt to come to individual workshops or complete the series and submit a teaching portfolio for the certificate.

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Still not sure? Try it first.

The workshops on Aug 10 and Aug 28 are designed as a “teaser”, so you can try before you buy.

The workshops are scheduled for the following dates on the Georgia College campus in Milledgeville.  Exact locations will be emailed to you after you complete the application form.

Date & Time Title
10 Aug 15, 2-3pm Why do I have to take that class?
28 Aug 15, 3:30-4:45pm Why do I have to take that class? (REPEAT)
25 Sep 15, 3:30-4:45pm Backward Course Design and the Liberal Arts
23 Oct 15, 3:30-4:45pm TMI: Reducing Content and Increasing Impact in Your Course
30 Oct 15, 3:30-4:45pm What’s the BIG Idea? Writing Learning Goals for the Liberal Arts
21 Nov 15, 9-1pm
(Saturday)
Engaging Students: High-Impact Pedagogies and Active Learning Strategies
23 Jan 16, 9-1pm
(Saturday)
Is it working? Feedback and Authentic Assessment
26 Feb 16, 3:30-4:45pm Participant’s choice!
15 Apr 16, 3:30-4:45pm Teaching Portfolio: Reflecting on Your Work
29 Apr 16, 3:30-4:45pm Celebrating Your Work

The workshops are designed and facilitated by members of the Innovative Course-building Group (icbg.wordpress.com)

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About Dr. J. Metzker

I believe in the power of a liberal education to transform individuals and society. I am currently the Executive Director of the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence. Formerly, I led a community engagement initiative and held a full professorship in chemistry at a public liberal arts university. I am a proud product of The Evergreen State College.
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