The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Marquette Core Curriculum are partnering to provide development opportunities for faculty who are developing plans for the revised Marquette Core Curriculum.
The first of these opportunities is a series of events focusing on integrated learning. Dr. Dee Fink, will be on campus to work with faculty on Thursday, Sept. 28. Fink is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, AAC&U fellow, best-selling author, pioneer of higher education curriculum design and award winning teacher.
Faculty may choose to attend one or several of the following events:
Breakfast session and focus on integrating courses in the Discovery Tier, 8:30 a.m.
“Thinking about linking your class to others through the Discovery Tier?” will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, at 8:30 a.m. in AMU 157. This working session will provide a chance to think about how to effectively prepare student engage in integrative learning as they connect course learning to the Core themes. RSVP is required.
Methods of inquiry matchmaking lunch, noon
Faculty who are intrigued by the Methods of Inquiry, and would like to teach in this innovative format are invited to come to this lunch to meet others who also are interested in teaching in this course. The lunch will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, at noon in AMU 157. This will be a chance to connect with possible teaching partners and to think about strategies for making connections across the units of this course. RSVP is required.
Integrative learning across the curriculum, a national conversation, 3:30 p.m.
On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in Wehr Physics 153, Fink, who consulted with Marquette faculty in the early stages of the Core revision, will give a public lecture on current issues around common curricula in the United States, the larger context of Marquette’s new Core and how our students will benefit from integrated learning experiences. No RSVP required.
RSVP via email for the breakfast and lunch sessions.