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Call for Applicants for the Fall 2012 Faculty Learning Community on Problem Based Learning

FLC: Using Student Groups to Teach Critical Thinking

As part of this FLC, eight (8) faculty will study the course design principles and methods promoted by experts in Problem-Based Learning (PBL), Case Method Teaching (CMT), & Team-Based Learning (TBL). Each participant will then identify relevant analytical processes for a course to be taught spring semester 2013, and design PBL, CMT &/or TLB assignments to guide students in applying those processes. Participants will also design a critical thinking pre- & post-test to assess student progress in applying the targeted analytical process.

Participation Requirements/Benefits:

  • Full or Part time Sacramento State employment between September 2012 – May 2013
  • Commitment to attend 10 scheduled FLC meetings and submit all specified deliverables before by deadlines
  • $600 in Professional Development Funds awarded upon submission of FLC deliverables
  • The opportunity to reflect about and refine your teaching in the company of committed colleagues with similar pedagogical interests

For more information and to apply please download, fill and return the following application.

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