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Topic: Interdisciplinary Curriculum / Curriculum Integration

Outcome(s) Activities Measure(s) Materials

Essentials:

 

1. Participants will evaluate and rank current course loads for curriculum integration potential, whether module, week, or entire course based.

 

2. Participants will co-construct (crowd-sourced) a curriculum integration rubric for Saint Leo University faculty and students.

Read Primary materials

 

Integrate at least one module / week of content between two classes currently being taught by same instructor.

Evaluation of professor’s curriculum integration experience based on student feedback and faculty perception.

Primary: Creating Interdisciplinarity: Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching among College and University Faculty (Lattuca, 2011)

 

Secondary: Models of Curriculum Integration (Loepp, 2001)

Savvy:

 

1. Participants will create a curriculum integration experience between classes, across disciplines, and among multiple professors.

Read secondary materials

 

Integrate at least one module / week of content between two classes currently being taught by different instructors.

Evaluation of co-professor’s curriculum integration experience based on student feedback and faculty perception.

Sage (optional):

 

1. Participants will construct a curriculum for adjunct faculty which explores how to pragmatically leverage curriculum integration in a centralized framework.

Read Primary and Secondary materials

 

Evaluate other professor’s efforts with regard to curriculum integration.

Produce a curriculum plan with curriculum integration theory, assessment, activities, and presentation assets. Primary: Learning in Adulthood – Part 2 (Caffarella / Baumgartner, 2005)