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2014-15
Infusing Multicultural Perspectives into the Curriculum
Bone, Assistant Professor in the Music Department, emphasizes inclusivity in her music, theatre, literature, history, and visual arts courses by enabling students to express themselves—both by...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2014/Bone/
Davidson, Instructor in the Communication Studies Department, fosters empathetic interpersonal communication and appreciation for all perspectives by making these things a part of every learning...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2014/Davidson/
Rivera, Associate Professor in the English Department, shows her commitment to multiculturalism via the courses she teaches (Chicana/o and African American literature), the books she assigns for...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2014/Rivera/
Theme Page (written by: Karen B. McLean Dade)
2007-08
Creating a Culture of Writing
Mitchell, associate professsor in the Department of Geology, infuses disciplinary writing into his science courses and helps bring his students a better awareness of the importance of appropriate...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2007/mitchell/
Sapin, assistant professor in the Department of Art, focuses on writing in all of her courses, providing writing opportunities that use different strategies and levels of intensity. She then uses...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2007/sapin/
Saunders, lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, utilizes extensive writing in her large introductory courses, hoping to better prepare students for the rigor of upper division writing. She...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2007/saunders/
Theme Page (written by: Carmen Werder, Ph.D.)
2002-03
Community Based Learning
Currier, Professor in the Theatre Department, wished to have her Drama in Education students interact and collaborate to create performances for local elementary school students, working together to...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2002/currier/
Harwood, Professor in the Secondary Education Department, connects her secondary education social studies students with local middle school teachers, their students, and community partners, to...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2002/harwood/
Janson, Professor in the Art Department, wanted her art history senior seminar to serve as a bridge to her students' futures by leading them from their traditional course readings and writings into...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2002/janson/
Perry, Professor in the Department of Communications, encourages her students to use their communication skills in the real world through community service projects which they present to the class...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2002/perry/
Theme Page (written by: Lisa Moulds)
1999-00
Innovative Teaching Showwcase
Apel, Two instructors from Western Washington University (Kenn Apel) and the University of Nebraska at Omaha created a set of common readings for their students. The students met via the Internet...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase1999/Apel/
Brennan, This showcase features instructor Scott Brennan's Environmental Studies 101 course that was taught Fall Quarter, 1999. The environmental studies course was redesigned using multimedia and...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase1999/Brennan/
Gynan, Professor Shaw Gynan's lecture on ebonics, inspired by a controversial radio program, stimulated discussion and critical thought in a sociolinguistics course. Various media, cartoons,...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase1999/Gynan/
Hoover, The Election Project was piloted in the Fall of 1998 in Professor Ken Hoover's Political Science 101 course. Students in the Election Project worked in teams assigned to one of four...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase1999/Hoover/