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2015-16
Inquiry-based Learning
Boudreaux, Andrew Boudreaux & the Physics Team (Physics & Astronomy), designed learning experiences for the Introductory Physics Lab students that bring opportunities for discovery, intellectual...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2015/Boudreaux/
Smate, Team from SMATE, Science, Math, and Technology Education: Emily Borda (Chemistry), Deb Donovan (Biology), Sue DeBari (Geology), Scott Linneman (Geology), and Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2015/smate/
Treneer, Stephanie Treneer, (Mathematics) considers math theory a "playground" students are capable of exploring, provided she gives them the framework and freedom to collaborate and develop their...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2015/Treneer/
Theme Page (written by: Kathleen Kitto)
2008-09
Faculty Learning Communities
Fgur, led by Johann Neem and Pete Stelling, brings together six faculty members from different departments across the university in a faculty learning community that sought to enhance each...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2008/fgur/
Mcff, led by Kristen French, is designed to support faculty in their commitment to transformative education that will prepare their students to enter the workplaces of tomorrow. Fellows meet to...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2008/mcff/
Ncosp, led by George Nelson & Carolyn Landel, is a NSF grant funded project involving 28 school districts, 2 education service districts, 4 community colleges, and WWU. The project was created to...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2008/ncosp/
Theme Page (written by: Karen Casto, J.D.)
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.)
2000-01
Active Learning
Hansen, This showcase features the teaching of Dr. Thor Hansen, then Chair of the Geology Department at Western Washington University. His unusual teaching style, coupled with his flair for...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2000/hansen/
Pilgrim, This showcase features the curricular transformation of two Journalism courses, Journalism 190, Introduction to Mass Media, and Journalism 309, Editing. It chronicles the work done over...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2000/pilgrim/
Roelofs, The Introduction to Microeconomics course provides an overview of the modern market economy as a system for dealing with the problem of scarcity. Over the years, Dr. Matthew Roelofs has...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2000/roelofs/
Smeins, Art History 220, Survey of Western Art, was created to provide students with an overview of the arts from pre-historic Europe to ancient Egypt, the Near East, Greece, Rome and the Middle...
http://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2000/smeins/