Course Re-Design Workshop for Instructors Interested in Improving Student Engagement and Student Learning


Presented by College STAR and the East Carolina University Office for Faculty Excellence.

Join us at East Carolina University (ECU) for a “FREE” lesson on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and an introduction to Integrated Course Design (ICD) with Dee Fink. Participants will learn the principles and applications of Universal Design for Learning and re-design a course they teach using the Integrated Course Design concept created by Dee Fink.

Text provided: Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses

Handbook provided: Self-Directed Guide for Designing Courses for Significant Learning

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Workshop Schedule:


August 4, 2015 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ECU Joyner Library, Faulkner Gallery
Snack provided

An Introduction to UDL

Complete the UDL module before workshop begins Bring a course syllabus to redesign Hear from faculty who use UDL

August 5, 2015 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ECU Joyner Library, Faulkner Gallery
Lunch and snacks provided

Day 1 ICD with Dee Fink

Learn the significance of course design Identify dreams for student learning Introduce & take initial steps toward applying ICD to a course Examine actual case studies of ICD

August 6, 2015 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ECU Joyner Library, Faulkner Gallery
Lunch and snacks provided

Day 2 ICD with Dee Fink

Work in small groups to design a hypothetical course and then compare various designs Engage in full application of these ideas with a course taught