Overview & Ice Breaker
*Theme: Getting to know everyone nd the role of the PIs in supporting the cohort fellows.
*Theme: Understanding that there are different types of academic institutions. Like individuals, each one has its own history, strengths, and motivating goals. Understanding the similarities and differences between the four campuses in our alliance.
How People Learn & High Impact Practices
*Themes: Understanding how people learn and using that understanding in planning educational activities. Understanding the range of "high impact practices" that are known to be particularly effective in learning, with a focus on Course Based Undergraduate Research (CUREs) as one particularly effective practice.
*Objective: Understanding that every academic discipline has its own specialized concepts, methods and standards of evidence. Understanding why interdisciplinary instruction and research is important. Exploring ways of facilitating interdisciplinary dialog in classrooms.