Course Transformation Program Showcase, Wednesday, February 6, 2:30-5:00 pm; Avaya Auditorium (ACES 2.302)
Faculty projects will be showcased from the second cycle of UT Austin’s Course Transformation program. During this panel presentation, faculty participants from the departments of Economics, English and Psychology will speak to the UT Community about their goals for the first year, key activities, lessons learned and plans for the future. First cycle participants from the school of Biological Sciences, the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the division of Statistics and Scientific Computation will provide highlights of a maturing course redesign and address the challenges of sustainability.
Dr. Gretchen Ritter, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Faculty Governance and Director of the Course Transformation Program will introduce the event. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Pat Davis, senior associate Dean of the college of Pharmacy and member of the UT Austin Academy of Distinguished Teachers.
An initiative of the Provost’s office, UT Austin’s Course Transformation Program has gained visibility as one of the most ambitious instructional transformation projects on the national landscape. The goal of the program is to deeply transform large UT gateway courses. Launched in January of 2010, the Course Transformation Program has now finished 2 years of work with two cohorts of participants involving 9 courses.