Faculty applications accepted for INQR 1000 starting this week; information sessions today

INQR 1000 Course Proposal – Spring 2017

Online Applications Accepted:  September 12 – 30, 2016

Augusta University faculty members who wish to propose an INQR 1000 course for the Spring 2017 can visit this link for FAQ and under the Faculty tab:

http://www.augusta.edu/fye/inqr1000.php

And the direct Application link:

https://ghsu.wufoo.com/forms/x8tnsa617933ko/

A short information session, “How to Propose an INQR Course” (not required, but suggested for new applications) will be held:

Wed, September 14th at 3:00 pm in UH 356 OR Thurs, September 22nd at 3:00 pm in UH 356

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  INQR 1000 is a one hour, core course that engages freshmen and sophomore students in a topic-driven seminar that emphasizes the importance of asking questions in the process of learning.  Students will understand how to identify and collect appropriate evidence and present results systematically at the end of term INQR EXPO.  The programmatic theme, used to create course content is:  Humans and Heroes.  Please consider this theme, either figuratively or literally, when planning for your INQR 1000 course.

COURSE TIMES:  INQR 1000 courses will meet for 75 minutes, one time per week for 10 weeks and will be offered:

Tuesdays and Thursdays
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Fridays
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

APPLICATION PROCESS:  September 12-30.  Acceptance notifications will be emailed by Mid- October.

COMPENSATION:  Faculty members who teach INQR 1000 will receive $1,000 in professional development per course with a max of $2,000 per year.  These funds will be available as research/scholarly support (e.g., travel, supplies, computer, and equipment). If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Huggins, Director of First and Second Year Experience
ehuggins@augusta.edu

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