Ann S. Ferren Curriculum Design Award
Aligning General Education with the Major
The Ann S. Ferren Curriculum Design Award recognizes creative integration of the learning outcomes of the General Education Program into the design of an undergraduate major or interdisciplinary program.
CTRL coordinates the $2,500 annual award, which will be equally divided among faculty winner. The award typically recognizes the collaborative work of two or more faculty members.
The award winners will be announced at the annual Ann Ferren Conference on Teaching, Research and Learning held in January.
November 15th, 2013 is the due date.
Applications will include:
- A one-page executive summary of how the curriculum alignment and integration was accomplished
- A document of up to four (4) double-spaced pages that includes:
- Summary of student learning outcomes that guided the curriculum alignment
- Specific examples of how courses incorporated and/or expanded upon General Education themes, concepts, and skills
- Information and examples of how the integration process was shared with both students and faculty
- Examples of such elements as assignments, readings, or exam questions used to assess learning outcomes that relate to alignment
- Summary of next steps to solidify or expand the alignment
Please direct questions about the award or application process to Marilyn Goldhammer at email@example.com or 202-885-2068.