Want Your Students to Learn More? Designing Your Courses for More Significant Learning

Dee Fink, Instructional and Faculty Development, University of Oklahoma (emeritus)

Most college teachers would like their courses to be an experience in which their students achieve some kind of significant learning that lasts.  But we feel frustrated and uncertain about how to get that to happen – for more students, more of the time. 

This workshop will (a) expand participants’ vision of the kinds of learning that are possible and (b) familiarize participants with a process for designing courses for Significant Learning, i.e., learning that truly makes a difference in the way students think, act and feel after college.
In this workshop, we will: