KEEN Innovating Curriculum with Entrepreneurial Mindset (ICE) Workshop

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Thursday, August 17, 2017
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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Subject: Faculty Workshops

Instructors: Andrew Gerhart, PhD, Lawrence Technological University; Don Carpenter, PhD, Lawrence Technological University; and Glenn Gaudette, PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Type of Session: Workshop

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The WPI KEEN Program invites you to a 3-day Innovating Curriculum with Entrepreneurial Mindset (ICE) Workshop featuring activities and presentations covering the important aspects of Entrepreneurially Minded Learning (EML), Active and Collaborative Learning (ACL), and Problem/Project Based Learning (PBL) and how to integrate them into your own courses. The goal is to foster greater student engagement and collaboration by focusing on real-world problems that promote curiosity, connections and creating value.

During the 3-day workshop, participants will:

• Understand the fundamental pedagogical techniques of EML, ACL and PBL 

• Experience firsthand examples of EML, ACL and PBL pedagogical techniques as “students” in the workshop 

• Experience examples of entrepreneurial mindset course integration 

• Analyze unfamiliar situations and open-ended problems using various methods to define the “true” problem statements 

• Interact as part of an interdisciplinary team with members from multiple backgrounds 

• Work in content cohort groups to develop and share their own modules 

• Present versions of their modules and receive feedback for improvement

For more information, contact Janet M Zafiris.