- May 2015
five critical questions
There's a lot to learn about the leadership and vision shown by these questions and this process.
We want to know what the burning issues are in your field, and we want to know how you are dealing with these issues in your general courses and in the advanced courses.
What so important in your classes that everybody needs to learn it?
Let's forget credits and course requirements. Instead tell us what students need to know to be successful in your department.
Let's assume that your work with students is one piece of a larger picture. How do you think they might connect the work in your classes with their work in other classes? Let's think about the connections, not just hope they get there.
We value the liberal arts and professional learning. How do you see the two interacting.
The scheduled discussions make clear that this is a self-research project. This is what we need to do in schools at all levels.