March 28 Faculty Panel on Capstone Courses

On March 28, Academic Outreach and Innovation (AOI) and the Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning (ATL) will host a faculty development workshop, “Capstone Courses: Developing and Refining the Culminating Experience for Seniors” at noon in CUE 518. A WSU faculty panel will share their experiences developing and refining their capstone course and key assignment, including ways to more deeply engage students and more effectively integrate learning in a culminating experience. 

With refreshments provided, this faculty-led panel will feature the following topics:

  • “Implementation of team-based, project-driven learning in a senior-level astrobiology course” –Dr. Michael L. Allen, Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • “Practice with feedback: scaffolding the capstone assignment across the semester”– Dr. Samantha Gizerian, Program in Integrative Physiology & Neurosciences
  • “Making the Past Relevant to Students’ Lives: Space, Place, and Power in History” – Dr. Theresa Jordan, Department of History
  • “Industry Partnerships: Preparing Capstone Students for The Real World” –  Dr. Desmond Layne, Programs in Agricultural and Food Systems & Integrated Plant Sciences

Please register at Capstone Courses: Developing and Refining the Culminating Experience for Seniors. The panel will also be live-streamed for those unable to attend in person; additional details are available here: