Author: Dee Fink

National Workshop: A Change

National Workshop: A Change During the last few years, the cost and work associated with offering the National Workshop made us re-think this form of working with faculty.  In addition to being a major effort on our part, it was

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9th Annual National Workshop on “Designing Courses for Significant Learning”

On May 25-27, 2016, Dee Fink & Associates will again offer their National Workshop on “Designing Courses for Significant Learning” in Chicago, IL. This year Loyola University Chicago is co-hosting the Workshop with us.  We will hold it at their Water

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8th Annual National Workshop on “Designing Courses for Significant Learning”

On May 19-21, 2015, Dee Fink & Associates will again offer their National Workshop on “Designing Courses for Significant Learning” in Chicago, IL. New Feature:  This year there will be an optional, half-day workshop at the end of the regular

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7th Annual National Workshop on “Designing Courses for Significant Learning”

On May 20-22, 2014, Dee Fink & Associates will again offer their National Workshop on “Designing Courses for Significant Learning” in Chicago, IL. New Feature:  This year there will be an optional, half-day workshop at the end of the regular

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A New School Organized for Significant Learning

Ajyal International School, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) This is a new, international school that will open this fall in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.  Michael Gholam has been a major leader in this project.  Given his

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Updated Edition of “Creating Significant Learning Experiences” Published in August 2013

Jossey-Bass published an Updated Edition of Fink’s book this past August.  The structure and central ideas of the original book remain the same, but many of the examples and references have been updated.  This allows readers to see the current

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Dee Fink Completes 5-Week World Tour

Dee Fink recently completed a 5-week “World Tour,” doing workshops on course design at 7 universities in 5 countries in 3 regions of the world. The ideas of Integrated Course Design and the Taxonomy of Significant Learning are attracting attention

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Workshop for Course Design at the ICED 2010 Conference

Lynn Sorenson and Dee Fink, two members of Dee Fink and Associates, led a workshop for the design of courses at the ICED 2010 Conference, from June 28 to 30, in Barcelona, Spain. ICED is an international consortium of teachers

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IEEE Journal

Inter-Disciplinary Project Using the Taxonomy of Significant Learning Professors from the University of Oklahoma in Engineering, Geosciences, and Meteorology recently created a set of inter-disciplinary courses that (a) taught computer engineers about the applications of their computer programs and (b)

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“Change Magazine” Article Describes Successful Large Course Redesigns

A number of universities are discovering that the best strategy for widespread improvements in student learning is to re-design their courses.  One of those is the University of North Texas.  During the past six years, their Next Generation Course Redesign

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