What is the structure of a 360°?
360°s take a variety of forms, but are typically made up of three courses, each taught by a different faculty member. Additional structures can be seen in the 360° archives.
How do I develop a 360°?
The application can be found on the Curriculum Committee page. Meetings with the Provost, the 360° Steering Committee, and the 360° coordinator are encouraged. A general development outline is also available for reference.
What is the budgeting process?
A budget is developed by the faculty with help from the 360° coordinator, then submitted to and approved by the Provost.
How are students informed of the 360°offerings?
Upcoming 360°s are advertised in the Upcoming Courses section of the 360° website. Faculty are also encouraged to use department teas and major reps to share new 360°s. Posters and emails are distributed by the 360° coordinator prior to the application period for all 360°s.
How do students preregister for the courses?
Students apply to 360°s using a Wufoo form designed by faculty and administered by the 360° coordinator.
Are students required to take all courses in the 360°?
To be considered 360° participants, students must enroll in all courses required by the cluster. At faculty discretion, individual courses can be open to non-360° students.
When are students notified of their acceptance in the program?
Students are notified no later than the second Monday of preregistration in the semester prior to the 360°. See the application procedures for further details.
How do I bring speakers for my course?
Working in coordination with your Academic Support Person and the 360° coordinator, please consult the Guest Policy as outlined on the Provost’s website.
What kinds of institutional support are available for 360° programs?
The Provost’s Office provides $3,000 course development funds for each faculty member the summer prior to their 360° cluster.
The Teaching and Learning Initiative student consultants are available to work with faculty members during the planning, teaching, and/or assessment phases of a 360° cluster. See this document for further information.
How can I set up a blog for my 360°?
Web Services (email@example.com) can help you set up a Wordpress blog. The 360° coordinator can also point you to other technological resources you can incorporate in your courses.
What is the course equivalent value of a 360° course?
Faculty earn a 1.5 teaching credit in the semester of the 360°.
Who should I contact about developing a 360°?
Sarah Theobald, the 360° coordinator, is a good place to start. She may be reached via phone at: 610-526-5509, or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.