Course Content and Outcome Guide for HON 201 Effective Winter 2016
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- HON 201
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- Capstone Experience
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Course DescriptionCulminates Honors Program study. Formalizes development of transfer portfolio. Scaffolds completion of capstone project. Prerequisites: HON 101, WR 122, 16 credits in designated honors courses and 3.25 GPA.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Plan and execute a complex project.
Locate appropriate venue to demonstrate disciplinary expertise.
Assess ones own academic process in order to improve.
Document project development progress for sophisticated audiences.
Course Activities and Design
Meets as a cohort to complete a project underway for several terms. The class will include revision of the transfer portfolio, refinement and probable execution of the transfer plan. Project elements will focus on project status, completing plans using checkpoints, developing presentation skills, and
reflection on the process.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Rubric-driven instruction and self-assessment of completed project and portfolio. Committee assessment of project presentation. Instructor and peer assessment of reflective document.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Planning and completing sophisticated discipline-specific projects. Critically evaluation of each students own work and path towards goal achievement. Document success through the use of a portfolio. Arrange and complete service outside the classroom.