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On 11/18/14, 5:24 PM, Dee Fink wrote:
> Greetings, members of the DBLE listserv!
>   I want to give all members of this listserv a "heads up" about our 
> new, 2-week online course on "/Designing Courses for Significant 
> Learning."/  (Described below.)
>    If you have faculty on your campus who might be interested in this, 
> please share with them the attached flyer and/or the email text itself.
> Many thanks,   Dee Fink
> ********************************
> Recently Dee Fink & Associates designed a _new, two-week online 
> course_ intended for a broad audience including faculty, adjunct 
> instructors and instructional designers who want to learn how to 
> design courses that go beyond lecture, memorization, “teaching to the 
> test” and other forms of “information in/information out.”
> Based on our previous work together and your interest in Integrated 
> Course Design, I wanted to be sure to let you know right away about 
> this new opportunity for the _professional development of your faculty_.
>      Instructors who have used principles of Integrated Course Design 
> in the design of their own courses in the past have reported greater 
> student engagement, more long-term significant learning and increased 
> instructor satisfaction for courses delivered in on-line, 
> “face-to-face” and “blended/hybrid” formats.
>     Here is a comment about these ideas, from a participant in one of 
> our courses:
> */"Significant Learning is the new path to personal and professional 
> success. Dee Fink’s model provides educators with the theoretical 
> foundations and practical guidance to design courses that have real, 
> positive impact on student’s lives.”/**//*
> This new course is a facilitated course in which faculty practice 
> applying Integrated Course Design principles directly to their own 
> courses. Participants all receive personalized feedback from 
> experienced course “Coaches” throughout the course.
> A few comments from faculty who have recently taken the new course—
> */“/**/This course is a must for anyone teaching higher education!”/*
> */“Overall the course was an excellent one.”/*
> */“Your feedback exemplified FiDeLiTy feedback and was spot on in 
> pushing us to think more carefully about what we should be learning 
> and how to apply it to our courses.”/*
> */“I appreciate the comments from the facilitators. I wasn't sure what 
> a course facilitator would do but they turned out to be an important 
> part of the course. The course itself is a nice example of the ICD 
> model.”/*
> _Our next course session_ is January 14–28, 2015.
> ·Cost per participant is $349.00
> Note:  The cost is significantly lower for participants from Latin 
> America, Africa, & Asia.
> ·Close of Registration for this session is January 9, 2015.
> Please see the _attached flyer_ for more information and feel free to 
> distribute it to your faculty.
> We hope to see you or your faculty in our next session (or a future 
> session in mid-February or mid-March, 2015)!
> My Best,    Dee Fink
> -- 
> ***********************
> L. Dee Fink
> 234 Foreman Ave.
> Norman, OK  73069
> Phone/FAX:  405-364-6464
> Email: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> Websites:
> <> [multiple 
> resources on course design]
> <> 
> [offer workshops & online courses]
> <> [Fink's 
> consulting activities & publications]
> **Former President of the POD Network in Higher Education (2004-2005)
> **Author of: /Creating Significant Learning Experiences/ (2003, 
> Jossey-Bass)
> **Senior Associate, Dee Fink & Associates Consulting Services