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Teaching in Honors - Resources

Teaching in Honors

This page provides more information for faculty members interested in teaching EKU Honors courses for the first time and veteran faculty members in EKU Honors.

EKU Honors courses are typically taught by faculty as part of their normal teaching load. Faculty members who wish to teach in the honors program should first approach their department chair to secure departmental support for their work in honors instruction.

Each May, the EKU Honors Program hosts a faculty workshop for those interested in teaching honors courses. This event is held on the Tuesday following the spring commencement ceremony.  

Interested in proposing a new EKU Honors course?  Review our Call for Proposals for the 2020-21 academic year.  All proposals are due via email to David Coleman, executive director of EKU Honors, no later than Friday, October 18, 2019.

Honors Faculty Resources

Relevant Articles

• "College Students Think They Learn Less with an Effective Teaching Method" Timmer, John (Ars Technica, 2019)
• "Defining Honors Culture," Slavin (Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2008)
• "Ethnogenesis: The Construction and Dynamics of the Honors Classroom Culture," Ladenheim, Kuhns, & Brockington (Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2011)
• "Honors Course Design," National Collegiate Honors Council
• "Team Teaching: Benefits and Challenges," Leavitt (The Center for Teaching and Learning at Stanford University, 2006)
• "Honors 2025: The Future of the Honors College," Scott, Frana (Honors in Practice, 2008)
• "Teaching in Teams: A Planning Guide for Successful Collaborations," Meizlish & Anderson (Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at University of Michigan, 2018)

EKU Honors Information

Honors Program Mission and Vision Statements
Honors Program Curriculum
Honors Seminar Course Numbers
Syllabus Requirements for Honors Program Courses
Writing-Intensive Course Information
2016-2017 Course List (Sample)
Sample HON 102 "Honors Rhetoric" Syllabus
Sample Syllabus - HON 320W "Disability, The City, and Aesthetics"
Sample Syllabus - HON 308W/312W/320W "American Women and Their Voices, 1870-1920"
Sample Short Structured Research Assignment from "Art and Science in the Renaissance"

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