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Teaching Resources

Five smiling EKU Honors Leadership Institute presentersThis page provides more information for faculty members interested in teaching honors courses for the first time and veteran faculty members in 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, EKU Honors 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?

Stay tuned to this page for information. All proposals will be due via email to David Coleman, executive director of EKU Honors, by a provided due date.

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,” (PDF, )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 Maroon Curriculum (New First-Year Students)
• Honors Program Gold Curriculum (Current EKU & Transfer Students)
• Honors Seminar Course Numbers
• Syllabus Requirements for Honors Program Courses
• Writing-Intensive Course Information
• Sample Course List
• Sample Syllabus – HON 308W/310W/312W “Pandemics and People: Health in an Unjust World”
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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