Active Learning in a New Environment
The Education, Engagement and Learning unit organizes instruction and co-learning, research and outreach opportunities. Faculty develop class sessions that connect to each course’s teaching goals. Working with original works of art can help focus the study of a cultural or historical moment. Across disciplines, museum visits help students develop observation and description skills, methods for working with a primary source and critical thinking. The museum provides a spark of innovative disruption, connecting faculty and students through a new learning environment.