Symposium 2018: Aligning Curriculum for Transfer Success
Friday, April 20, 2018
Faculty representatives from Appalachian State University and our community college partners representing six academic areas focusing on foundation courses in Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Math, and Physics will come together to share syllabi, teaching methodologies, and learning outcomes to ensure that transfer students continue on a successful academic course once they arrive at Appalachian.
Schedule of the Day:
10:00 am: Check-in and Interdisciplinary Discussions
10:45 am: Welcome
11:00 am: Presentations from “Magic Bus”/Transfer Symposium 2016 grant recipients
11:30 am: Lunch
12:30 pm: Curriculum Alignments in Academic Departments & Advising
3:30 pm: Closing Discussion: What we learned today & next steps
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
Catawba Valley Community College
Central Carolina Community College
Central Piedmont Community College
Forsyth Technical Community College
Mayland Community College
Mitchell Community College
Surry Community College
Wake Technical Community College
Western Piedmont Community College
Wilkes Community College
2018 Participant Comments
"Really appreciate the outreach. You gave of your time and fesources to focus on us, in a busy world. The gesture of "value" is appreciated. You have good fols and they are presonable, smart, and approachable, very customer services-oriented. This assures that we'll feel comfortable reaching out in the future when new questions arise."
"This was a great experiences. To collaborate with others in my discipline and get out of the box that becomes academia, or that can become mundane."
"We need to meet more often with departments to discuss issues and keep lines of communication open."
*The quotations above are from the 2018 Transfer Symposium after-event survey.