Summer Course Redesign Institute




CRI: Course redesign Institute

The Course Redesign Institute is a week-long interactive event for  faculty to revise their courses and address the needs of disproportionately impacted students.

June 5 - 9, 2017 in the LOFT

CRI Goals 

Faculty members who participate in the CRI learn enhanced tools and practices to:

  • Apply innovative course redesign principles
  • Integrate advanced active learning strategies
  • Employ effective instructional technology
  • Analyze your course data
  • Enhance student success and advance equity

CRI Outcomes for the classroom

  • Improved student learning
  • Increased course completion rates
  • Improved retention
  • Increased student and faculty satisfaction with restructured modes of instruction
  • Decrease equity gaps in student outcomes

Participation Requirements

  • Actively participate in the entire summer institute (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm).
  • Complete the institute’s assignments and final project.
  • Submit a revised syllabus that reflects effective learned practices, by August 11, 2017.
  • Teach the redesigned course within one year of the institute.


Faculty who participate in the CRI and submit their revised syllabus by August 4, 2017 will receive payment of one (1) Extended Service Unit (ESU) as defined by the collective bargaining agreement.

Application Process

Contract faculty interested in redesigning their courses are encouraged to apply. Through a competitive application process, fifteen faculty members will be selected to participate.  To apply:

Faculty from subjects that want to improve the success rates of disproportionately impacted students are highly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline EXTENDED: May 11, 11:59 PM

Applicants accepted notified:  TBA


Each day will include morning beverages and pastries and lunch. Participants will participate in facilitated topics, shared reading and reflection on curriculum topics and hands-on curriculum redesign.  On the last day of the CRI participants will present projects developed during the institute.

Day 1
Equity Discussion
Syllabi Review
Social Justice Approach to Teaching

Day 2
Technology Day with Katie Palacios

Day 3
Creating Academic Communities of Practice: Growth Mindsets & Threshold Concepts
Facilitated Activities

Day 4
Creating Academic Communities of Practice: Disciplinary Textbook Review
Facilitated Activities

Day 5

Post CRI Activity
Submit Revised Syllabi by August 4th to receive compensation of One ESU. 

See Full Agenda


For more information, email Professor. Denise Rogers, HSI Professional Learning Coordinator at, or call the Proyecto Éxito Office at (619) 388-2995.