EES Project Description document

The complete project description document outlines the key competencies, courses and course sequences for UCA’s Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) program. It also outlines anticipated scope of work and deliverables. Below is a Table of Contents. Depending upon the reasons for a request, a full copy of the 26-pg document may be available by emailing the project coordinator (listed under Personnel).

The project aims to be consistent with UCA’s core literacies, the discipline specific requirements for a general qualification in EES that is grounded in Central Asian context, and anticipated teaching practices based on the proposed UCA Faculty Development Program. (Note that the document sections were written as appendices to the main contract. )

  • Appendix 1: UCA Earth and Environmental Sciences Program Project Description
    • Section 1 – Document Authors, Purpose, Scope
    • Section 2 – EES Curriculum Description
    • EES Competencies and Courses
    • Section 3 – Course Syllabi and Teaching Plans
    • Section 4 – Project Structure and Personnel
      • 4.1.  Project structure
      • 4.2.  Formal aspects of UBC-UCA partnership
      • 4.3.  UCA faculty experts
      • 4.4.  Project coordination and administration
      • 4.5.  Course and pedagogy design
      • 4.6.  Transferring new courses to instructors
      • 4.7.  Feedback and adjustments following initial course offering
    • Section 5 – Project Time Line
    • Section 6 – Deliverables
    • Section 7 – References
  • Appendix 2: Budget
  • Appendix 3: Learning Outcomes
    • Natural Science Outcomes
    • Social Science Outcomes
    • Professional and Research Skills
  • Appendix 4:  Program Design and Course Descriptions
    • Objectives of UCA – UBC Curriculum Development Partnership:
    • Key Curriculum Criteria
    • Program Design
    • Pre-requisite Courses
    • Required Basic Courses
    • Required Environmental Sciences Courses
    • Required Geoscience Courses
    • Elective environmental courses
    • Elective geoscience courses
    • Capstone, field or experiential courses
  • Appendix 5: Tentative Schedule of Meetings and Deliverables; Jan 2017-Apr 2020
  • Appendix 6: Indicative Syllabus Outline & Class Teaching Plan Template
    • Syllabus Outline
    • Class Teaching Plan Template
    • Class Overview: Example
    • Detailed and Implementable Curriculum
  • Appendix 7: Faculty Development Plan for UCA faculty

 


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