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Institute for Course (re)Design

The Institute for Course (re)Design is intended for full-time faculty who want to transform their courses, by either designing a new course or redesigning an existing course. The course can be delivered in any modality, traditional/face-to-face, online, or blended/hybrid. The Institute will span three days, in which you will be exposed to different course design models and teaching strategies. Additionally, during the three-day Institute, you will have intensive and dedicated ample time to work on the (re)design of your course.

Application Deadline

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:59pm


Each participant will receive $1250 summer salary after completing the Institute and fulfilling the criteria.

Note: The $1250 summer salary counts toward your summer workload. In order to receive summer compensation, it is your responsibility as a faculty member to verify your summer salary and that by participating in this program you will not exceed your summer work limits.


Summer Salary will be awarded once the following criteria is completed:

  • Participate each day of the face-to-face Institute at CETL - May 20, 21 & 22, 2019 from 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Submission of a final reflection (prompts will be provided) - due June 7, 2019 @ 11:59 pm
    • Development and submission of artifacts (templates and prompts will be provided) due by¬†end of the Institute to include but not limited to:
    • A current and an updated course syllabus (with course goals and objectives),
    • A semester-long course planning document (showing alignment between objectives and assessment/assignments),
    • One assessment or assignment with corresponding rubric or grading criteria


  • Full-time faculty who are under contract with Kennesaw State University during the academic year.
  • Ability to attend and participate fully in the activities described in the criteria above.

Selection and Application Process

The selection committee will not consider late or incomplete applications for any reason.

  • Selection is competitive.
  • Preference will be given for first time attendees
  • Selection is based on eligibility and answers to the application questions.
  • The complete application must be submitted electronically. (see below)
  • If accepted to the Institute, a commitment to participate must be sent within a week of notification. If the commitment is not received in this timeframe, your spot will be awarded to the next qualified applicant

Application Documents

Course Redesign Rubric

Course Redesign Coversheet