HIP Seminars!

Enhancing the academic experience and supporting a vibrant university community, CORE has added four High Impact Practice Seminars to the Fall 2022 catalog.

These fun and engaging seminars will allow students to engage in various experiential learning activities.

Interested in teaching a HIP Seminar? Apply at the link below:

HIPS application

Fall 2022 HIP Seminars

First Sessions

HIPS flyer - I Am the Future WEB

 

 

  HIPS flyer - Lions and Tigers WEB

 

HIP Seminars - General descriptions

HIPH 1001 - High Impact Humanities
HIPN 1001 - High Impact Natural Science
HIPS 1001 - High Impact Social Science
HIPT 1001 - High Impact Special Topic

 

 

Second Sessions

HIPS flyer - World percussion WEB

 

 

HIPS flyer - Walking Lightly WEB

 

HIPS Policy and Application Process

In order to enhance the academic experience and support a vibrant university community CORE will offer one credit academic seminars. These fun and engaging seminars will allow students to engage in various experiential learning activities.

Policies

  • Each course must have at least 12 students to make and are capped at 18 students.
  • Each course must meet 7 times for no less than 75 minutes. In addition, each course must have an external event (field trip, service learning, interviews) to account for the additional required seat time.
  • Each course will use a common syllabus to ensure the learning objectives are met.
  • Any faculty or staff can apply to teach a HIP seminar. Applicants must identify which designation their course should receive based on which area they are certified to teach in. See course descriptions below.

Application process

Applications will close Feb 18, 2022 - Applicants can apply to teach in the Fall or Spring semester for the academic year. Each application will be reviewed by a committee of 3 faculty members, 2 staff, and 6 current LSUA students. Applicant names will be removed prior to the committee members review. To apply, complete the following form:

https://forms.gle/YHVjncLXeE9z97FNA

Selection Criteria

Priority will be given to courses that represent each of the categories to help provide balanced offerings. The top scoring applications in each category will be selected. A score of 1-5 will be given to each of the following categories.

  1. Creativity/Novelty - This course provides content in a new and creative way.
  2. Engagement/Fun - This course engages students in a fun way that encourages active participation.
  3. Communication - This course encourages communication skill development through writing and/or presentations.
  4. Cultural Experiences - This course provides students an opportunity to experience a new perspective or culture through travel, interviews, presentations, books, or experiences.
  5. Interest - How likely would you be to sign up for this class?

After courses are selected, they will be given to the appropriate dean for final approval to ensure that the topic and professor is appropriate for the selected designation. Each topic can only be offered one time per academic year. Professors will be notified of the selections. A stipend of $1000 will be paid for each term.