Honors in a Large Enrollment Course: Practices for a Specialized Discussion Section

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Plaza B, C, E, and F (Sheraton)
Shaun Vecera , University of Iowa
Elizabeth Shirazi , University of Iowa
We discuss a model for presenting honors content in large introductory courses, in which a faculty-led honors-based discussion section supplements the course.  We present results from using this model in a large course at our university and discuss faculty and student impressions and revisions that could further enhance students’ experiences.