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Critical Thinking Initiatives

Challenging Students To Think Better

Comparisons between FSU Initiatives

Faculty Fellows Program Discipline-Focused Projects
Program Type Faculty Member Academic Unit
Funding Level $5,000 Up to $10,000
Duration 2 years 2 years
Number of FSU Distinguishing Characteristics 2 5
Scope Major Course (Junior or Senior Level) Junior and Senior Year
Reporting Quarterly Updates; Final Report Quarterly Updates; Final Report
Assessment CAT – 2 administrations/course offering CAT – 3 administrations
Training Expectations Participate in critical thinking professional development programs including presentations, group meetings and one-on-one sessions during the summer of Year 1. Participate in 1 – 2 Critical Thinking Initiative programs during the academic years. Participate in critical thinking professional development programs including presentations, group meetings and one-on-one sessions during the summer of Year 1. Participate in 1 – 2 Critical Thinking Initiative programs during the academic years.
Deliverables (beyond reports, training participation and assessment) Demonstration of curricular modification(s).
Discipline-Refined Critical Thinking Rubric. Notification of Unit Curriculum Committee Approval of rubric. (If not previously developed.)
Participate as CAT scorer
Demonstration of curricular modification(s).
Identify students to participate in focus groups.
Discipline-Refined Critical Thinking Rubric. Notification of Unit Curriculum Committee Approval of rubric. (If not previously developed.)
Participate as CAT scorer