The What, Who, Why, When & Where of
Next Generation Course Redesign™
Academic advisors and counselors have the most direct
and continuous contact with students during orientation
and throughout the academic experience.
We need your help!
Do you know if NextGen courses are the best option
for your students?
What is NextGen?
NextGen courses are large lecture classes that have been
redesigned and combine three main elements:
F2F lecture, experiential learning & online learning
These combination courses are designed to
• engage learners
• enhance student learning outcomes
• address the learning needs of a new generation of students
Who Can Take NextGen Courses?
Anyone is eligible to take NextGen courses, but
NextGen courses are not for everyone.
NextGen students share certain qualities and preferences, such as:
A more flexible schedule than traditional courses allow
Increased engagement with subject matter and other learners
Mixture of instructional strategies
Why NextGen classes?
Each NextGen class strives to:
Target higher level learning Student Learning Outcomes
Emphasize deep learning rather than surface learning
Increase student engagement with course material, the instructor,
and other learners
Promote cognitive development
Enable students to learn in a challenging and diverse environment
Develop a positive attitude toward the academic subject
When are NextGen classes available?
NextGen courses are available each long semester.
New courses are added every year.
The following NextGen courses will be offered in Fall 2011*:
BIOL 1710 COMM 1010 CHEM 2370
CHEM 2380 DSCI 3710 EDEC 3613
ENGL 1310 ENGL 2210 ENGL 2220
HIST 2620 JOUR 1210 KINE 3500
MATH 1580 MGMT 3330 MKTG 2650
MUAG 1500 PACS 3020 PSCI 1040
PSCI 1050 URCS 1000
* Check the upcoming schedule of classes as additional NextGen courses may be added closer to registration.
How to find NextGen courses…
Look for the following description:
QEP/NextGen Program Manager
Our website is under construction, so please don’t
judge us just yet.