Panel Discussion: 9th International Conference on Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education addresses Global Design Team (GDT)

As part of the Ninth International Conference on Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, organized by the Center of Teaching and Learning (CTL) at AUB (February 15-16, 2019), Dr. Maya Nabhani, Ms. Rachel Bahn, and Dr. Roula Bachour comprised a FAFS team that participated in a panel discussion during which they presented the Global Design Team (GDT) Approach to Interdisciplinary Learning, including its elements and plans for implementation at FAFS.

The discussion yielded practical insights into the assessment plan, including the mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) approach. Under the leadership of Dean Mohtar, a CTL Scholarship for Teaching and Learning (SOTL) grant for developing GDT at FAFS was received. The AUB-FAFS team, includes Dr. Ammar Olabi (co-PI) Dr. Maya Nabhani (co-PI), Dr. Maria Gabriella Trovato, Dr. Hadi Jaafar, Dr. Mohamad Abiad, Ms. Rachel Bahn and Ms. Sibelle El Labban; Dean Alan Louis Shihadeh, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA), is a cooperating investigator (co-I) in the project.