Teaching students reflective processes that lead to better habits of mind, comprehensive and nuanced consideration of issues and topics, and logical reasoning and synthesis.
Instruction in how to research successfully in the disciplines, along with opportunities to collect, evaluate, and synthesize research in the execution of extended projects and activities.
Emphasizes reaching across conventional disciplinary boundaries, considering the connections and implications of other fields of study and disciplinary approaches.
See Courtright Memorial Library's Sourcelist on Interdisciplinary Learning
Emphasizes the development of collaborative learning skills, student participation in leadership roles in the classroom, application of experiential learning, recognition of professional responsibilities, as well as engagement on an ideological level. Focuses on students as part of multiple, overlapping communities: academic, local, national, and global, in order to expand worldview and perspective.