Honors College Forum is a unique course as it is a microcosm of Rutgers University graduate and undergraduate students from ALL schools united through a community-engaged teaching and learning opportunity. The Forum framework is intentionally designed for the collective and shared exploration of questions, so that students feel like their identities, their perspectives, are valued. It is a model that explicitly allows each student to express their creativity through a project addressing humanitarian concerns. The Honors College Teaching Fellows Program (HC-TF) is an innovative scholarly collaboration designed to enrich the educational experience of our first-year students. The primary role of the TFs is to mentor and advise students as they build their portfolio of lifelong learning skills. The program emphasizes high skilled teaching practices revised for each cohort of teaching fellows (TFs) chosen to represent humanities, arts, engineering, and sciences. Project based learning (PBL) is utilized in a section of 16-20 students who work in diverse teams of 4-5 to develop their own
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.