Tuning: A Guide for Creating Discipline-Specific Frameworks to Foster Meaningful Change
Tuning, as a methodology, implies a philosophy of curriculum design, pedagogy, and assignment design. It implies that successful study in a discipline depends on intentional construction of learning experiences for students. Intentional construction of learning experiences requires an understanding of the learning goals set forth by faculty for students, one that is shared by colleagues and with the students themselves. This philosophy foregrounds transparency. It also promotes an intentional approach to teaching that remains cognizant of the fact that, even if faculty are solitary in their instructional roles, teaching is inherently collaborative.