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What are PALs?
Partners in Active Learning
Faculty members team up across disciplines to provide a rich collaborative
environment in which students critically evaluate and respond to issues. To
make a PAL, college faculty, staff, and students:
 Collaborate with the community to identify issues of interest
 Select topics adaptable to study in a wide range of courses
 Form small groups of courses across disciplines
 Coalesce around projects aligned with course objectives and outcomes
 Work together to reach goals defined by the college and community
 Present project results to the college and partnering community
What types of activities are included?
Classes designated as PALs may include the following:
Peer mentoring via mixed teams comprised of all involved classes
Guest lecturers across classes
Student presentations across classes where watch class presents
project plans, core knowledge, and/or project materials to other
classes involved
Communication between classes in synchronous and asychronous
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are or how to get involved.
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