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Despite the different contexts and mandates, most programs
at RRU share a number of fundamental curriculum design elements, learning processes, and support services that work together to support authentic, relevant, and meaningful student learning. These curriculum design elements and learning processes, summarized in Figure 4 and Table 1, are described
in more detail below.
Figure 4: Core Components of the RRU Learning Model
Learning outcomes are used to make the purpose of programs and courses clear
Combination of face-to-face and online strategies aid in accessibility and participation
ExPERiEnTiaL anD aUThEnTiC
Strategies employed to provide practical relevance
LEaRning COMMUniTy
Students stay together to support each other through a whole program
Up to 50% of course assignments are team-based
Subject matter from a variety of disciplines enables complex problem solving
Faculty are scholars and practitioners
EngagED LEaRning
Learning techniques that require active participation of students are employed
Students engage in practical and participative research
Academic and student services are integrated to support engagement and success
Strategies are put in place to enable access and the working lives of students
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