NCARB Scholars in Professional Practice
NCARB will highlight its Professional Practice Scholars program, sharing strategies to freshen professional practice courses and integrate content on current and future modes of practice into studio and other areas of the curriculum. Topics will range from teaching methods and student engagement to hiring practices and firm needs, ethical decision making, and the future of academia and practice. Examples from NCARB Scholars participants will be shared, and participants will be invited to contribute to the discussion about needs and opportunities in professional practice education.
AIA Learning Objectives (1.25 LU | Elective):
- Explain the conclusion of ACSA/NCARB research showing shortfalls in professional practice education in preparing students for practice.
- By observing example course units presented, engage in creative thinking about how to teach professional practice topics.
- Understand that the use of robust learning objectives can be helpful in crafting excellent learning units.
- Engage in discussion with expert peers about needs and opportunities for improving professional practice education.