360° Development Timeline

Application/Approval Process

Faculty have idea for 360°, gather team of professors to collaborate.

  • Meet with Provost and the 360° coordinator to discuss long-range scheduling, budget projections, etc.
  • Draft 360° Proposal and any New Course Proposals for submission to Curriculum Committee (CC).
  • Meet with 360° Steering committee for brainstorming and feedback on proposal drafts.
  • Draft budget (with help from 360° coordinator).
  • Submit cluster proposal and budget draft to 360° coordinator by March 1 in the academic year prior to their scheduled offering date. 
  • Submit language for advertisement of course cluster online to 360°coordinator.
  • Meet with 360°coordinator to plan next steps.

Recruitment Process

Following approval from CC and Provost (semester before cluster)

  • Draft student application with assistance from 360° coordinator.
  • Hold informational tea at Bryn Mawr (and other campuses, if interested) at least 2-3 weeks prior to beginning of preregistration
  • Select student participants (see Application Procedures for detailed timeline).
  • Meet with selected students.
  • Consider/strategize ways to reflect 360° experience back to BMC community.

Cluster Execution Process

  • Work with 360° coordinator to finalize all field trip details.
  • Execute media strategy.
  • Administer 360° cluster student evaluations (in addition to individual course evaluations).
  • Reach out to 360° coordinator for assistance.

Post-Cluster Process

  • Meet with 360° coordinator to debrief on cluster experience.
  • Complete post-cluster evaluation materials.