Inquiry 1000 Application

INQR 1000 Course Proposal - Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Online Applications and signatures are Accepted until November 13, 2020

Augusta University faculty members who wish to propose an INQR 1000 course for the upcoming year should visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page prior to submitting an Application. NEW THIS YEAR - There are two options for teaching the course: Option A and B.

FAQ         APPLICATION: Option A  APPLICATION: Option B   Signature Form  


INQR 1000 is: 1) a one-credit hour course designed to engage students actively in learning via group work discussion, experience, and reflection, 2) a medium for teaching students to ask and answer questions, and 3) not a lecture course. There are two types of INQR 1000 courses.

Option A: Designing Your Life Option B: Discipline-Based
A semi-structured curriculum designed to encourage students to move beyond a job title and work toward uncovering their purpose. A topic-driven seminar which uses active learning strategies to emphasize the importance of asking questions in the process of learning. 

Learn More: INQR 1000 Information Session

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at

10:00 am OR 3:00 pm (see MS TEAMS link in Populo)


1. Complete the online application. (Online applications will be accepted until November 13, 2020.) 

2. Once the application is complete, submit the signature form with the appropriate signatures to

3. After application and signature form are successfully submitted, you will notified about the results by email.

When proposing your course please consider:  a title that appeals to students, content that can drive course discussion, pedagogy that underscores the beginnings of research, outcomes that encourage student engagement and your own interests in a particular topic. 

COURSE TIMES:  INQR 1000 courses will meet for 75 minutes, one time per week for 10 weeks and will be offered:

1:00- 2:15 pm (Option A)
2:30- 3:45 pm (Option B)

1:00 - 2:15 pm (Option A)
2:30- 3:45 pm (Option B)

1:00 - 2:15 pm (Option B)
2:30- 3:45 pm (Option A)

Online (Limited Sections)


Faculty members who teach INQR 1000 will receive $1,000 in professional development per course with a max of $2,000 per year.  These funds will be available as research/scholarly support (e.g., travel, if permitted, supplies, computer, and equipment).  All guidelines and policies that pertain to state funding apply to this grant.