Recent and Upcoming Events

April 24, 2014
First- and Second-Year Faculty, and Faculty Mentors, Lunch and Conversation 



April 17, 2014
We Call It “Grading,” but What We Really Mean Is
Responding to and Evaluating Student Work
Discussion led by 
Pixy Ferris (Communication),
Manina Urgolo Huckvale (Special Education & Counseling)
and Chris Weaver (English)



March 27, 2014
Book Discussion, led by Terry Finnegan, on Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education, by Mark Edmundson



February 27, 2014
Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Circle, led by Arlene Holpp Scala



February 6, 2014
Book Discussion, led by Tom Fallace, on The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University, by Louis Menand

 

November 26, 2013
"Looking Back; Looking Forward," Lunch and Conversation with First- and Second-Year Faculty

 

October 24, 2013
Book Discussion, on Teaching With Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach,
by Sam M. Intrator, Megan Scribner, Parker J. Palmer, and Tom Vander Ark

 

October 10, 2013
New Faculty Orientation (continued)

 

October 8, 2013
UCC/CTE Workshop:  Focus on Information Research Skills


September 10, 12, and 13, 2013
New Faculty Orientation

 

April 25, 2013
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation (continued)



April 9, 2013
Workshop, led by Barbara Andrew and Ben Vilhauer, on Teaching Critical Thinking



March 28, 2013
Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Circle, led by Arlene Holpp Scala



March 12, 2013
Book Discussion, led by Tom Fallace, on Why Don't Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means, by Daniel T. Willingham

 

December 13, 2012
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation (continued)

 

November 29, 2012
Book Discussion, led by Christine Kelly, on The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, by Nicholas Carr 

 

November 28, 2012
UCC/CTE Workshop:  Community Engagement & Civic Engagement 

 

October 18, 2012
Book Discussion, led by Liane Robertson, on Making Their Own Way: Narratives for  Transforming Higher Education to Promote Self-Development, by Marcia B. Baxter Magolda

 

October 9, 2012
UCC/CTE Workshop: Teaching a Writing Intensive Course

 

October 4, 2012
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

 

September 7, 2012
New Faculty Orientation

 

April 19, 2012
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation (continued)

  

April 12, 2012
Book Discussion, led by Suzanne Bowles, on I'm the Teacher, You're the Student, by Patrick Allitt 

 

March 29, 2012
Workshop, led by Pixy Ferris and Maria Vilar, on Using Group Work Effectively 

 

March 8, 2012
Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Circle, led by Arlene Holpp Scala (continued)

  

December 8, 2011
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation (continued)

  

November 18, 2011
Designing Courses for the New UCC: Reconceptualizing Not Just Revising

  

November 10, 2011
Book Discussion, led by Jacob Felson, on  Academically Adrift:  Limited Learning on College Campuses, by Richard Arum and Josipa Roska 

 

October 28, 2011
A Practical Discussion About  Developing and Teaching Writing Intensive Courses for the University Core Curriculum

  

October 27, 2011
Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Circle, led by Arlene Holpp Scala

  

September 29, 2011
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

 

August 25, 2011
New Faculty Orientation