Past Events

Events in 2017-2018 Academic Year

October 10, 2017

New Faculty Lunch and Discussion 

October 12, 2017

Pedagogy Workshop: "Game Design: From the First Syllabus to Graduation" led by Dr. Tom Heinzen of the Psychology Department.

October 16, 2017

Visit Your Colleague's Class facilitated by Dr. Christian Holle. Class: PSY1100 General Psychology.

October 25, 2017

Book Club Discussion: The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom by Stephen D. Brookfield.

November 29, 2017

Pedagogy Workshop: "Beyond Apps: What Our  Students Really Need to Know about Technology?" led by Dr. Gamin Bartle, Director of Instruction & Research Technology.

Co-sponsored by Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology.

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December 7, 2017

New Faculty Lunch and Discussion

February 21, 2018

Visit Your Colleague's Classroom Program: POL3250 Constitutional Law, taught by Dr. Michael Principe (Political Science)

February 27, 2018

CTE Pedagogy Workshop and Discussion: Demystifying New Course Development and Proposal Writing

Panelists: Dr. Loretta McLaughlin-Vignier (CoAC), Dr. Cesar Perez (CoB), Dr. Sandra Alon (CoE), Dr. Wendy Christensen (CoHSS), Dr. Racine Emmons Hidelong (CoSH), Dr. Lynn Orr (UCC)

March 22, 2018 

CTE Book Discussion

The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux by Cathy N. Davidson (Basic Books, 2017).

Facilitators: Bob Rosen and Keumjae Park

March 28, 2018 

Brown Bag Lunch Event

Brown Bag discussion about how gender and race shape expectations and evaluation of faculty. 

Co-sponsored with Social Justice Project

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April 12, 2018

Teaching Civic Engagement/Area 5 Courses--What Works

Three faculty panelists who teach Civic Engagement courses will discuss their classroom practices and provide resources and models for faculty interested in teaching Area 5 courses.

Panelists: Dr. Jamsheed Akrami (Dept. of Communication), Dr. Kathleen Korgen (Dept. of Sociology), Dr. Sumithra Raghavan (Dept. of Psychology)

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Events in 2016-2017 Academic Year

February 28, 2017

Book Discussions Part II: Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. Muhs et. al. eds.

March 23, 2017
Book Discussions: The Slow Professor: Changing the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Maggie Berg and Barbara Seeber (2016)

April 12, 2017
Pedagogy Workshop: What Do Teachers Expect and What Do Students Expect? 
Panelists: Mark Ellis (Sociology), Klive Oh (Communication) and Kristen Victorino (Communication Disorders and Sciences)?

April 25, 2017
New faculty lunch and dialogue (1st and 2nd-year faculty).

December 1, 2016
New Faculty Lunch and Dialogue (1st and 2nd-year faculty)

November 17, 2016
Book Discussions led by Elena Sabogal (Women's and Genders Studies) onPresumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. Muhs et. al. eds.

October 12, 2016 
How to Get Students to Read/Prepare for Class?
Panel:Stephen Betts (Marketing and Management), David Gilley (Biology), Elizabeth Victor (Philosophy)

October 6, 2016
New faculty Lunch and Dialogue (1st and 2nd year faculty).

 

Events in 2015-2016 Academic Year

April 28, 2016 
1st and 2nd Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

April 14, 2016 
Creative Practices for Teaching with Blackboard (Panel: Robert Harris (CTLT); Ellen Pozzi (Educational Leadership&Professional Studies); Chris Weaver (English)

April 7, 2016
Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Circle
(Speaker: Dr. Michelle Johnson, the Director of Employment Equity and Diversity and the University’s Title IX Coordinator, will speak about Title IX and its implications for faculty)

March 24, 2016 
Book Discussion led by Bob Rosen and Keumjae Park (CTE Co-directors) on Discussion as a Way of Teaching by Stephen Brookfield and Stephen Preskil

March 3, 2016
Pedagogy Workshop “Get Your Hands Dirty with PBL (Problem-based Learning)!” (Maria Villar (Anthropology)).

December 10, 2015
Anthropology Department Pedagogy Workshop (CTE sponsored)

December 3, 2015
First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

November 11, 2015
Book Discussion, led by Pixy Ferris (Communication) on Minds Online by Michelle D. Miller.

November 5, 2015
2015-2016 Faculty Mentor Orientation 

October 22, 2015
Book Discussion, led by Bob Rosen and Keumjae Park (CTE Co-directors) on The Joy of Teaching by Peter Filene.

October 8, 2015
Pedagogy Workshop: Teaching About "Touchy" Subjects. Panels: David Fuentes (Elementary Education), Tom Gundling (Anthropology), and Elena Sabogal (Women's and Gender Studies)

October 1, 2015
New Faculty Lunch/ Discussions

September 4, 2015
New Faculty Orientation

Events in 2014-2015 Academic Year

April 23, 2015

First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

April 14, 2015

Book Discussion, on Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty, by James M. Lang

February 26, 2015

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

February 17, 2015

Increasing Student Engagement Through the Use of Case Studies Discussion led by Pradeep Patnaik

December 4, 2014

First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

November 20, 2014

Book Discussion, led by Eileen Lubeck and Glen Sherman, on A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior, by Brian Van Brunt and W. Scott Lewis

October 31, 2014

Pedagogy Workshop for New Faculty

October 28, 2014

Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Circle, "Social Media for Social Justice," led by Arlene Holpp Scala and Samantha DeMuro

October 16, 2014

Book Discussion, led by Wendy Christensen, on Teaching to Transgress:  Education as the Practice of Freedom, by bell hooks

October 9, 2014

Workshop for Mentors and Mentees

September 30, 2014

First- and Second-Year Faculty Lunch and Conversation

September 5, 2014

New Faculty Orientation afternoon session

 

Events in 2013-2014 Academic Year

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

 

Events in 2012-2013 Academic Year

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

Events in 2011-2012 Academic Year

 

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