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Oct 24, 2017: Creative Partnerships in Teaching

28 February 2018

Team-teaching provides important faculty development opportunities and enriches the curriculum, but negotiating scheduling and workload for team-taught courses can be difficult. We will highlight several approaches to faculty collaboration and…

Oct 17, 2017: Teaching Quantitative Reasoning via Department-Specific Problem-Solving Courses

28 February 2018

Different STEM departments have designed different problem-solving courses to address the needs of students who might need extra support with quantitative reasoning skills. The structure of these courses varies based…

Oct 10, 2017: ACE at Carleton: How well are we doing and what can we do better?

28 February 2018

In this panel we explore the history and current context of Academic Civic Engagement (ACE) at Carleton.  Faculty panelists will present resources for teaching ACE courses and showcase their specific…

Sept. 28, 2017: The Enemy Is Us: Student sleep deprivation, the role of faculty, and the trimester biorhythm

28 February 2018

This panel will explore the causes and effects of sleep deprivation in students from a variety of perspectives. From the psychological and emotional health perspective, we will hear from one…

Sept. 26, 2017: ePortfolios: Strategies for Success

28 February 2018

The benefits of electronic portfolios are self-evident, but so are the implementation challenges they pose. This conversation will revolve around strategies for successful eportfolio implementation in a variety of settings.…

Jan. 25, 2018: Models of Collaborative Teaching with Staff and Community Partners

28 February 2018

This session will highlight two innovative models of collaborative teaching that seek to honor diverse forms of knowledge and create an expansive classroom where students are exposed to issues in…

Jan. 16, 2018: Inside/Outside the Binary: Teaching the Politics of Data

28 February 2018

At Occidental, we are experimenting with the integration of quantitative reasoning into courses outside of STEM. Guided by this programmatic interest, this presentation zooms in on the design process for…

May 9, 2017: Truth, Information Literacy, and the American Way: Assignments that Make Sense of Current Events

10 May 2017

Continuing the campus discussion about how we respond to current events, this panel will feature faculty and librarians discussing assignments and strategies to encourage critical thinking and information literacy in…

May 4, 2017: Perspectives on Improving Science Education

5 May 2017

Catherine Drennan, Professor of Chemistry and Biology at MIT, has been involved in many efforts to improve science courses and to broaden the diversity of students who succeed in these…

Nov 15, 2016: Writing for Wikipedia: Public Scholarship & Sharing to Learn

28 October 2016

We will share the experience of three courses from three different disciplines that have each incorporated a Wikipedia assignment to provide students with practice publicly sharing their scholarship. Each of…

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