Oct 18 – ArcGIS Online

20 October 2022

Non-GIS users often encounter two major challenges in making and using maps, lack of (1) ready-to-use geospatial data, and (2) a platform that displays geospatial data from different sources. ArcGIS…

April 19 – The Teaching Toolbox: Learning Strategies for Students Who Struggle with Focus on Deep Work

3 May 2022

Learn about and share with colleagues technologies and strategies that can help with focus, with letting go of one’s smartphone (for at least a little while), with reading strategies, and…

Feb 2, 2021: Annotated Bibliographies as a Way to Map the Scholarly Conversation

28 April 2021

Annotated bibliographies are deceptively simple, but they come in many forms, fulfill many functions, and work towards varying goals. Some annotated bibliography assignments are meant to help students begin the…

Oct 3, 2018: Creating Meaningful Assignments

1 November 2018

Carleton faculty often discuss assignments in structural terms–rigor, scaffolding, assessment criteria, etc.  This talk will expand these conversations by leading us to consider more intangible questions that nonetheless matter a…

Oct 9, 2018: Teaching Fast and Slow

24 October 2018

Questions Raised and Lessons Learned from Positive Psychology How does the pace of academic life affect teaching and learning? Experience of an academic term can range from an opportunity to…

Feb 28, 2017: More Than Writing: Oral and Visual Communication

28 February 2018

What do effective oral and visual presentations of arguments look like and how do we help students make them? Faculty will describe the design, scaffolding, and evaluation of assignments (e.g.…

Jan 10, 2017: Practicing Geo-Humanities: Designing with the Digital and Beyond

28 February 2018

This talk offers a definition of what the “new” Geo-Humanities is and gives examples of how it is practiced focusing on a particular sub-branch of Geo-Humanities called Digital Geo-Humanities.  Working…

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…

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.…

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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