April 12, 2022: Welcoming LGTBQIA+ Students Into the Classroom

15 April 2022

This session centers on inclusivity and belonging of LGBTQIA+ students in the classroom, learning how to create a welcoming environment and integrate queer and trans topics into curricular learning goals.…

April 5, 2022: Climate Change Throughout the Curriculum

13 April 2022

Climate change is transforming our civilization in fundamental ways. How can we help our students confront transformation? No single discipline owns this multifaceted problem.  It has relevance to every field…

March 31, 2022: Data Feminism

5 April 2022

Lauren F. Klein is a co-author, with Catherine D’Ignazio, of Data Feminism (MIT Press 2020). Part of a series that “advances provocative hypotheses about the meaning of new technologies for contemporary society,” the book brings…

Nov 2, 2021: Incorporating Social Justice Insights in the Language Curriculum

4 January 2022

Faculty across the college are searching for ways to more fully embrace antiracist teaching.  In a summer reading circle, a group of colleagues in Spanish looked for theoretical approaches and…

April 20, 2021: Decolonizing your Syllabus: Implicitly and Explicitly

29 April 2021

In the context of our ongoing work in inclusion, diversity, and equity, many groups on campus have been discussing the cultural and racial perspectives that have shaped many of our…

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…

Nov 8, 2016: OCS Winter Break Trips: Expanding the “Lab” Definition

28 October 2016

OCS Winter Break Trips offer an attractive pedagogical model that allow for learning to evolve through problem-posing and on-site exploration to post program analysis and reflection. As such, they promote…

Oct 11, 2016: Beyond the 9 ½ Week Course: Toward a More Flexible Curriculum and Better Prepared Students

12 October 2016

Are there particular skills or content areas that fall outside of any single course that we want our students to master? Is there a particular student population or learning goal…

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