October 3, 2023 – Funding Experiential Education

27 September 2023

Experiential education encompasses internships, fellowships, research, and independent exploration. Students often ask faculty and staff for guidance on what they can do and how to fund their experiences. This session…

May 16, 2023 – Academic Civic Engagement in the Humanities

18 May 2023

Academic Civic Engagement is widely recognized as a high-impact practice, but it can be challenging to formulate projects with clear benefit to both students and off-campus partners, especially in disciplines…

April 25, 2023 – Adventures in Teaching Across Disciplinary Divides

2 May 2023

This panel  showcases 3 models of interdisciplinary teaching. We will review assignments created to bring students from different classes together to work in multidisciplinary teams, and an OCS program, where…

May 10, 2022 – Career Center Collaborations

27 May 2022

Students often approach faculty members looking for career advice. The Career Center offers to help out, but where do you start? What are your options? In this session, several faculty…

April 26, 2022 – Makerspace Tour

5 May 2022

A recent article suggests that Makerspaces can have a positive impact on mental health. The Class of 1969 Makerspace in Anderson Hall invites you to come see how you can improve mental health, see…

Jan 21, 2020: Teaching With Census Data: Experiences Across Campus

15 January 2020

Census 2020 is almost underway, and in this timely session faculty panelists will share experiences of teaching students how to use census data to support learning and research. Faculty will…

Nov. 12, 2019: Connecting with Art Exhibitions and Artist Residencies Across the Curriculum

18 November 2019

How can the arts offer new ways to start conversations in the classroom? How might art act as “data” that opens new windows into understanding topics? How can faculty make…

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.…

April 11, 2017: The Educational Value of a Campus Job

12 April 2017

Our students can learn significant lessons while working in campus employment. In many cases, the skills and habits that are fostered in employment can carry over into academic studies. This…

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…

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