Oct 19, 2021: Tech Toolkit – We Need a Bigger Toolbox!

4 January 2022

During Spring21, Wiebke interviewed a number of faculty at Carleton to learn what technology had been a surprising success and what faculty wanted to continue using post-pandemic.  In other conversations,…

April 6, 2021: Peer Mentoring Programs in Academic Programs Supporting BIPOC Students

29 April 2021

Several academic programs at Carleton programs are working with peer mentors to increase support for BIPOC and other students with historically underrepresented identities. Daniel Hernández and one of the mentors will…

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…

Sept 11, 2018: Demystifying Carleton Financial Aid

20 September 2018

Financial aid is critical to making a Carleton education accessible, but it can seem like a black box. This is an opportunity to learn about the principles that guide Carleton’s…

Apr. 12, 2018: Using Reflective Writing to Promote Transfer in Writing-Rich Courses

16 April 2018

Kathleen Yancey is one of the preeminent scholars of composition and rhetoric working today, and she has published widely on the role of reflective writing in the undergraduate curriculum. She…

Apr. 10, 2018: The Student View of Faculty Approachability

16 April 2018

A panel of Carleton students will share their thoughts about what makes a faculty member approachable, factors that impact the likelihood of attending office hours, and barriers to seeking help…

Oct 3, 2017: Perfectionist Culture at Carleton: What is it costing us, and how can we improve?

28 February 2018

Join us for a presentation and discussion designed to (1) examine perfectionistic messages and norms that can pervade at Carleton, (2) identify the impact on students (as well as faculty…

May 23, 2017: Increasing Participation and Success for All Students in STEM Courses and Majors at Carleton: Student Views

28 May 2017

The presentation will discuss findings from  the second part of participatory action research study on the experiences of under-represented students in STEM courses and majors at Carleton. The research team…

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 1, 2016: Acknowledging Class in the Classroom

28 October 2016

Twelve percent (1 in 8) of Carleton students are identified as low-income, according to federal guidelines. Join TRIO staff to discuss faculty-provided scenarios related to how students’ socioeconomic status manifests…

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