Winter Conference 2020: Reflective Writing

11 December 2020

Participants brainstormed and discussed ways to use reflective and metacognitive writing for a variety of purposes: to bolster students’ thinking, to help them critically examine their strengths and the gaps…

Nov. 5, 2019: Self-Assessment as a Tool for Student Learning

18 November 2019

This session will address ways that faculty can incorporate self-assessment as one component of student feedback. Effective self-assessment encourages the development of metacognitive skills necessary for higher-order thinking. Faculty, staff,…

Oct. 1, 2019: Bridging Faculty and Student Productivity

3 October 2019

Joli Jensen, the author of “Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics,” will discuss the myths and habits of mind that get in the way of scholarly productivity for both…

Sept. 24, 2019: Fostering Collegial Conversations about Teaching: Reflecting on LTC Programs and Brainstorming Options for the Future

3 October 2019

In addition to the weekly lunches, which are the most visible LTC activities, the LTC also offers an array of other programs to support teaching and learning, including teaching circles,…

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…

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…

Mar. 27, 2018: Engaging Students in Reflection During Internships

29 March 2018

This presentation will describe how the Summer Internship Reflection and Career Readiness Program engages students in reflection. The Program encompasses the preparatory work done by the student before the internship,…

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 30, 2018: Experiences of Students for Whom English is not the First Language

28 February 2018

In this session a panel of Carleton students will discuss how having a home language other than English impacts their academic experiences (especially with writing) and how faculty and staff…

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…

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