April 25, 2017: Joining Forces in Faculty Development: Opportunities Through the ACM

28 April 2017

Time is a precious commodity for faculty, perhaps even more so for new faculty members.  Why would faculty members who juggle teaching, research, governance and work-life balance volunteer time for…

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…

April 4, 2017: Sharing Scholarly Teaching: Reflections on SoTL Success Stories

5 April 2017

Carleton faculty are creative, reflective teachers, who can contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). However, taking the first steps into the SoTL realm can be intimidating. Three…

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…

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…

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…

Oct 27, 2016: Teaching Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key

28 October 2016

Students come to college with widely varying academic skills, approaches to learning, and motivation levels. Although students have the ability to succeed, they often do not have effective learning strategies.…

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…

Sept 20, 2016: How Do People Learn? Using Cognitive Psychology to Improve Education

7 October 2016

When students sit down to study, are they using strategies that lead to long-term, durable learning? Recent research in cognitive psychology has identified several key principles of learning that can…

Sept 15, 2016: Moodle Data, Design & Decisions

5 October 2016

Moodle at Carleton is 10 years old! To celebrate, come hear about the results of the Moodle Evaluation & Needs Assessment project; what you need, what you use, what works…

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