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 23, 2021: The Teaching Toolbox Best Practices for Supporting Students in Carleton’s Larger Classes

28 April 2021

Many of the teaching techniques demonstrated to support a diverse community of learners in small classes (e.g., connecting with students personally, seeing students as individuals) can be difficult to adapt…

Feb 16, 2021: What Does Learning Sound Like?

28 April 2021

This experimental “mini book group” addresses how teachers and students can help create a classroom atmosphere that generates fruitful discussions. In preparation, participants will read Chapter 7, “What Does Learning…

Feb 9, 2021: Fostering Academic Honesty in an Online Setting

28 April 2021

As we continue to navigate online teaching, academic honesty violations are ticking up.  Concerns about “getting the right answer,” the ease of looking things up, and the difficulty of proctoring…

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…

January 26, 2021: Well-being on Campus

26 March 2021

How can we help all students thrive at Carleton, especially given the unprecedented mental health challenges students are experiencing? Can we promote students’ well-being through our courses and our advising practices…

January 19, 2021: Gather.Town

20 January 2021

Gather Town, a new online platform described by some as a cross between Zoom and Pac-Man, allows for dynamic virtual interaction between participants. This session will present an array of…

Winter Conference 2020: Enhancing Student Experience through Innovation in Online Presentation

11 December 2020

Are there ways of improving your students’ experience of online learning?  Hear from colleagues about ways of enhancing your online presence that push beyond the basics to support student engagement…

Winter Conference 2020: Teaching Data Visualization

11 December 2020

Having students include graphs, maps, and other charts in their homework or final projects is an engaging way to view content from another perspective, synthesize content or research findings, and…

Winter Conference 2020: Visual Syllabi and Other Roadmaps to Student Engagement and Success

11 December 2020

Students sometimes have difficulties connecting daily assignments and lessons to the overall picture of the course.  A visual representation of the course can help with making the connections clearer, giving…

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