German Summer Research Circle

19 September 2022

This past summer, the German faculty applied for summer research circle funding to support each other in projects related to both teaching and research (and the connections between them). In this post, they share the specific gains made on individual projects and course design and the broader benefits they found in the collaborative process.

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Summer Reading Groups ’22: A Report from Classics

14 September 2022

Three members of the Classics department (Jake Morton, Clara Hardy, Chico Zimmerman) met on three occasions this summer to discuss the following readings: Joseph Henrich, Steve J. Heine, and Ara…

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Collaborative groups and online annotations

26 June 2020

In our ongoing series of posts about what worked well in spring term, Susan Jaret McKinstry (English) shares how she used collaborative groups to do annotations of both text and…

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A glimpse into a teaching circle

31 January 2020

Kim Huynh (Chemistry), Andrea Mazzariello (Music), Ryan Terrien (Physics & Astronomy), and Paul Petzschmann (European Studies) participated in a teaching circle this past fall. They created a podcast that provides a glimpse into their experience.

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Connecting with Art Exhibitions and Artist Residencies Across the Curriculum

25 November 2019

The November 12th LTC session provided some excellent examples of how faculty can make use of exhibitions or artist residencies to bring new dimensions of teaching and learning to their…

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Teaching circle reflections on student participation

13 November 2017

Kristin Bloomer (Religion), Anita Chikkatur (Educational Studies), and Anna Rafferty (Computer Science) participated in a teaching circle last spring. Here Kristin, Anita, and Anna provide a glimpse into their experience…

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