CIE is offering two learning opportunities for faculty on Jan. 11. Helping Your Students Read the Textbook Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:00-10:45 in SH 204. The first session led by Nancy Gray and Kristen Salathiel will be a practical, hands-on workshop focused on specific ways you can help students effectively read–and learn from–your textbook. Bring the textbook… Continue Reading Two Mini-PD Opportunities in January
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If you aren’t closely involved with a college student who is far from home, that might seem like a funny topic for a teaching blog. However, that’s not a rhetorical question. Semester after semester, I have my students create a blog. Their first entry includes a short bio and video sharing something they love to… Continue Reading Have you Facetimed your pet lately?
Driving to work and my mind is full with a running list of worries of ‘what if’s.’ It’s my second time around of doing a ‘three-way cross-disciplinary experiential project’ of participating in the National Homeless and Hunger Awareness Project. I am concerned about all the busyness of the project such as deadlines, the grading, and… Continue Reading HH2 Awareness Project
Teaching in higher ed, there are many times when we add requirements or resources to our class, only to wonder later if they are beneficial to the students. Below are some conversations with a freshman that echo my experiences with students over the last few years as they adjust to college expectations. On leaving room… Continue Reading Three takeaways from requirements and resources to promote persistence
I recently returned from a conference where the biggest takeaway had to do with the thoughts from several Fortune 500 CEO’s. The topic had to do with engaging senior leadership in organizational design and idea flow but became more about establishing enthusiasm for what you do every day. Many PD topics deal with how to… Continue Reading Begin with Purpose