- March 2: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - AquÃ y allÃ¡/Here and There with director Antonio MÃ©ndez Esparza
- March 5: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 6: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 9: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Pelo malo/Bad Hair
- March 10: Teachers Talking Writing
- March 11: Faculty Publication Tea
- March 12: Teachers Talking
- March 16: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - La sombra azul/The Blue Shadow with director Sergio Schmucler
- March 19: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 20: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- March 23: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Last Screening: Wilaya
- March 24: Teachers Talking
- April 9: Teachers Talking
- April 10: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 11: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- April 16: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 22: New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Social (tenure-track only)
- April 24: Faculty Shop Talk
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Sean Cobb, Technology — x6085
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Leila Brammer, Research, Scholarship, and Creativity — x6190
- Deb Pitton, Global and Cultural Engagement — x7456
- Thia Cooper, Interim Diversity and Inclusive Excellence — x6296
- Cathy Blaukat — x6227
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is located in Beck Hall, Room 103
A New Faculty Orientation Session will be held Thursday, December 3, from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. The topic will be course evaluations led by Paul Saulnier. We will be meeting at Old Main, Room 6 (basement) and pizza will be delivered for lunch.
Special Teachers Talking/New Faculty Orientation Session
Topic: Interdisciplinary Programs: What are they? How do they work? How can you get involved? Faculty involved with a variety of programs will be available to discuss their experiences in working at the intersections and contributing to the curriculum beyond their department. Program runs Thursday, December 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Free lunch. Good conversation.
SoTL lunch meetings for participants
Thinking about using inquiry-based learning as a pedagogical approach? Wondering how to incorporate inquiry-based learning into your classroom? Not sure what inquiry-based learning even is? Ponder these questions at our next SoTL Working Lunch on Friday, December 11 at 11:30 a.m. Barbara Kaiser and Jon Grinnell will share how they have used inquiry-based learning in their classrooms. Sign in at the buffet and join us in the St. Peter Room for a lively and informative conversation.
Faculty Achievements Publication
As we did two years ago, the Kendall Center will be putting together a publication listing faculty achievements for 2008 & 2009. If you want to get started, information, examples, and a form can be found on the Kendall Center website. Please make the editors happy, earn good Karma, and follow the style guide included there.
The Kendall Center will be sponsoring a faculty workshop on students and alcohol led by Peg O'Connor and Janet DeMars. We also will fund up to three reading groups during the month of January. Teachers Talking Shop - In January, our Teachers Talking luncheon will get back to basics. Our topic will be "What Works, What Needs Work." Please click "more" for further information and details.
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