- March 13: Teachers Talking Technology
- March 14: Multiple Strategies for Multi-lingual Writers Workshop
- March 14: Reacting to the Past Regional Conference
- March 18: Teachers Talking
- March 20: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 21: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 22: Faculty Writing Retreat
- March 22: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 7: Majors/Minors Fair
- April 11: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 15: Teachers Talking Technology
- April 15: Showcase for Community-Engaged Scholarship
- April 16: Teachers Talking Writing
- April 17: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 23: Teachers Talking
- April 23: New Faculty Mentor Mentee Social
- April 25: Faculty Shop Talk
- May 2: Celebration of Creative Inquiry
- May 8: New Faculty Orientation Session
- May 10: Faculty Writing Retreat
- May 10: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Kyle Chambers, Faculty Associate for Technology — x7063
- Kate Keller, Faculty Associate for Evidence-Based Learning — x7432
- Tom Huber, Undergraduate Research — x7036
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- 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
Teachers Talking - identifying mental health issues
Join Stacey Gerken from the Advising and Counseling Center on March 4, for a discussion about and what to do. Program runs from 11:30 to 12:20 and again at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the St. Peter Room. Free lunch. Good conversation.
Join Writing Center Director Rebecca Fremo and members of the Writing Center staff on Tuesday, March 9 as they discuss the challenges of creating good writing assignments. The tutors will offer their perspectives based on their experiences helping students decipher their professors' writing prompts, and we'll talk about the elements that make a writing assignment both clear and challenging for students. click "more"
New Faculty Orientation Session - Advising
There will be a New Faculty Orientation Session on Thursday, March 11. Topic: Curriculum (Steve Mellema) and Academic Advising (Julie Johnson). Program runs from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. on the St. Peter Room.
Teachers Talking - accommodations for mental health issues
Join Laura Bickett from Disability Services on March 18, for a discussion on accommodations for mental health issues. Program runs from 11:30 to 12:20 and again at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the St. Peter Room. Free lunch. Good conversation.
The Celebration of Creative Inquiry is a campus-wide forum to publicly share the creative inquiry of students from Gustavus. Abstracts are due March 19. The Celebration will be held on the evening of Friday, April 30 and will feature student poster presentations. All students who wish to participate must select a faculty sponsor who has worked with them on their project and/or has the expertise to evaluate the project. click "more"
Using podcasts? Me? In my classroom? Never! Well, think again! Interest in podcasting at Gustavus has exploded this past year among faculty and students alike. Come hear Heidi Meyer and Joyce Aarsvold discuss how the Nursing Department, as well as other departments, are currently using this available technology in teaching, research and
student learning. Potential uses of this available technology for future courses will be discussed as well. click "more"
New Faculty Orientation Session - Faculty Governance
There will be a New Faculty Orientation Session on Thursday, March 25. Alisa Rosenthal, Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate, will talk with you about how faculty governance works at Gustavus. She'll also go over the committees at Gustavus, how the election or appointment process works, and suggests ways for you to be involved. Program runs from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. on the St. Peter Room.
"Preparing for the Post-Course Era" audio conference
Slides and audiotape from the "Preparing for the Post-Course Era" audio conference presented by Randy Bass of Georgetown University on Tuesday are available on the Kendal Center website.
Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to announce the availability of free, hands-on, technology training sessions for faculty and staff. These training sessions will be in small groups held in the Olin Technology Classroom (Room 124B) beginning at 9:00 am and lasting about an hour. They are aimed at all different skill levels so all are welcome. Our goal is to make you feel more comfortable using technology, software and other online resources. click "more" for topics and dates.
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