- 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
Join us on Thursday, November 3 for Teachers Talking: Research paper deconstruction and gamification. Come hear what happens when rather than assigning a research paper, you allow students to accumulate points throughout the semester by completing small research and writing tasks that could potentially lead to learning about a topic in depth. Discuss the possibilities for applying a similar method to your own classes and assignments. Facilitated by Kyle Chambers (Psychology).
Excellent teaching is serious, scholarly work. In order to support the resources required to address student learning in a scholarly manner, The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is pleased to introduce Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) grants. The initiative provides support for faculty to develop, implement and assess a pedagogical approach intended to address a specific challenge to student learning. For a complete description of the grants, please click 'more'
November Shop Talk
Join us on November 11 at 4:30 pm in the Interpretive Center when Sean Easton will present "Absent Mothers, Absent Fathers: Greek Myth and Maxine Hong Kingston's Woman Warrior."
Join us on Tuesday, November 15 for Teachers Talking Technology: Keeping Track of Sources. Ever try to remember that great website that you saw......somewhere? Ever wish you could get all those pdfs you've saved into a searchable database? or wish you get to those references when you're not at the computer where you saved them? Barbara Fister will share two free tools, Diigo and Zotero, that can help you store and organize references and share them with others if you so choose.
New Faculty Orientation Session
There will be a New Faculty Orientation Session on Thursday, November 17 from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Topic: Navigating departmental relationships, led by Pamela Kittelson. Free lunch at the Three Crowns Buffet, then meet in the St Peter Room
Join us on Tuesday, November 29 as teachers seek to incorporate service learning or community action into their classrooms, they need to recognize that they are forming partnerships with community members and organizations that have their own interests and agendas. Join the 2011-2012 Faculty Fellows Marie Walker, Jim Dontje and Angelique Dwyer as they discuss their community-based learning projects and ways to respond to community partner needs.
As a way to promote and celebrate the professional scholarly, research, and creative accomplishments of the faculty, The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is publishing the third issue of Faculty Achievements. This edition will collect and celebrate the scholarship, research, and creative work presented, published, or awarded to faculty during January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011.Please visit the Kendal Center website to submit your achievements by February 17, 2012.
New Website Feature: Share your ideas & suggestions
Have an idea for Teachers Talking? Suggest future programming? The KCEL website now has a link for faculty and staff to submit ideas, suggestions and provide feedback called Share your ideas & suggestions.
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