Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Teachers Talking

Join us on Thursday, November 1st for Teachers Talking. Topic: Deliberation in the Classroom. What does the world need now? Deliberation. Incorporating deliberative processes, including examining multiple perspectives, into class discussion helps students develop more nuanced understandings of issues and results in more inclusive and reasoned decisions.
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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Workshop

A Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Workshop is scheduled for Friday, November 9th from 2:30 pm to 4:15 pm in Mattson 102. Three recent awardees of the SoTL Grant (Becky Fremo, Heidi Meyer, and Amy Vizenor) will discuss their experiences.
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Faculty Shop Talk

Peg O'Connor (Philosophy and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies) will present at Faculty Shop Talk on Friday, November 9. Her talk entitled, "In the Cave: Philosophy and Addiction" will be presented at 4:30 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. Feel free to arrive any time after 4:15 p.m. The abstract for this and future talks may be viewed here.

Teachers Talking Technology

Join us for Teachers Talking Technology on Tuesday, November 13. Program runs 11:30 am and again at 12:30 pm. Free lunch at Three Crowns buffet, meeting in the Heritage Room.

Teachers Talking Writing

Join us for Teachers Talking Writing on Wednesday, November 14. Program runs 11:30 am and again at 12:30 pm. Free lunch at Three Crowns buffet, meeting in the President's Dining Room.

New Faculty Orientation Session

Join us on November 15 for a New Faculty Orientation Session. The topic will be: Dealing with departmental colleagues — a session on successfully navigating inter- and intra-department relationships and politics. Presenter: Sujay Rao. Free lunch at the Three Crowns Buffet, then meet in the St Peter Room, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m
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New Faculty Orientation Session

Join us on November 29 for a New Faculty Orientation Session. The topic will be: Course evaluations — a discussion of effective methods for evaluating teaching. Presenter: Paul Saulnier. Free lunch at the Three Crowns Buffet, then meet in the Presidents Dining Room, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Save the Date! Book Discussion

The Provost Office and the Kendall Center are delighted to invite Gustavus faculty for a discussion with Bruce Gray about his book, Black and Bold. Join us on Wednesday, February 27 in the St Peter Room from 3 to 5:30 pm, wine and cheese will be provided. The Kendall Center has purchased two copies of his book and has put them on reserve at the library for faculty to read. His book is also on sale at the Book Mark.

Teaching, Scholarship, and Service: An Anthology of Faculty Statements

One of the most important and demanding faculty committee assignments at Gustavus Adolphus College is serving on the Personnel Committee. That's why she asked colleagues who have gone through the process in recent years if they would mind sharing their statements, from which this anthology is drawn. click "more"
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Currents in Teaching and Learning

Currents in Teaching and Learning, is putting out a call for submissions. click "more" for further information.
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Seminars at Calvin

IAPCHE International Conference Call for Papers - INTERNATIONALIZING CHRISTIAN HIGHER EDUCATION on MAY 23-25, 2013, PRINCE CONFERENCE CENTER, CALVIN COLLEGE, GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA
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