Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Teachers Talking

Teachers Talking will be held on Thursday, November 10th from 11:30 to 12:30 and again from 12:30 to 1:30 in the Three Crowns Buffet. Topic: Academic Planning.

New Faculty Orientation Session

The Monthly Orientation Session for new faculty will be held on Thursday, November 3rd from 8:00 am to 8:50 am in the Faculty/Staff Lounge. Topic: Tenure and Promotion criteria.

Community Conversations

Three topics have been developed for Community Conversations: Parent Involvement - Partners, Not Enemies, Who Are Those Students Sitting in Front of Us? Changing Realities in the Classroom, and Advising - More Than Approval for Registration. We hope you can join us for one or all of the sessions.

AIRFARE Charges for Faculty Travel

Effective December 1, 2005 the account at Hometown Travel will be be closed. You will no longer be able to charge your airfare using the Faculty Development account number.

New Resource Books Available

The Faculty Development Resource Center has five new resource books available. Please stop by the office and check them out or send an email to cblaukat and request the book(s) you would like and they can be sent through campus mail.

Syllabi and Course Evaluation Collection Book Available

At New Faculty Orientation, a Syllabi and Course Evaluation Collection booklet was given out. It contains examples of syllabi and cousre evaluations used by Gustavus faculty members. If you would be interested in having a copy, please email me at cblaukat and I will get one to you. We would also like to take this opportunity to say thanks to those faculty who agreed to have their course syllabi and evaluations included.

About the newsletter

This is an e-mail newsletter from the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. If you prefer not to receive future issues of this newsletter, please send an e-mail to cblaukat@gustavus.edu with your e-mail address and name.