Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Teachers Talking - Dr. Mark Edmundson

Join us on Thursday, November 2nd from 12:30 to 1:20 in the Heritage Room for lunch. Join Lefler Lecturer Dr. Mark Edmundson for a discussion of the role and place of reading in higher education. An excerpt from "Why Read" and article.

Teachers Talking - International Education at Gustavus, Focus on the Future

There will be an overview of the opportunities and challenges in the areas of (1)International Students and Scholars, (2)on-campus efforts for students, faculty, staff and administration, (3)Proposals to centralize all off-campus study programs, (4)Presentation of a new budget model for financing off-campus study and, (5) Changes in the Office of International Education to support the campus-wide initiatives.

The ELCA/Partners article

This link is to an interesting article on faculty work from The ELCA/Partners.

The ELCA Vocation and Education Conference

The ELCA Vocation and Education will hold its second symposium of Partners for Educational Progress: An alliance between the colleges, universities and seminaries of the ELCA and Tumaini University of the ELCT in Tanzania. "Globalization and Social Responsibility: The Role of the Lutheran University" will be held on April 20 - 27, 2007 at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.

Assessing Student Learning - two more books available

The Faculty Developmnet Resource Center has two more books available for loan - Assessing Student Learning: A common sense guide by Linda Suskie. Please email cblaukat@gac if you'd like to check-out this resource book.

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.