Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

January 25th Teachers Talking - Faculty Work

Changing Conceptions of Faculty Work will be the topic of January's Teachers Talking. Join colleagues for a free lunch and conversation on Thursday, January 25th. Teachers Talking will be held in the St Peter Room from 11:30 am to 12:20 pm or at 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm. (Sign in at the buffet)

Chili Cook-Off and Beer Tasting!

Mark your calendars! Our office will once again be sponsoring the Chili Cook-Off. It will be held Friday, February 9th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Interpretive Center. Cook up a big pot of your favorite chili, enough to share. Schell's Brewery has graciously agreed to provide the beer, we'll have chili fixin's and non alcoholic beverages too. Watch for more details to come.

The ELCA Vocation and Education Conference - call for papers

Faculty are invited to participate in the second symposium of Partners of Education Progress, focused on "Globalization and Social Responsibility: The Role of the Lutheran University". Faculty interested in submitting an abstract should do so no later than January 12, 2006.

February 13th and 15th Teachers Talking

Join Mark Anderson from Admissions for a wine and appetizers Teachers Talking on Tuesday, February 13th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the St Peter Room. If you can't attend that date/time, join us for a free lunch on Thursday, February 15th. Teachers Talking will be held in the St Peter Room from either 11:30 am to 12:20 pm or at 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm.

February 16-17 Collaboration Conference on Global Learning

The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching & Learning conference, "Transforming Student Learning for a Global Society," will be held on February 16-17, 2007.

Faculty Resource Network - Summer at NYU

Faculty may apply for weeklong seminars (free of charge to those who are accepted) at New York University on a wide variety of topics including American Indian perspectives on US history to education for civic engagement.

Leadership Scholarship from the Women of the ELCA

The Women of the ELCA are offering scholarships to assist Lutheran women in various phases of their academic lives, specifically the Leadership Scholarship for Senior Women Faculty or Staff at Lutheran Colleges and Seminars.

New Book Available - Rethinking Faculty Work

The Faculty Development Resource Center has acquired a new book available for loan. Rethinking Faculty Work: Higher Education's Strategic Imperative by Gappa, Austin and Trice.

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