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Faculty Teaching and Learning Lunches

Hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs

Meridith Symons will have lunch tickets available for you to pick up in advance, and you may choose what you'd like to eat in Dillin. You may use the meal ticket before or after the presentation, but you might want to arrive a little early to get through Dillin lines prior to the meeting.

Applying for Faculty Development and Collaborative Research Grants

Thursday, February 11 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by the Faculty Development Subcommittee and Tanya Tompkins, IRB Chair
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Faculty development subcommittee members and an IRB member will:

  1. Familiarize participants with the Faculty Development Grants and Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Grant applications and the process by which the subcommittee recommends funding to the dean’s office;
  2. Encourage faculty to define project plans and discuss their projects with colleagues;
  3. Help determine if the faculty member should pursue an IRB application; and 
  4. Help applicants to understand their role in presenting a convincing proposal to the committee.

Planning for PLACE 2016-17

Tuesday, February 23 from 11:45-12:45 in the President's Dining Room
Presented by Susan Currie Sivek and Jennifer Heath
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Wondering what's in store for PLACE next year and how you might fit in? Attend this FTLL to learn more about next year's theme, the common reading, and opportunities to connect your teaching and interests to the program's activities. Susan Currie Sivek and Jennifer Heath will facilitate discussion.

Vital Past (VP) Working Group Recommendations

Thursday, February 25 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Sharon Bailey Glasco and Debbi Canepa
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This past summer the Vital Past (VP) Working Group completed the second round of assessment of this LC designation including assessment of the upper-division VP submissions. We will present our findings and recommendations regarding VP exemplar submissions, uploading exemplars via Taskstream in particular, and assessment as an iterative process. This discussion should be particularly interesting and relevant to faculty who have taught or plan to teach VP courses, but is open to anyone interested in LC assessment. Please join us to discuss the findings.

Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Working Group Recommendations

Thursday, March 10 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Martha VanCleave and Debbi Canepa
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This past summer the Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Working Group completed the second round of assessment of this LC designation including assessment of the upper-division QR submissions. We will present our findings and recommendations regarding QR exemplar submissions, uploading exemplars via Taskstream in particular, and assessment as an iterative process. This discussion should be particularly interesting and relevant to faculty who have taught or plan to teach QR courses, but is open to anyone interested in LC assessment. Please join us to discuss the findings.

First-Year and Transfer Student Needs

Tuesday, March 15 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Charlotte Goddard
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“Is This Something We Can Do?”: Exploring the Possibilities of Instructor-Librarian Collaboration

Thursday, April 14 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Kena Avila and Patrick Wohlmut
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Kena and Patrick will talk about their process of collaboration in Kena’s Education 302 class last semester: how it worked and how well, different contexts of instructor-librarian collaboration, and how they would change and improve their collaboration in the future. They will also solicit discussion and input about other faculty members’ past collaborations with faculty librarians, for the purpose of generating ideas and recommendations for teaching faculty engaging in future instructor-librarian collaboration.

Blended Learning: Where in-class and on-line meet

Tuesday, April 19 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Emily Nye and Jane Wilde
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This session will take a brief look at the theory and practice of blending online with class time, followed by sharing of experience and action steps.

Integrating Sustainability

Thursday, April 28 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Duncan Reid
RSVP

At the end of Spring semester a group of faculty gathers to learn about integrating sustainability more fully into their courses and across the curriculum. Over the past two years, a Faculty Sustainability Learning  Community has emerged and initiated a process to inventory the course catalog to determine which existing courses are potentially sustainability related or focused. Join this multi-disciplinary group of your peers to learn about the process of integrating sustainability into their respective courses and the development of the sustainability catalog inventory. First 10 attendees will receive $25 in McMinnville Downtown Dollars.

Teaching INQS in Jan Term

Thursday, May 12 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by David Sumner
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