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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.

Student Academic and Wellness Resources

Tuesday, October 20 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Ellen Crabtree, Patty Haddeland, Michael Hampton and Katherine Martin

Representatives from Academic Advising, Learning Support Services, Student Health & Wellness, and Career Development will be present to discuss some of the faculty's most frequently asked questions regarding students' academic and wellness concerns. What would you like to know more about? Please bring some of your own scenarios for discussion.

VP Working Group Recommendations

Thursday, October 22 from 11:45-12:45 in the President's Dining Room
Presented by Sharon Bailey Glasco and Debbi Canepa

This past summer the Vital Past (VP) Working Group completed the first assessment of this LC designation. We will present our findings and recommendations regarding VP learning outcomes in general, 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.

How to prepare students to write LC Exemplars on Taskstream

Thursday, October 29 from 11:45-12:45 in the President's Dining Room
Presented by Debbi Canepa and Martha VanCleave

The future of Teaching and Learning at Linfield

Thursday, November 12 from 11:45-12:45 in the President's Dining Room
Presented by Emily Nye, Jane Wilde and Lige Armstrong

Faculty are invited to brainstorm what they would like to see in a teaching and learning office, including the scope, feasibility, and ultimate shape of such a resource.

The nuts and bolts of planning, proposing and teaching a Jan Term off-campus course

Tuesday, November 17 from 11:45-12:45 in Dillin NW
Presented by Shaik Ismail and Debbi Canepa

Faculty who have previously taught Jan Term off-campus courses will walk you through the mechanics of planning and proposing such a course. We will also discuss “best practices” in leading such a course. The Chair of the Curriculum Committee and the Director of International Programs will be present to talk about proposal deadlines, criteria for course approval, budget parameters and safety/risk considerations.

Campus commitment to diversity: faculty involvement

Thursday, December 3 from 11:45-12:45 in the President's Dining Room
Presented by Dawn Graff-Haight, Shaik Ismail and Sonia Ticas

New members of the Diversity Advisory Committee will give an update on the Committee’s work and plans for the remainder of the year. We also wish to solicit ideas, suggestions and input from the faculty on how thoughtful, critical and productive conversations about diversity can be infused in classroom work and in other venues on our campus.