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Educational Resource Symposium: On Friday, April 27 from 11am-12:30pm in 1965 room, Renee Ettinger (Assistant Director, Cofrin Library), Luke Konkol (Instructional Technologist, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning), and Mitchell Scott (Collection Management Librarian, Saint Norbert College) will facilitate a discussion of how campuses across the U.S. are working to provide affordable course materials to…

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The 2018-19 Teaching and Learning Community will explore transparency in teaching and learning. Fellows will engage with scholarly research on the impact of transparency in course, outcome, and assignment design and consider how incorporating a transparent framework may promote equity in student learning and success. Fellows will make revisions to one course throughout the year…

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Leaders in this book discussion will take up Alexander Astin’s theory that “college’s obsession with smartness shortchanges students, which widens inequities.” This discussion will be held Nov. 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Vista Room (MAC Hall 301). A limited number of copies of the book can be borrowed by contacting Stacie Christian…

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We will be hosting an open forum on November 21st from 3-4:30 in Phoenix B to share the themes compiled from the Tia Brown McNair workshop the University held in late August. This open forum will be a chance to develop action plans and partnerships between faculty and staff to allow us to become a…

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Collaborative learning occurs at many scales, from quick discussion prompts to semester-long projects. Talk through readings that explore the nuances of collaborative learning with your colleagues at this reading group. Together these two readings help us understand different types of collaborative learning and the strengths of each. Barkley, E. and Cross, Patricia. (2014). Collaborative Learning…

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This first series of readings asks instructors to consider how we move beyond seeing digital devices as distractions, and to question whether or not students who are supposedly “digital natives” know how to engage their devices to enhance learning. This informal discussion will be followed by a workshop designed to help instructors find ways to…

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