Month: March 2017

First Year Faculty Thoughts

      Michelle Corvette, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Art – Painting BFA Painting & Drawing, University of Tennessee MFA Interdisciplinary Art, New York University PhD Educational Psychology, University of Tennessee PhD Visual Art Research, University of London, Goldsmiths On the first day of classes I promised students that I would help increase their creativity …

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Recently at the Teaching Center…

Academic Rigor and Student Success Lunch Discussion Professor John M. Braxton of the Higher Education Leadership and Policy Program at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University led a discussion on the role that course examination questions play in the process of student persistence in private residential colleges and universities.  His analysis utilized a sample of 408 first-time, …

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Upcoming Events for March

Lunch Discussion: Tuesday, March 14 Many Roads Lead to SoTL  11:30 am – 1:00 pm Massey Boardroom Mini-Workshop: Wednesday, March 22 Postsecondary Inclusive Education 12:00-1:00 pm Johnson 327 Coffee Conversation: Thursday, , March 16 Helping Our Students Cope with Stress and Improve Their Self-Efficacy Dr. Caroline Gaither, College of Pharmacy Scholar-in-Residence 3:30-4:30 pm McWhorter 308

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