Month: December 2017

Resource of the Month

This month’s resource, Using a Teaching Philosophy Statement as a Professional Development Tool for Teaching Candidates, is found in the International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. According to its website, the journal, published by the Centers for Teaching & Technology at Georgia Southern University, “is an international forum for research and information …

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First Year Faculty Thoughts

Amy Bryson Smith, J.D. Assistant Professor of Music Business B.B.A., Business Management, Belmont College B.S., Education, Belmont University J.D., Nashville School of Law It seems just like last week that I was running around the campus of Belmont College as a full-time student. Yes, we were a college until 1991. So much has changed since …

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Faculty Reflections

Memories of the Lilly Teaching Conference Shape My Career Development By Pete Giordano Professor, Psychological Science I never thought I would be a college professor. Early on, I was not even sure I would get my bachelor’s degree.  Neither of my parents have a college degree, and one of my older brothers had flunked out …

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