Author: Nathan Webb

Resource of the Month

October’s resource, Participatory Pedagogy: Oral History in the Service-Learning Classroom, is found in the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. The article, written by Elena Foulis , describes how using oral history as a pedagogical tool in service-learning courses can provide an opportunity for students, faculty, and community stakeholders to engage in participatory pedagogy. …

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Get to Know First-Year Faculty

Jane Gilliland Dalton, J.D. Associate Professor of Legal Practice BA, Political Science, University of Kansas MA, Latin American Studies, University of Kansas JD, Georgetown University Law Center LLM, University of Virginia School of Law What is your educational/professional background? I served in the U.S. Navy for 28 years, first as a line officer on ships …

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Faculty Reflections

It Started With a Book By Lina Sheahan, Music Librarian I am a librarian, I am a musician, I am not an avid reader.  Surprising, I know, but it is also something I am trying to remedy, which is why I decided to participate in one of the Teaching Center’s summer reading groups.  I chose …

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Faculty Reflections

Please enjoy the following reflection from Dr. Ryan Fox, Assistant Professor of Math and Education. Also, don’t forget the deadline for full-time faculty to submit a Teaching Center travel grant application for upcoming teaching-related conferences and workshops is 4:00pm on September 11. The Good Times Are Rolling On: Reflections Following a Mathematics Education Conference This …

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Fall 2018 Events and Deadlines

So you can plan accordingly, you will find a list of upcoming Teaching Center events and deadlines below. The Teaching Center will email invitations and reminders for individual events and opportunities. Lunch Discussions Wednesday, September 5 Voting and Elections: Engaging Our Students 12:00 – 1:30pm Massey Boardroom Thursday, September 20 Nikki Giovanni’s Life and Writing: …

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Welcome Back

Greetings from the Teaching Center! We hope that summer provided you with plenty of opportunities for rest and rejuvenation. Since our last blog post, the Teaching Center has been busy. For example, ever the summer, almost 70 faculty and staff participated in 10 different reading groups. We also welcomed 24 first-year faculty and four faculty …

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