Category: Recent Events

Recently at the Teaching Center…

 Christie Kleinmann Named Assistant Director for 2019-2020 Christie Kleinmann, Associate Professor of Public Relations, will serve as the Teaching Center Assistant Director for 2019-20.  Christie has been very involved in Teaching Center programs during her time at Belmont, including active participation in recent Teaching Center August and May workshops, reading groups, and lunch discussions.  She brings strong communication skills to …

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Recently at the Teaching Center…

February Lunch Discussions Embedding Career Readiness in the Classroom Belmont University aspires to be a premier teaching university, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.  We know that 94% of Belmont’s graduates are employed or pursing graduate school within six months of employment—but are they …

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Recently at the Teaching Center…

A World of Possibilities: Curriculum Elements and Opportunities from Around the Globe As part of Belmont’s Diversity Week, the Teaching Center hosted a lunch discussion focusing on teaching and learning experiences and approaches from around the world. Attendees heard from Belmont faculty members who have extended beyond Western ideas and frameworks to enrich their students’ learning. …

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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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Recently at the Teaching Center…

Short-term Study Abroad Programs: An Introduction to Teaching on the Road from Faculty Leaders Lunch Discussion Presenters (left to right):  Thandi Dinani, Alison Parker, Nathan Webb, and Mimi Bernard Creating a Maymester or summer study abroad program is one way that a faculty member can internationalize the curriculum and take learning outside of the classroom.  For this …

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