Category: Book Groups

Upcoming Teaching Center Events and Opportunities

I’m writing today with the final blog post of the 2018-2019 academic year. The blog will be taking a break until August, but don’t hesitate to contact us in the meantime with any questions, comments, or suggestions. Below are some reminders of upcoming Teaching Center events and opportunities. If you want to arrange for a …

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Summer Reading Groups

The Teaching Center invites Belmont faculty to join a Summer 2019 Reading Group! To sign up for a group, reply to teachingcenter@belmont.edu with the title(s) of the book(s) you are interested in reading.  You are welcome to sign up for more than one group.  Please reply by Tuesday, April 16th so that we have adequate time to determine which books have sufficient interest …

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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, over 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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Recently at the Teaching Center…

On April 12th, the Teaching Center hosted its final lunch discussion of the 2017-18 school year. The luncheon, “Celebrating Effective Teaching: Applying Teaching and Learning Ideas in the Classroom”, examined interesting and innovative teaching ideas that faculty members explored over the last year.  Attendees heard from eight faculty members who implemented ideas from one of …

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Book Groups at Belmont

The Teaching Center at Belmont provides a number of opportunities for faculty to come together to read and reflect on books related to teaching and learning. Specifically, the Teaching Center organizes three types of reading groups: Belmont Applied Teaching and Learning (BeATLe) book groups, reflective book groups, and summer reading groups. BeATLe groups are encouraged …

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