Category: Faculty

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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Teaching Center Endowment for Faculty Support

In commemoration of the Teaching Center’s 25th Anniversary, a new Teaching Center endowment fund has been established.  During Bruins4Bruins, an annual promotion to encourage members of the Belmont community (alumni, parents, faculty and staff) to support the University and future students, Belmont is highlighting this new fund. Belmont will match, dollar for dollar, gifts of …

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Recently at the Teaching Center…

Teaching Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary On April 1, the Teaching Center hosted its final lunch discussion of the spring semester. Faculty and staff gathered to celebrate 25 years of the Teaching Center at Belmont University. At the luncheon, former Teaching Center directors offered comments regarding the role of the Teaching Center on campus during their …

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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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Get to Know First-Year Faculty

Christopher Born, PhD Assistant Professor of Japanese and Asian Studies BA, Valparaiso University MA, Washington University PhD, Washington University What is your educational/professional background? My love of learning foreign languages began at age five, when my mother gave me some audiobooks and learning tapes in French. I began studying German from age 8-15. Despite being …

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Recently at the Teaching Center…

Guest Presenter: Charles Robinson On January 22 the Teaching Center partnered with the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee to host its first lunch discussion of Spring 2019. Guest presenter, Charles Robinson, spoke on “A Native American Perspective on Inclusion for our Classrooms.” Charles spoke to attendees about gaining a more inclusive understanding of tribal culture …

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