Category: Lunch Discussion

MLK Week Lunch Discussion Reflections

Teaching Center Luncheon Dr. Marla Frederick, Professor of African and African American Studies and the Study of Religion, Harvard University   “Between Racial Reconciliation and Social Justice: The Challenge of Contemporary Christianity”   On Wednesday, January 18, as part of MLK Week at Belmont, Dr. Marla Frederick led a Teaching Center lunch discussion for an engaged …

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SoTL and GenEd Addressed at Lunch Discussion

On April 21st, for its final lunch discussion of the 2014-2015 academic year, the Belmont Teaching Center hosted several faculty members from a variety of disciplines, each of them addressing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) they have developed in direct connection to their general-education teaching.  Charmion Gustke (English) discussed her work connected to First Year …

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Lunch Discussion Addresses Writing In The Classroom

One reason many teachers encourage students to write is because the activity promotes deeper, more rigorous learning.  With writing assignments, students often must grapple with their own ideas, connect them to the ideas of others, and forge associative links across different pools of knowledge. As such, well-designed writing assignments can promote student engagement and student …

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