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Fall 2014 Book Clubs

Title:  New Freshmen Seminar Learning Community

Discussion Leader:  Thad Meeks (Psychology)

Book:  Teaching First-Year College Students by Erickson, B. L., Peters, C. B., & Strommer, D. W. (2006)

Dates:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014

             Wednesday, October 15, 2014

             Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Times:  2:00 - 3:00 PM

Location:  Lovejoy Library: Technical Services Conference Room (LL0042A) in the basement of the Library

Participants:  First 9 participants

Register Here.

Title: Teaching Naked

Discussion Leader:  Nicole Aydt Klein (Health Education) OR Cathy Santanello (Pharmacy)

Book: Teaching Naked:  How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning by Josḗ Antonio Bowen (2012)

Dates:  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (Group 1 only)

             Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (Group 2 only)

             Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (Both Groups)

             Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (Both Groups)

Times:  3:00 - 4:00 PM (Both Groups)

Location:  Lovejoy Library: Large 2nd Floor Conference Room (LL2017) (Group 1 only)

                 University Club, Morris University Center (Group 2 only)

Participants:  CLOSED.  Thank you for registering!


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Faculty Writing Groups:

More information to be finalized at a later date.

For more information on the following faculty writing groups:

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 - Click Here

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 - Click Here


Spring 2015 Book Clubs

Title:  Graduate Student Advising

Discussion Leader:  Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award Winners

Book:  The Graduate Advisor Handbook:  A Student-Centered Approach by Bruce M. Shore (2014)

Dates:  TBD

Times:  TBD

Location:  TBD

Participants:  TBD

Registration Not Yet Open!

Title: Teaching Unprepared Students

Discussion Leader:  Bryan Duckham (Social Work)

Book: Teaching Unprepared Students:  Strategies for Promoting Success and Retention in Higher Education by Kathleen F. Gabriel (2008)

Dates:  TBD

Times:  TBD

Location:  TBD

Participants:  TBD

Registration Not Yet Open!

Contact Dr. Lynn Bartels for more information

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