We are pleased to announce the schedule for this semester’s Lunchtime Conversation Series. These are conversations on issues related to pedagogy, scholarship, and the intellectual enterprise, open to all and held in the Employee Lounge in the ground floor of Liberal Arts from noon till 1:15 on each date.
Tuesday, September 30:
A discussion of participants’ experiences in the summer 2014 Faculty Resource Network (FRN) at New York University. The FRN sponsors a variety of professional development programs for faculty from over fifty colleges and universities, including Marygrove. This past summer six of our colleagues attended. After the presentations, we will talk about the various opportunities the FRN offers for its members.
Tuesday, October 28:
“Cool Teaching Strategies: Wicked Problems and Social Messies.” A conversation about using creative new teaching strategies to promote student engagement and problem-solving.
Tuesday, November 25:
“Teaching Ethics in the Classroom.” A roundtable conversation on how to integrate teaching ethics into your courses.
As always, refreshments and good conversation are guaranteed. Look for reminders and additional information as the dates draw near.