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Previous Faculty Learning Communities

We Make the Road by Walking

Spring 2018

 

Led by Andria Carpenter

Discussion about the conversation between two lifetime teachers found in the book by Myles Horton, "We Make the Road by Walking".

Strengthening Relationships Across Campus and Beyond

Fall 2017

 

Led by Beverly McAdams

Discussion on race, diversity, and equality in education centered around the book "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria" by Beverly Daniel Tatum.

Algorithms

Fall 2017

 

Led by Charles Rains

Discussion around the presence and centrality of algorithms in everyday life based on the book by Giorgio Ausiello,  "The Power of Algorithms".

Minds on Fire

Fall 2017

 

Led by David Burden

Discussion on role-immersion and gamification within education based on the book Mark C. Carnes, "Minds on Fire".

Effective Practices for Teaching

Spring 2017

 

Led by CIDL

Discussion and examination of Stephen Brookfield's "The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom"

Online Learning

Fall 2016

 

Led by CIDL

Discussion and examination of "Minds Online" by Michelle Miller

Evidence-based Methods for Teaching

Spring 2016

 

Led by CIDL

Discussion and examination of "How Learning Works" (Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, and Norman)