The Center for Teaching, Research & Learning sponsors two-three conversational lunches per semester focused on topics of special interest to Faculty. Past Noontime Conversations have included training on Endnote Bibliographic Software, Making Your Own Film as a Learning Tool, and Doing Justice to Ethics in the Classroom. If you have a particular issue you would like to share with faculty in this venue, please contact Anna Olsson, at x6077.
"Student Voices on AU Curriculum"
Wednesday, October 15, 2014: 12:00-1:30 pm (MGC 5)
"Doing the Reading: Is the Cost of Textbooks a Factor?"
Thursday, November 13, 2014: 12:00-1:30 pm (MGC 5)
Previous Noontime Conversation Topics:
- "Ways To Help Students Improve Their Writing Skills"
- "eBooks in Higher Education: Reading Between the Lines"
- "Learning and the Brain: Cognitive Processes that Underlie Learning" with Daniel Willingham
- "Out of Print" Film by Vivienne Roumani
- "Where's Professor Waldo in the Lands of MOOCs"
- "Connecting the Dots: Aligning Course Content in Undergraduate Curriculum"
- "Teaching with Research"
- "Student Voices: Lessons from Student Survey Data"
- "Another Student Recommendation??*!?"
- "The Art of Teaching - Perils and Pleasures of Pedagogical Interdisciplinarity"
- "Beyond SETs: Continuing the Conversation"
- "Beyond SETs: Brainstorming the Possibilities"
- “Teaching with Research”
- “Can’t Get to Campus? How to Keep Your Class Going Anyway”
- “Food for Thought - Using Gastronomy as an Incentive to Learn”
- “Face time with the Teaching Coach: Tips and Tricks for Better Teaching”
- Valentine's Luncheon: Researching Teaching and Teaching Research"
- "How to Quantify Great Ideas"
- “Facebook Startup - New Classroom Tools”
- "Measures of Good Teaching"
- "Evaluating Capstones, Comps and Significant Research Papers"
- “Greening the Classroom”
See CTRL's Events Calendar for more details on all events.
Audio & video files of previous Noontime Conversations are available on iTunes U.