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Teaching Center Events Fall 2017

Lunch Discussions

Thursday, September 7

Promising Practices of Academic Service-Learning as a High Impact Educational Practice
11:30am – 1:00pm
Massey Boardroom
Cosponsor with Office of Service-Learning


Tuesday, September 19

The World Beyond Your Head 
11:30am - 1:00pm
4th Floor, Inman
Cosponsor with Office of General Education


Wednesday, October 4

Non-Western Curriculum Elements and Opportunities
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Massey Boardroom


Monday, November 13

Teaching and Reflective Practices
11:30am – 1:00pm
Massey Boardroom


Workshops and Retreats

Teaching Center Workshops
Led by Saundra McGuire
August 14, 15, 2017
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Ayers (JAAC) - 4th floor

Student Learning, Motivation and Mentoring: Metacognition is the Key!

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Friday, October 20
Johnson Center 327


Circle of Trust Retreats
Facilitated by Judy Skeen

Hold the dates for Spring and Summer 2018
Thursday, Jan 4   10:00am-2:00pm
Thursday, May 10   3:00pm-8:00pm
July 2018
Date TBD



Save the Dates: Teaching Center Workshops

January 3 OR 4, 2018
May 8/9, 2018
August 13/14, 2018

Reading Groups

The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction by Matthew Crawford (FYS Common Speaker)
Tuesdays at 8:00 or 3:30
9/5, 9/12 and 9/19

Fridays at 10:00 or Noon
9/8, 9/15 and 9/22


Belmont Applied Teaching and Learning
(BeATLe) Groups


Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation


New Faculty Seminars

Friday 2:00-3:00 pm

August 25
September 8
September 22
October 6
October 27
November 10


Other Dates of Note:

Formative Reviews for Spring 2017: September 19 through October 5Watch for an email in early September.
Deadline for Fall 2017 Teaching Center Travel Grants: Tuesday, September 12 @ 4:00pm
Formative Reviews for SPring 2018: February 6-22
Deadline for Spring 2018 Teaching Center Travel Grants: Tuesday, February 13 @ 4:00pm
Teaching Center Team: Mike Pinter 460-6044, Nathan Webb 460-6595, Nanci Alsup 460-5423
Location: Second floor of Lila D. Bunch Library, Rooms 207/208