Teachers Talking

Good Conversation. Free Lunch.


All Teachers Talking sessions are held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. or 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Free lunch at the Three Crowns Buffet, then meet in St. Peter Room.




Thursday, September 17, 2015
Topic: Teaching With Nobel Conference 2015. Join us for a discussion about ways to incorporate this year’s Nobel conference theme of addiction into your classes. This year’s topic is particularly suited to our being a college campus. Presenter: Peg O’Connor

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Presenter: Thia Cooper

 Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Relational learning encourages professor—student relationships that go beyond traditional classroom interactions, such as mentoring, one-on-one coaching, or serving as a confidant. Forming such rich relationships is something colleges like Gustavus publicize as a distinctive learning feature. Relational learning, however, is complex and engenders ethical lines that need to be explored. Join your colleagues for a lively conversation sharing our own experiences with forming those relationships with students and where potential trouble spots might lie.
Presenter: Kathy Lund Dean.

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Digital Humanities-related
Presenter: Glenn Kranking

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Keeping Students Engaged
Presenter: Alisa Rosenthal

Thursday, January 21, 2016        
What does a globally engaged community look like  - Stories of cultural experiences  
co-sponsored by GEC (Global Engagement Committee)                     

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Facilitating Classroom Discussions
Presenter: Leila Brammer 

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Course Makeovers!Are you planning to design a new course, redesign an existing one, or adapt a course that someone else has taught in the past? Would you like to, but the task seems overwhelming? It doesn't have to be (really!). Join us for a brief introduction to a manageable approach to course design, using a tool designed by SERC to get your new or existing course on-track. Although originally designed for instruction in the sciences, SERC has adapted the course design tool to be applicable to any discipline. Come with a blank slate or an existing syllabus and we'll talk about tractable approaches to course (re)design. Presenter: Julie Bartley

Wednesday, April 7, 2016
What does a globally engaged community look like  - Research based evidence  
co-sponsored by GEC (Global Engagement Committee)
Presenter: Deb Pitton

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Digital Humanities-related
Presenter: Denis Crnkovic 


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