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5 Mar, 2020

Writing the World

By |2020-08-20T22:22:51+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Writing the World This webinar explores how a student-managed daily writing practice, within and beyond the classroom, transforms teaching and learning in composition and literature classes. Learn how daily writing can help students write across disciplines, polish critical and creative thinking, become empowered, and live with more intention. Learning Outcomes: Learn the value [...]

20 Feb, 2020

Dante Meets Einstein at Café Paradiso: Renewing the Vows Between Humanities and Science

By |2020-08-20T22:24:27+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Dante Meets Einstein at Café Paradiso: Renewing the Vows Between Humanities and Science Dante’s narrative poem The Divine Comedy and Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity were both inspired by the octagonal mosaic ceiling of the Baptistry of Saint John in Florence, Italy. Gazing upward, both Einstein and Dante realized the same beauty in two different [...]

31 Jan, 2020

White Privilege: What is It Really? How Can It Be Used to Help Others Who Lack That Privilege?

By |2020-08-20T22:27:51+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

White Privilege: What is It Really? How Can It Be Used to Help Others Who Lack That Privilege? In this webinar, Dr. Fuller explains the term “white privilege”—who has it and why. Anthropologists use the term “enculturation” to describe how we learn what family, community, and society look like. The norms we enculturate [...]

12 Dec, 2019

At the Heart of Retention Programs and Practices: Creating an Environment of Mattering and Validation for Community College Students

By |2020-08-20T22:29:06+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

At the Heart of Retention Programs and Practices: Creating an Environment of Mattering and Validation for Community College Students This webinar presents the connection between community college student persistence and the important roles mattering and validation play in student success. Based upon Schlossberg's (1989) Mattering Theory and Rendon's (1994) Validation Theory, the webinar [...]

5 Dec, 2019

60 Free Software Tools in 60 Minutes

By |2019-12-05T23:29:16+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|2 Comments

60 Free Software Tools in 60 Minutes During this webinar, discover free, but little-known, technology tools available for faculty, staff, administrators, and students to use for improving student engagement in the classroom, as well the workflow of everyday tasks. Participants leave with at least one tool they can immediately put to use. A total [...]

21 Nov, 2019

Five Breakout Moves to Build a Community of Powerful Learners

By |2019-11-21T21:15:43+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Five Breakout Moves to Build a Community of Powerful Learners Active-learning environments run the risk of devolving into chaos or replicating larger systems of inequity that exist outside the classroom. This webinar includes research-based strategies for developing a community of powerful learners in an active-learning classroom. Topics include co-developing norms around group learning, fostering a [...]