Autism and Academic Performance
February 21. Dr. Elizabeth Reeve, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, HealthPartners Medical Group
Presentation documents: Autism Goes to College
The Creative Classroom Series: Teaching Creatively and Effectively with ORC
September 16. Jeanne Willcoxon (Theatre, Director of Oral Communication), Ka Wong (Asian Studies), Jason Ripley (Religion), Marty Hodel (Music), Doug Casson (Political Science).
Presentation documents: Creating ORC Assignments; Effective Question and Answer Exchanges; Oral Presentation Evaluation; Global Music Final Presentation; PS113 Simulation Rubric; PS113 Simulation Instructions; Teaching Creatively and Effectively with ORC
Academic Civic Engagement and the Liberal Arts Foundation
February 18. Paul Schadewald, Associate Director, Civic Engagement Center, Macalester College
Maximizing Student Learning Abroad: Reports from 2014 Interim Program Leaders
February 26. Dana Gross (Psychology 223), DeAne Lagerquist (Religion 272), Jonathan O’Conner (Spanish 322)
Click here for: Vande Berg’s Presentation PPt
Demystifying the Board: How can Faculty work with the Board of Regents to achieve the St. Olaf Mission?
March 4. Rick Goedde (Economics – Faculty Observer to the Board of Regents), Mary Walczak (Chemistry – Faculty Observer-Elect to the Board of Regents)
Provost’s Sabbatical Series Luncheon
March 13. Kathryn Ananda-Owens (Associate Professor of Music), Anna Kuxhausen (Associate Professor of History)
Diversifying Diversity: Perspectives on Mixed Race
March 18.Professor Jennifer Kwon Dobbs (English, Race and Ethnic Studies), Britt Letcher (co-founder and president of Hybrid Vigor)
Design Thinking, Sustainability, and Spanish: Applying Design Thinking in an Interim Course
April 15. Maggie Broner (Romance Languages-Spanish)
Presentation: Sustainability and Spanish CILA 2014
Troublesome Teaching Situations? Moving Past Panic toward Constructive Action
April 22. Karen Cherewatuk (English), Connie Ford (Student Accessibility Services)
Connecting Students with the Global Commons through Teaching and Research: Visions of Internationalization
September 25. Dana Gross, Psychology, and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary and General Studies; Tim Howe, History
Digital Scholarship for Teaching and Research: New Models, New York, New Lives
October 1. Karen Achberger, German; Will Bridges, Asian Studies-Japanese; Mary Titus, English
The Innovative Classroom – unleashing the creativity in our students and ourselves
October 9. Irve Dell, Art and Art History; Sian Muir, Management Studies
- The Chronicle of Higher Education – Creativity: a Cure for the Common Curriculum (April 2013) To read click here.
- Scientific American – Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy (October 2013) To read click here.
- AACU – How is Innovation Taught? On the Humanities and Knowledge Economy (2010) To read click here.
- Books: Imagine, Thinkertoys
- Talks: Ken Robinson, Jonah Lehrer on Creativity (Author of Imagine)
- Documents: Creativity (PPT by S. Muir and I. Dell), The Entrepreneurial Method (article), CILA Lunch Innovation Notes, CILA Lunch Innovation PPT
Provost’s Sabbatical Series Luncheon
October 17. Anantanand Rambachan, Religion; Doug Casson, Political Science
Exploring Class and Classism
October 22. Sharon Lane-Getaz, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Identity and Diversity: Lutheran Tradition and St. Olaf’s Future
November 6. Darrell Jodock, Martin E. Marty Professor of Religion and the Academy
Related reading: Luther and Inter-Religious Relations in Higher Education, by Darrell Jodock, Augsburg College, November 10, 2011.
We call your attention in particular to point 9, on page 10.
What’s Left of Affirmative Action Admissions?
November 14. Devon W. Carbado, Hon. Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Related reading: Carbado, Devon W., Intraracial Diversity (May 3, 2013). 60 UCLA Law Review, 2013; UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-14. Available at SSRN.
Teaching Calculus Online: A Liberal Arts Approach
November 19. Tina Garrett, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science