Faculty and staff are invited to join us virtually for conversation at our weekly sessions of Wednesdays at 4 using Zoom.

September 16

Tips from the Winners of This Year's Teaching Awards
Notes (DOC) | Recording

Andrew Gomez (History)
Chris Kendall (Politics and Government)
Laura Krughoff (English)
Dawn Padula (Music)
Rachel Pepper (Biology)
John Wesley (English)
Moderator: Leslie Saucedo (Biology)

September 23

Increasing Equity and Student Input in the Curriculum: Variations on Contract Grading
Notes | Recording

Nancy Bristow (History)
Nick Brody (Communication Studies)
Martin Jackson (Mathematics and Computer Science)
Stacey Weiss (Biology)
Moderator: Leslie Saucedo (Biology)

September 30

Duct Tape and Beyond: Tips and Hacks for Teaching Online, from Low-Tech to Hi-Tech Tech
Notes | Recording

Kevin Kirner (Educational Technology)
Sam Liao (Philosophy)
Mark Martin (Biology)
Lisa Wood (Psychology)
Moderator: Jonathan Stockdale (Religion/Asian Studies/Race and Pedagogy Institute)

October 7

Helping Students Ace Creating and Delivering Multimodal Presentations

Anna Valiavska (Communication Studies)
Moderators: Kevin Kirner (EdTech) and Angela Weaver (Library)

October 14

What Do Our Students Say about our Classroom Climate? (Part 1)

Sunil Kukreja (Interim Chief Diversity Officer)
Ellen Peters (Associate Provost for Institutional Research, Planning and Student Success)
Moderator: Julie Christoph (Associate Academic Dean, CWLT, English)

October 21

Responding to Micro-Aggressions in the Classroom (Part 2)
Recording | Slides (PDF) | Additional Resources

Panelists: Vivie Nguyen (CICE)
Moderator: Julie Christoph (Associate Academic Dean, CWLT, English)

October 28

Student Experiences with Online Learning and Tips for Classroom Improvement
Recording | Handout (PDF)

Panelists: CWLT Tutors Tim Kiesling ('21), Bethany Llewellyn ('21), Maiya Pacleb ('21)
Moderator: Rachael Shelden (CWLT)

November 4

Managing Student Emotion: Creating Space for Processing and Inclusive Conversations 

Ellen Carruth (Education)
Grace Livingston (African American Studies)
Robin Jacobson (Politics and Government)
Moderator: Renee Houston (Associate Academic Dean for Experiential Learning and Civic Scholarship, Communication Studies)

November 11

Decolonizing the Curriculum 

Gwynn Brown (Music)
Jairo Hoyos Galvis (Hispanic Studies)
Moderator: Angela Weaver (Library)

November 11

Working towards Accessibility and Equity: Discussion with the Office of Student Accessibility and Accommodation
Recording Pt 1 | Recording Pt 2

Margot Casson (Educational Technology)
Rob Hutchinson (Music)
Peggy Perno (Student Accessibility and Accommodation)
Sheryl Zylstra (Occupational Therapy)
Moderator: Julie Christoph (English and Associate Deans' Office)