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

January 27: The Remote Student View

Chris Kendall (Politics & Government)
Moderator: Kevin Kirner (Ed Tech)

February 3: "No More Lectures? And Other Things We Learned from Zoom Classrooms"  

Greta Austin (Religious Studies, Gender & Queer Studies)
Regina Duthely (English)
Tanya Erzen (Religious Studies, Gender & Queer Studies)
Renee Simms (African American Studies)
Heather White (Religious Studies, Gender & Queer Studies)

February 10: NCFDD: Five Secrets to a Super-Productive Semester

Jennifer Utrata (Sociology and Anthropology)
How to activate your National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) membership
Link to Five Secrets to a Super-Productive Seminar webinar at NCFDD, the basis for our discussion

February 17: No Wednesday at 4

Enjoy the first break of the semester on Thursday and Friday!

February 24: What Students Wish Faculty Knew About Remote Learning

Nic Casey ’20 (Digital Media Specialist)
Maggie Hatt ’21 (Peer Advisor, CWLT Statistics tutor)
Hunter Loftus ’20 (Technology Support Analyst)
Sarah Nasson ’21 (CWLT Biology and Anatomy & Physiology tutor)
Moderator: Leslie Saucedo (Biology and CWLT)

March 3: Racial Identity and Racial Terminology in the Classroom

Alisa Kessel (Politics & Government)\
Renee Simms (CWLT, African American Studies)
Moderator: Jonathan Stockdale (RPI, Religious Studies)

March 10: Guide Puget Sound

Greta Austin (Religious Studies and GQS)
Julie Christoph (Associate Dean, CWLT, and English)
Diane Kelley (French Studies)
Jung Kim (Exercise Science & Posse Program)
Landon Wade (Academic Advising)
Moderator: Peggy Burge (Library)

March 17: Supporting Student Mental Health Online

Gary McCall (Exercise Science)
Leslie Pellegrine (Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services)
Jennifer S Pitonyak (Occupational Therapy)
Erin Potts (Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services)
Anna Valiavska (Communication Studies)
Moderator: Ben Tromly (History)

March 22: Supporting Student Mental Health Online Pt. 2: Practical Approaches For Supporting Students With Anxiety

Ellen Carruth (Education)
Jennifer S Pitonyak (Occupational Therapy)

March 24: Faculty Assumptions About Students

Marta Cady (Associate Dean’s Office)
Kariann Lee (Academic Advising)
Vivie Nguyen (Center for Student Support)
Ale Vidal Meza (’22)
Dave Wright (University Chaplain)
Moderator: Leslie Saucedo (CWLT & Biology)

March 31: No Wednesday at 4

Enjoy the second break of the semester on Monday and Tuesday!

April 7: Teaching in Bookends 2021

Members of the Bookends Committee
Julie Christoph (English and Associate Deans' Office)
Kriszta Kotsis (Art and Art History)
Amy E Ryken (School of Education)
Carolyn Weisz (Psychology)

April 14: No Wednesday at 4

Enjoy the third break of the semester

April 21: Making Up For What Was Lost During Remote Learning


April 28: What Do We Keep from Our Remote Learning Experience?