Common Curriculum Faculty

First-Year Teaching Colloquium

 

All faculty who teach first-year students are invited to attend this Colloquium.  We will focus on how to incorporate Common Curriculum learning objectives into courses using a variety of pedagogies and best practices for teaching the first-year student.

All sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. in Monroe Library, Multimedia 2.  A light breakfast will be served beforehand.

Monday, March 17
Readings: Kloss, "A Nudge is Best: Helping Students through the Perry Scheme of Intellectual Development"; Tewksbury and Macdonald, "A Practical Strategy for Designing Effective and Innovative Courses"

Monday, March 31
Readings: Bean, "Using Writing to Promote Critical Thinking"

Monday, April 28
Readings: Cannon, "The New Orleans Manifesto"; Hollander, "Learning to Discuss: Strategies for Improving the Quality of Class Discussion"

Monday, May 12 - Monday, May 14; sessions begin at 9:00 a.m., continental breakfast served at 8:45 a.m.

Please RSVP to Liv Newman, lknewman@loyno.edu, to reserve your space.
Co-sponsored by the Office of the Common Curriculum.

Please RSVP to Liv Newman, lknewman@loyno.edu, to reserve your space.
Co-sponsored by the Office of the Common Curriculum.

Faculty Seminar


Transformative Teaching

Dr. Eric Gorham, Professor of Political Science at Quest University in Canada, and formerly Loyola's Assistant Provot and Professor of Political Science, will share techniques for tranforming a lecture-based class into an active student learning experience that is engaging and educational.

Video of the presentation given at Tulane University. 

Handouts for the Workshop: Original Syllabus, Revised Syllabus, Lecture versus Classroom Engagement

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Common Curriculum and Tulane University Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching.

Tuesday, January 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Monroe Library, Multimedia 2
Dr. Eric Gorham, Professor of Political Science at Quest University in Canada, and formerly Loyola's Assistant Provot and Professor of Political Science, will share techniques for tranforming a lecture-based class into an active student learning experience that is engaging and educational.

Please join Dr. Gorham for lunch on Tuesday, January 28 at 12 noon in the Loyola Faculty and Staff Dining Room.  Please RSVP to Liv Newman at lknewman@loyno.edu.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Common Curriculum.