2003-2004 Calendar of Events

Tuesday, September 23 - "Talk About Teaching" lunchtime presentation entitled, "Information Literacy in the Small College Environment: What It Is, and Why It’s Important," with panelists Lee Keene, Theresa DiPasquale, Shampa Biswas, Michelle Janning, Brian Dott, and Barbaraella Frazier, all of whom attended the Pacific Northwest Information Literacy Institute which was held here at Whitman this past summer.

Thursday, October 2 - Dr. Jane Dickie, Professor of Psychology and Director of Women's Studies at Hope College, an interactive presentation for faculty entitled, "Learning Styles: Why We Can't Reach All of the Students All of the Time"

Friday, October 3 - Morning and afternoon faculty workshops with Dr. Jane Dickie, Professor of Psychology and Director of Women's Studies at Hope College, on the general topic of "Differences in Learning Styles: How Who We Are Makes a Difference in How We Teach"

Tuesday, October 28 - "Talk About Teaching" lunchtime presentation entitled, "Technology, Digital Culture, and the Nature of Liberal Arts Education," by Tom Callister and Keith Farrington

Tuesday, November 18 - "Talk About Teaching" lunchtime presentation tentatively entitled, "Keeping the Lecture Method Alive, Well and Effective in the 21st Century"; more details to follow

Tuesday, December 9 - "Talk About Teaching" lunchtime presentation tentatively scheduled; more details to follow

Tuesday, February 10 - "Talk About Teaching" lunchtime presentation entitled "Establishing Teaching Networks to Facilitate Mentoring and to Foster Comradery: A Review of Research and a Proposal for Whitman," presented by the CTL Committee, under the leadership of Melissa Clearfield.