2005-2006 Calendar of Events

2005-2006 Calendar of Events 

Thursday, August 11

2:30 p.m.

The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

A Grantwriting Workshop

Jennifer Rickards
Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

Co-sponsored by the Whitman College Development Office

and the Center for Teaching and Learning

August 22-26
Orientation for New Faculty
Specific Events, Time and Places Announced Elsewhere on This Website

Tuesday, September 6
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)

A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch (specifically directed toward, but by no means restricted to,
this year's cohort of new Whitman Faculty)

“Various Ways to Teach a College Course Effectively”
Elizabeth Vandiver, Don Snow, Ginger Withers and Matt Kelly
 

 

Thursday, September 29
12:00 Noon (lunch will be provided)
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

A Faculty Workshop
“How to Stop Forwarding Your Mail: Tips on Getting a Tenure-Track Job”

(primarily intended for, but by no means restricted to, those members of the Whitman Faculty who anticipate testing the waters of the academic job market in their respective fields sometime in the not-too-distant future
A faculty discussion facilitated by Deborah Wiese, Robert Morrison and Joel Carlin

 

Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1

At several different times and locations (please see below)

 

A Series of Directed Workshops for Whitman Faculty“Interculturalizing the Whitman College Campus:
Striving Toward Intercultural Competence

In Our Teaching and Interactions with Students”
Presented by Dr. Janet Bennett
Executive Director, The Intercultural Communication Institute
Four Individual Sessions: Please Select and Attend the One that Best Fits Your Schedule

(Session #1) Thursday, September 29 @ 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. in Maxey 206

(Session #2) Friday, September 30 @ 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. in the Center

for Teaching and Learning (Library 317)
(Session #3) Friday, September 30 @ 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. in Maxey 206
(Session #4) Saturday, October 1 @ 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the Center for Teaching and Learning (Library 317)

 

Sponsored by The Intercultural Communication Committee,
Dean of Faculty Pat Keef, President George Bridges, and
The Center for Teaching and Learning


Tuesday, October 4
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
(or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Grading Practices at Whitman College”
Neal Christopherson
Assistant Director of Institutional Research

Tuesday, October 18
12:00 Noon
The Hunter Conservatory

A “Talk About Teaching” Presentation
“The Tunnel of Oppression: A Special Presentation for Faculty”
Sponsored by the Whitman College Intercultural Center,

and featuring a number of our own Whitman students

who are associated with the various multicultural clubs on campus
 

Tuesday, November 15
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Continuing the Conversation:
Taking Stock of Where We Now Stand on
the Matter of Diversity at Whitman College”
A discussion facilitated by members of last year’s Intercultural Communication Committee

Tuesday, January 24
12:00 Noon

The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers require, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Accommodating Students with Disabilities:
Students' Rights, Your Rights, and Doing What's Right”
Clare Carson

Director, The Academic Resource Center
 

Monday, February 13
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)

Co-Sponsored with Whitman College Technology Services
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch
“‘Dangerous Discussions’ in Academia:
Using Technology to Facilitate Civil and Constructive Conversation
on
on Difficult and Controversial Topics”

Steven W. Gilbert

President, The Teaching, Learning and Technology Group
 

Tuesday, February 14
12:00 Noon
The Maxey Computer Lab or The WCTS Training Room (Olin 180)

Co-Sponsored with Whitman College Technology Services
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch (loosely speaking)
“Recognizing and Respecting Truth in the Classroom and on the Web:
Professionally, Personally, Politically”
Steven W. Gilbert

President, The Teaching, Learning and Technology Group

(Note: This will be a hands-on application
of the TLT Group’s Dangerous Discussions Initiative which was discussed yesterday)
 

Friday, February 24
3:00 p.m.
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

A Grantwriting Workshop
Jennifer Rickards
Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations
Co-sponsored by the Whitman College Development Office and the Center for Teaching and Learning

Tuesday, March 7
12:00 Noon
The WCTS Training Room (Olin 180)
(or your preferred computer site/station)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch (loosely speaking)

“Continuing the Conversation:
Recognizing and Respecting Truth
in the Classroom and on the Web:
Professionally, Personally, Politically”

A “Webinar” Interactive Seminar facilitated by:

Steven W. Gilbert

President, The Teaching, Learning and Technology Group

Co-Sponsored with Whitman College Technology Services

(Note: if you wish to participate in this session at a “non-computer-lab” site, please to contact WCTS well in advance of this date to make sure that the machine that you will be using has been equipped with the necessary – i.e., iVocalize – software)

Tuesday, April 11
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Structuring Student/Faculty/Staff Engagement”
Bob Withycombe
(Faculty Co-Chair of the Task Force on Student Engagement)
 

Tuesday, May 2
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Teaching as Educating:
Looking Back at What We've Learned From Students”
Celia Weller, Chuck Templeton and Holly Phillips