2007-2008 Calendar of Events

2007-2008 Calendar of Events  

August 23-26

Orientation for New Faculty

Specific Events, Time and Places Announced Elsewhere on This Website

 

Tuesday, September 4 
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"
David Carey, Sarah Hurlburt, Julia Davis and Dayle Smith
 

 

Monday, September 17

7:30 p.m.

Olin 130

“What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student”A Public Presentation by Cathy Small, Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Northern Arizona University,

and author of the highly acclaimed book,

My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student[Professor Small will be available to sign copies of her book following her presentation]

 

 

Tuesday, September 18
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
“What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student”

A facilitated discussion led by Cathy Small,

Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Northern Arizona University,

and author of the highly acclaimed book, 

My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student 

Tuesday, September 25

12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A "Talk About Teaching" Lunch

“The Terrors and Triumphs of Thriving Teaching Networks”

A faculty discussion to be facilitated by Juli Dunn 

 

 

Tuesday, October 2
4:00 p.m. (refreshments will be provided)
Baker Faculty Center

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 Juan Burciaga, Robert Morrison and Deborah Wiese 

 

Tuesday, October 23

12:00 Noon

The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)

A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Are We a College of the Overwhelmed?”

Tracee Anderson

The Whitman Counseling Center

 Tuesday, October 30
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)
(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Luncheon Discussion

“Why (Not) Try CLEO?”
Jean Carwile Masteller and Mike Osterman 

Tuesday, November 6
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Luncheon Discussion

Teaching Science Scientifically:
Using Cognitive Science to Enhance Student Learning
Deberah Simon 

Tuesday, February 19
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Making Time for Professional Writing in an Intensive Teaching Environment”

A faculty discussion, based upon Robert Boice’s Advice for New Faculty Members,

co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning

and the Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty,

and facilitated by

Sharon Alker, Aaron Bobrow-Strain and Ginger Withers 

 

Tuesday, February 26
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Collaborative Teaching and Community-Based Research”

Paul Apostolidis and Gilbert Mireles 

 

Tuesday, March 4 
12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A “Talk About Teaching” Lunch

“Integrating Penrose Library into Undergraduate Research:

Information Literacy and Problem-Based Learning”

Jackie Woodfork, Walt Wyman, Tom Knight, and Lee Keene 


Tuesday, March 25

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

“From Embarrassment to Knowledge: 

One Small College's Adventure with Writing Assessment”

Carol Rutz

Director of the Writing Program at Carleton College 

 

Tuesday, March 25

7:30 p.m. Olin 130
The Center for Teaching and Learning (or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A Public Presentation by Carol Rutz

Director of the Writing Program at Carleton College

Co-Sponsored for the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Mellon Foundation Grand on Assessment

“Assessment as Scholarly Research” 

 

Tuesday, April 1 (Tentative)

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

“Teaching in English to Speakers of Other Languages"

A Panel Discussion featuring Dana Burgess, Tony Cabaso, Clare Carson, Kay Fenimore-Smith, Irv Hashimoto, and Mukuku Mweu

 

Friday, April 11

Specific Time to be Determined (refreshments will be provided)

The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

A Grantwriting Workshop for Faculty

Rachna Sinott

Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

Co-sponsored by the Whitman College Development Office

and the Center for Teaching and Learning

 Friday, April 18 (Tentative)
Specific Time to be Determined (refreshments will be provided)

The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

Workshop for Faculty
“The Pedagogical Uses of Blogging”

Participants currently in the process of being selected
 

Tuesday, April 22

12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A "Talk About Teaching" Lunch

“Student-Staff-Faculty Collaboration as a ‘Circle of Learning:’

Examples from the Life Sciences”

Chris Wallace, Ginger Withers, David Sprunger and Michelle Gisi 

 

Tuesday, April 29 (Tentative)

12:00 Noon
The Center for Teaching and Learning (Penrose Library 317)

(or, if numbers dictate, Memorial 316)
A "Talk About Teaching" Lunch

“Teaching in Context - The CLEo Timeline Tool"

Sarah Hurlburt