Center for Faculty Excellence

Book Discussion Groups

 

Upcoming Groups in Spring 2022

Gateway Courses Faculty Learning Community with Image of Gate

Gateway Courses Faculty Learning Community (Register here before January 18)
Assorted Readings
Facilitated by: Joanne Goodell (Teacher Education) and Conor McLennan (Psychology)
Timeline: Monday live sessions on January 24, February 7, February 28, March 7; 10:00-11:15AM
Format: 4, 75-minute sessions & asynchronous Teams discussion boards. Successful completion of the FLC will include a stipend (offered in departmental PD funds or cash payout) worth $500.

Teach Your Students How to Learn
Text: "Teach Your Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills & Motivation" By Saundra McGuire (e-book provided free of cost by CFE)
Facilitated by: Joanne Goodell (Teacher Education) and Emily Rauschert (BGES)
Timeline: Starting in March 2022
Format: 4 meetings, time TBD. Successful completion of the book discussion will include a stipend of $300. 

 

Fall 2021

In Fall 2021, the Center for Faculty Excellence will offer the following book discussion options:

Gateway Courses Faculty Learning Community (Flyer
Assorted Readings TBA
Facilitated by: Joanne Goodell (Teacher Education) and Conor McLennan (Psychology)
Timeline: August 30, September 13, September 27, October 18; 10:00-11:15AM
Format: 4, 75-minute sessions & asychronous Blackboard discussion. First meeting will be held in-person, and the rest will be done via Zoom. Successful completion of the FLC will include a stipend/ PD funds worth $500.

Registration due by Thursday August 26th and limited to 20 participants.

Critical Thinking Faculty Learning Community (Flyer)
Assorted Readings TBA
Facilitated by: Joanne Goodell (Teacher Education), Marian Bleeke (General Education/ Art History), Marcus Schultz-Bergin (PCR), Mandi Goodsett (Michael Schwartz Library)
Timeline: Online throughout Fall 2021
Format: 2 Live Zoom meetings on Tuesdays 9/07 & 10/19 during Common Hour, asynchronous weekly on Blackboard through the rest of the Fall semester, plus a 1-day workshop in December. Successful completion includes a $300 stipend.

Registration due by Friday September 3rd. 

*New* Civic Engagement Faculty Learning Community (Flyer)
Assorted Readings TBA
Facilitated by: Mamadou Seck (Social Work) and Edward Horowitz (Communication)
Timeline: October 6 – November 3, 2021 
Format: Three, 75-minute Zoom meetings, discussion assignments in Blackboard