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New and Changing: Updates from AIT

Posted September 1, 2016 by Academic and Institutional Technology
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Upcoming Seminars: Topics in Learning and Teaching

Updated: October 13 2016

Topics in Learning and Teaching (TiLT) is a faculty-focused monthly seminar series that will highlight best practices and resources to support learner-centric education. These seminars are presented by the Library and Archives and Academic and Institutional Technology with sponsorship from the Faculty Development Committee and the Office of the Provost.

These seminars are being offered to faculty during 2016-2017 academic year while Project Teacher is revamped.

Each TiLT seminar will feature a faculty expert presenting on the following topics:

September 14 | Today's Student Profile: Learning, Social, and Communication Styles (Dr. Paul Chelsen, Vice President of Student Development)

October 20 | Team Work and Collaborative Learning (Dr. Margaret Diddams, Provost)

November 16 | Successful Grant Writing (Dr. Heather Whitney, Physics; Virginia Schaffer, Academic Grants Officer)

January 19 | Writing Scholarship Recommendations for Students (Dr. Brian Howell, Anthropology)

February 15 | Caring for Students by Making Courses Fully Accessible (Jennie Nicodem, Academic and Disability Services Director; Dr. Terry Huttenlock, Library Science)

March 15 |Soul Projects: Developing Class Related Spiritual Practices for Your Classes (Dr. James Wilhoit, Christian Formation and Ministry)

April 20 | Provide Feedback to Students Quickly and Easily (Dr. Jim Beitler, English)

TiLT is held at 3:45 on each occasion in Blanchard 339. Refreshments will be provided at each session.

Recordings of each session will be posted here.

If you have any questions, please email us at ait.service.desk@wheaton.edu or call 630.752.4357 (HELP).