Conversations with Colleagues about Teaching

graphic_for_web.jpgWelcome! Conversations with Colleagues about Teaching is a community of Minot State faculty members from across campus who come together each month to share their expertise, experiences, and enthusiasm about teaching in an effort to improve their practice and their students' learning. Conversations are (typically) held on the second Wednesday of each month. More info is below.

Meeting Information:

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - Let’s Talk Lecture –Another PowerPoint?  Sigh.
Headliners: Joseph Jastrzembski, Jean-Francois Mondon, Jennifer Sherman 
Photos and resources from Let's Talk Lecture

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Student Motivation – How to help students DO before it is DUE.
Headliners: Christina Paxman, Tracey Mays, Tawnya Bernsdorf 
Photos and resources from Student Motivation

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - The First Day of Class – What I experience is what I expect.
Headliners: Erik Anderson, Mary Huston, Kristi Berg
Photos and resources from First Day of Class

Break for finals and winter vacation

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - Discussion – Even introverts can be included.
Headliners: Dan Ringrose, Joe Collette, Sarah Aleshire
Photos and resources from Discussion

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - Collaboration and Groups – Learn to help others play nice in the sandbox.
Headliners: Dan Conn, Jessica Smestad, Nicole Thom-Arens 
Photos and resources from Collaboration and Groups

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - Student Feedback – It’s more than a grade. The power of criticism and critique.
Headliners: Bill Harbort, Scott Kast, Jan Repnow
Photos and resources from Student Feedback

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - Reflection & Change
“We do not learn from experience... we learn from reflecting on experience.” - John Dewey
“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” - John Dewey
Headliners: Lisa Borden-King, Holly Pedersen, Sandra Groth, Leisa Harmon

Location: Northwest Arts Center (south side of the GBO Library)
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Snacks and prizes: Provided!

All are welcome!

For more information:
Laurie Geller, VP for Academic Affairs
Email: Laurie.Geller@minotstateu.edu
Phone: (701) 858-3310