A(T)R Calendar Spring 2009

Tuesday, January 27

  • College in Prison Initiative with Russell Perkins, College of Letters, '09; Lori Gruen, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Ron Jenkins, Professor of Theater; and guests Max Kenner, Director of the College in Prison Initiative at Bard College; Robert Cadigan, Director of the Prison Education Program, Associate Professor of Applied Social Sciences at Boston University; and Daniel Karpowitz, Bard Prison Initiative Director of Policy and Academics, Assistant Professor of Political Studies at Bard College. http://www.bard.edu/bpi/ This A(T)R will be held in Russell House.

Monday, February 2

  • Teaching With Video/Youtube with Doug Foyle, Marcela Oteíza, Octavio Flores, Vacek Miglus, and student presenters

Thursday, February 12

  • Visiting Faculty at Wesleyan with Démian Pritchard, Peter LeTourneau, and Andy Lewis

Monday, February 16

  • Kevin Smith, IP Attorney and Director of Scholarly Communication at Duke, will lead a discussion on Scholarly Communications Issues.

Thursday, February 26

  • Evaluating Teaching, an open discussion led by Sean McCann

Monday, March 2 *Postponed*

  • Virginia Maurer, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and LearningVirginia is a integral part of the CFCD's video-taping program (http://www.wesleyan.edu/cfcd/). Join this discussion about analyzing and improving teaching using video tape and a mentor.

Monday, March 23

  • Reflective Writing with Carrie Williams Howe, Associate Director Community-University Partnerships & Service Learning at the University of Vermonthttp://www.uvm.edu/partnerships/

Monday, March 30

  • Enhancing Student Motivation through Active Learning Strategies with James Zimmerman, Associate Director, Research Academy on University Learning, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Montclair State University, http://www.montclair.edu/academy/zimmerman.html

Thursday, April 9

  • Writing Letters Of Recommendation with Elise Springer, Anne Greene, Peggy Carey-Best and Krishna Winston

Monday, April 13

  • Instruction with Tablets (Fund for Innovation) with Phil Resor

Thursday, April 23

  • Publishing in Journals An informal discussion of these ambivalent questions: How do I get my article published? What are my rights as an author? What is a "reputable journal?" with John Bonin, Ethan Kleinberg, Ishita Mukerji and Khachig Tölölyan

Monday, April 27

  • Digital Images and Teaching Without a Slide Projector with Robert Nelson, Robert Lehman Professor History of Art, YaleMoodle