Accolades

NOVEMBER 2015 NEWSLETTER


Steve Crawford, Director of Alumni Relations, received a Fulbright International Education Administrators Award for the US-Germany Program. Steve traveled to Germany for two weeks in October with a group of US higher ed administrators to meet with their counterparts to familiarize themselves with Germany’s higher ed system, society and culture. They spent the first week in Berlin and the second week visiting other parts of Germany ending their meetings in Strasbourg where they joined another group of US Fulbright participants who will have been having similar meetings in France. 

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Center for Teaching and Learning

NOVEMBER 2015 NEWSLETTER

 

Center for Learning and Teaching (Frank Hassebrock, Director)


Small-Group Learning in Higher Education: What are the Implications of this Instructional Paradigm Shift for Denison?

A recent special issue of Journal on Excellence in College Teaching focused on several small-group pedagogical approaches including cooperative, collaborative, problem-based, and team-based learning. This issue (15 articles) is available through CONSORT (2014, volume 25, issue 3/4).

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Important Dates

November 2015 NEWSLETTER

Tuesday, November 3
Tuesday Lunch (Knobel Hall) 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Lunch subsidized by Provost’s office – New Price $4

“The Medieval Charitable Revolution and the Rise of the Hospital” Adam Davis (History)

 

Thursday, November 5

General Faculty Meeting (Herrick Auditorium) 11:30 a.m.

Friday, November 6

First Friday for faculty and administrators (Faculty Common) 4:30 p.m.

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Scholarship

NOVEMBER 2015

Olivia Aguilar, Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, presented two workshops in October at the North American Association of Environmental Education Conference’s Research Symposium in San Diego, CA. One workshop covered “Unchallenged Limits and Missed Opportunities” the other covered “Exploring the Implementation of EE Programs through a Nation-wide Survey”. She also served on the closing plenary panel for the Research Symposium.

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Students

NOVEMBER 2015

Andy Carlson, Professor of Music, served as the violin soloist with the Ottumwa Iowa Symphony Orchestra on May 16, 2015 performing Vivaldi’s “Summer” and many of his own arrangements for violin and orchestra.
He performed for the Lakeside Concert Series at Furman University in Greenville, SC on July 16, 2015 with Instructor Casey Cook, and Grace Gilbert ’17.

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