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CITLA News & Events (updated April 17, 2014)
Workshop on Quantitative Literacy at URI
The Office of Student Learning, Outcomes Assessment, and Accreditation at the University of Rhode Island invites you to a workshop on Quantitative Literacy on Thursday, May 15th from 9:00am - 3:30pm (lunch included) in the Memorial Union Atrium I in Kingston, RI. Dr. Nathan Grawe, Associate Professor of Economics at Carleton College, will present a workshop entitled “Quantitative Literacy: What Is It? How Can We Teach It Across our Programs?” Click here for more information.
RSVP here by May 1st to reserve your seat.
Brown Bag Lunch: FLC
Have you ever seen notices about a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) forming and wondered what one does in an FLC? An FLC forms a cross-disciplinary community that meets over a semester to explore individual interests regarding teaching and learning. Please join Wendy Aronoff for an informational Brown Bag Lunch that describes CCRI’s FLC. During this session you will have the opportunity to ask questions about how an FLC may benefit your work and hear from your colleagues about its benefits. Please click here to register.
CITLA Spring Book Club
This spring CITLA will host a book club to discuss Teaching First-Year College Students written by Erickson et al. Published in 2006, the book draws on the research and theory of learning, but its emphasis is on the practical application of these insights in the classroom. We’ll read and discuss the book in sections on the Lincoln and Warwick campuses. Please see the schedule below and please plan to join us for one or all of the discussions. Click here to register.
Suzanne McCormack will lead the discussion in the Faculty Dining Room from 12:30 - 1:30pm
|Tuesday, February 11||Part I: Understanding First-Year Students (Chapters 1-3)|
|DATE CHANGE: Thursday, March 27||Part 2: Effective Instruction for First-Year Students (Chapters 4-12)|
|Tuesday, April 22||Part 3: Opportunities and Challenges in First-Year Instruction (Chapters 13-16)|
Jeanne Mullaney will lead the discussions in the CITLA Center (KC 4560) from 2:00-3:00 pm.
|Wednesday, February 12||Part I: Understanding First-Year Students (Chapters 1-3)|
|Tuesday, March 18||Part 2: Effective Instruction for First-Year Students (Chapters 4-12)|
|Thursday, April 10||Part 3: Opportunities and Challenges in First-Year Instruction (Chapters 13-16)|
SAVE THE DATE: CITLA's 4th Annual Spring Symposium
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 9:30 - 2:30
MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW
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