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November 2011

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    • From the Director
    • Blended Course Design Summer Seminar Update (Carol Bruess)
    • Connecting Food with Our Curriculum - Summer Seminar Update (Debra Petersen)
    • The Importance of Sabbatical Leave for Scholarly Production (John Holst)
    • Teaching Tune-Up with Classroom Consultants
    • Found Wisdom: 21st Century Campus Culture
    • Online Classroom subscription

December 2011

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    • From the Director: Are we academically adrift?
    • Found Wisdom: Academically Adrift
    • Developing a Rubric to Grade Classroom Participation (Stephen Brookfield)
    • Using the iPad for Qualitative Research (Avinash Malshe)
    • If you can’t beat them, have them edit: Using Wikipedia as a learning tool (Roxanne Prichard)
    • What's Behind Student Plagiarism? (Merrie Davidson)
    • Using Library Resources in Your Courses

February 2012

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    • From the Director: Impressions from the Academically Adrift reading group
    • Are we Academically Adrift? Evaluating results of the CLA assessment at St. Thomas (Michael Jordan & Michael Cogan)
    • Part 2: If you can’t beat them, have them edit (Roxanne Prichard)
    • Intentional and unintentional plagiarism: what’s the difference and what can faculty do about it?
    • Found Wisdom - Teaching Critical Thinking: Are We Clear?

March 2012

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    • From the Director: The State of SoTL at UST
    • Midwest Faculty Seminar Update
    • Found Wisdom: The 'I Deserve a Better Grade on This' Conversation
    • Resources for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

April 2012

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    • From the Director: Can we de-stress yet?
    • 2012 - 2013 Sabbatical Awards
    • Found Wisdom: Managing Teaching Loads and Finding Time for Reflection and Renewal
    • Resources for Managing Blended/Online Environment
    • Welcome Peter Weinhold - IRT Liaison

May 2012

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    • From the Director
    • Research Grants Awarded for 2012-13
    • Teaching Enhancement Grants Awarded for 2012-13
    • Blackboard Summer Updates
    • Found Wisdom: When Cell Phones are the Book: some observations on e-readers

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