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Previous Books & Participants

Spring 2014

We read and discussed How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan Ambrose, et al. (2010). 

Participants Included: 
  • Heike Alberts, Geography 
  • Meghan Dirth, Communication
  • Anna Filipova, Public Affairs 

Fall 2013

We read and discussed Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M. Steele (2010). 

Participants included: 

  • Tish Crawford, African American Studies/English
  • Morgan Foster, English
  • Vivian Foss, English
  • Roberta Maguire, English
  • Ann Oliver Lepore, CASD
  • Katie Geis, Educational Leadership
  • Karen King, Public Affairs
  • Stephanie de Montigny, Religious Studies & Anthropology 

Spring 2013 

We read and discussed What the Best College Students Do by Ken Bain (2012).

Participants included: 

  • Bill Wresch, College of Business
  • Anna Filipova, Public Affairs 
  • Crystal Mueller, English
  • Lori Carrell, Communication
  • Julia Chybowski, Music 
  • Kira-Lynn Reeves, University Studies Program & CETL

Spring 2011

We read and discussed Why Choose the Liberal Arts by Mark William Roche (2010). 

Participants included:

  • Cody Brooks, Residence Life
  • Lori Carrell, Communication
  • James Frascona, Center for New Learning
  • Linda Freed, Office of Grants and Faculty Development
  • Mary Hoefferle, Art
  • Gabriel Loiacono, History
  • Lynn Mozingo, COB
  • Ronald Rindo, English
  • Marsha Rossiter, COEHS

Fall 2010

We read and discussed What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain (2004). Download the recommendations that were discussed as a result of this book club.

Participants included:

  • Barbara Andersen, Geography
  • Cynthia Brun, Center for New Learning
  • Kerry Huberty, Learning Technologies
  • Emmanuel Jean Francois, COEHS
  • Gabriel Loiacono, History
  • Susan Nuernberg, Chancellor's Office/English
  • Lisa Volkening, Communication
  • William Wresch, COB

Spring 2010

We read and discussed Rethinking Faculty Work: Higher Education's Strategic Imperative by Judith M. Gappa, Ann E. Austin and Andrea G. Trice (2007).

Participants included:

  • Susan Bonis, CON
  • Julia Chybowski, Music
  • Linda Freed, Office of Grants and Faculty Development
  • Karen King, Public Affairs
  • Alan Lareau, Foreign Languages & Literature
  • Jennifer Mihalick, Chemistry
  • Susan Nuernberg, Chancellor's Office/English
  • Marsha Rossiter, COEHS
  • Mary Ellen Wurzbach, CON
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