Doing Research to Improve Teaching and Learning:
A Guide for College and University Faculty
The CTE is proud to announce the publication of a new book on teaching as research by CTE Teaching Support Specialist Dr. Kimberly Williams. Doing Research to Improve Teaching and Learning: A Guide for College and University Faculty is especially timely given the increased focus on accountability at the college and university level, and offers a step-by-step guide for doing research to inform and improve teaching and learning. Read more...
Professor Daniel R. Schwarz, Blogger
Did you know that Daniel R. Schwarz, Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English Literature and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, blogs regularly about education on the Huffington Post? Read his latest post, "Suggestions for College Juniors: Balancing the Joy and Practicality of Learning," and find all of his "Huffingtons" here.
Contemplative Practices in the Cornell Curriculum:
Brown Bag Lunch Conversations
Join Dr. Rodney Dietert, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, and Marcia Eames-Sheavly, Senior Lecturer, Horticulture, on October 23 and November 20 for an informal series of lunch discussions on strategies and resources for incorporating contemplative practices into your courses.
What teaching and learning topics are most relevant to you?
December 8-10, 2014
At the Faculty Institute for Diversity, through readings, guided discussions, and expert presentations, you’ll gain insight into how your own beliefs and teaching practices influence student learning, and learn ways to productively navigate difficult classroom discussions and create an inclusive—and engaged—
learning environment. Read more...