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Center for Teaching and Learning

The Western New England Center for Teaching and Learning provides faculty with access to cutting-edge, empirically validated teaching strategies. Through workshops, faculty presentation, and consultation, the Center serves as a repository for teaching related information and gives students access to faculty who are well trained to be excellent in and out of the classroom. Founded in 2011, the Center continues to build and develop programs focused on teaching and teaching related activities.

Upcoming Events

  

Thursday, October 11
Title: Framing Fake News: Encouraging Media Literacy in an Age of Dissembling
Location and Time: Senate Chambers Campus Center, 4pm-5pm
Presenters: Douglas Battema (Communications) and Mary Jane Sobinski-Smith (D'Amour Library)

Information, Misinformation, Disinformation and Propaganda are not new.  However, the ecology of the new media amplifies the message beyond traditional media. Now more than ever, students (we) need to think critically about the sources of information that are in their (our) information landscape.  “Framing Fake News” will provide a discussion of fake news within the context of new media including activities for student information and media literacy.

 

Wednesday, October 24
Title: Getting to Know... Student Athletes
Location and Time: Dining Commons Room 402, 4pm-5pm
Presenters: Sharianne Walker (Sport Management) and Stephen Adamshick (Engineering)

2018-2019 FACULTY & STAFF WORKSHOP SERIES

    

Thursday, October 11
Title: Framing Fake News: Encouraging Media Literacy in an Age of Dissembling
Location and Time: Senate Chambers Campus Center, 4pm-5pm
Presenters: Douglas Battema (Communications) and Mary Jane Sobinski-Smith (D'Amour Library)

Information, Misinformation, Disinformation and Propaganda are not new.  However, the ecology of the new media amplifies the message beyond traditional media. Now more than ever, students (we) need to think critically about the sources of information that are in their (our) information landscape.  “Framing Fake News” will provide a discussion of fake news within the context of new media including activities for student information and media literacy.

   

2018-2019 NEW FACULTY LUNCHEON SERIES

 

Wednesday, October 24
Title: Getting to Know... Student Athletes
Location and Time: Dining Commons Room 402, 4pm-5pm
Presenters: Sharianne Walker (Sport Management) and Stephen Adamshick (Engineering)

Wednesday, November 14th
Title: Getting to Know... Online Teaching
Location and Time: Dining Commons Room 402, 4pm-5pm
Presenters: Anita Dancs (Economics) and Kerry St. Laurent (Art)

 

D'Amour Library Workshops
 
CTL Advisory Board Meetings

Thursday, October 4th
Title: Luncheon with New Faculty
Location and Time:Dining Common Room 405, 12:30-2pm