Tag: engagement

In Case You Missed It… Teaching and Engaging Millennial Learners

In Case You Missed It… is a feature of the Center for Faculty Innovation blog providing resources from our programs for faculty who were not able to attend. Although no substitute for being able to attend, we hope that this follow up is useful to you.   Last week at the CFI, Dr. Cara Meixner …

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Nurture Your Inner Scholar

by: Ed Brantmeier Mindfulness, simply put, is about paying attention. Paying attention to the moment can have profound impact on experience and perception. Do you pay attention to your scholarship? Is it tough to find the moments to pay attention? Let’s go on an introspective journey together. Why did you become an academic? Was it …

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Two-way Streets, Mutual Understanding, and May Symposium

by: Ed Brantmeier Mutual understanding is a two-way street concept, particularly in the context of cross-cultural exchange and communication. The two-way street concept is about learning from one another in authentic, relational ways that foster perspective consciousness (Hanvey, 1976) and deepened self-awareness. It is not simply about learning about “others” — a one-way street approach. …

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A Quiet Revolution

by: Cara Meixner Last night, I savored a brief TED Talk by Susan Cain, bestselling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. Her text has been on my ever-expanding to-read list since February, which feels like a dozen years to an introspective bibliophile. Cup of rooibos in hand, …

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