Tag: pedagogy

Jan 22

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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Apr 02

In Their Shoes: The Flipped Classroom

by: Cara Meixner Next week’s workshop, led by an engaging panel of faculty who perform the gymnastic feat weekly – if not daily – will present participants with the unique opportunity to experience this pedagogy as if they were undergraduate or graduate students. Modeling each aspect of flipped pedagogy, the workshop facilitators have planned an …

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Mar 19

Bringing Your Whole Self To Teaching: Self-Disclosure and Vulnerability

by: Ed Brantmeier Sharing elements of your life story with your students to deepen their learning and to model positive self-reflection is tricky business given the interpersonal boundaries typical of student and teacher relationships. We will explore those boundaries with some assumptions, guidelines, and ways of applying concepts of vulnerability in positive ways to create …

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Nov 06

Rootless No More: Finding (Your) Place at JMU

by: Carole Nash This week, 94 GISAT 112 (“Environmental Issues in Science and Technology”) students will fan out across the University to consider the impacts that land use change may have on campus surface water quality in locations they tested last week. Armed with old topographic maps and aerial photographs from a half-century ago, they …

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Nov 04

Talking Chicken and Critical Pedagogy of Place

by: Ed Brantmeier Where do I come from? Since moving to Harrisonburg from the foothills of the Colorado Rockies, where the Big Thompson River provides water for Loveland and fly-rod fishing flourishes, I’ve quickly learned to talk chicken here in the lush Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Growing up in rural Wisconsin on an 80 acre …

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