Monday, March 28

5:00 PM - Summer Research Stipend Grant Applications DUE
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6:00 PM - Women Who Shaped Augustana's First Century, presented by Ann Boaden
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, IL

7:30 PM - The Other Side of Immigration
A documentary presented by Student Advocates for the Awareness of Refugee and Immigrant Issues
Hanson Hall of Sciences 102

Tuesday, March 29

10:45 AM - General Student Recital
Centennial Hall

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Ryan White, Director, Center for Vocational Reflection
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

Wednesday, March 30

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
CEC Conference Room, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study for Faculty and Staff
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

3:00 - 4:00 PM - President Bahls' Open Office Hour
Brew by the Slough, Tredway Library

6:00 - 7:00 PM - After Hours
Tredway Library, Room 518

8:00 PM - Wrestling with Angels & Demons by Augustana Theatre Arts Students
White Privilege Summit begins
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Thursday, March 31

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation/White Privilege Summit Keynote Address: Morris Dees presents "Whose America?"
Centennial Hall

1:15 - 6:15 PM - White Privilege Summit Concurrent Sessions
Free and open to the public
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4:30 PM - Michiru Shearer presents "Souvenirs From Japan", a demonstration of Japanese flower arrangement
Tredway Library, 2nd floor Exhibit Area

Friday, April 1

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Free Fresh Fruit Friday, sponsored by the Augustana Wellness Team
College Center Courtyard (rain location 2nd floor College Center)

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - Shawn Beattie and Jon Clauss will discuss "Technology in Support of Teaching" - Olin 202
3:30 PM - Refreshments - Olin 201

4:30 - 6:30 PM - Reception for the 35th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
Augustana College Art Museum, Centennial Hall

Saturday, April 2

1:30 - 2:30 PM - "Teaching Religion After 9/11: On Religious Violence, Public Scholarship, and My Cameo in the 'Ground Zero Mosque' Controversy" presented by Dr. Edward Curtis, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Hanson Hall of Science 102

4:00 PM - Student Recital - Amanda Tubay, violin
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:30 PM - Second Baptist Church Academy Concert & Fundraiser
Augustana World Hand Drumming Small Ensemble, as well as the Sassy Pomegranates, and several other Augustana musicians will perform for a fund-raiser for the music lessons for children
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - The Golden Dragon Acrobats
Free Admission
Centennial Hall

Sunday, April 3

2:00 PM - Vienna Spring Term 2012 Informational Meeting
Olin 202

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Tea Hour Series - Araceli Masterson "Performing Reggaeton in the capital of Capital"
Tredway Library, 2nd floor south
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Greetings from the Center for Teaching & Learning.

In previous ACTL newsletters this term and last I've been summarizing cognitive development theories that I believe everyone in higher education should be aware of. To date I've presented

I'll complete my survey with a brief introduction this week to Marcia Baxter Magolda's theory of Self-Authorship. Arguably more prescriptive than the other, descriptive models, Baxter Magolda's work addresses three areas of a young adult's development, asking

This is taken from a clear, concise description of her theory in a blog entry by Anita Kiteau. Interested readers may want to acquire Baxter Magolda's recently released Development and Assessment of Self-Authorship.

As always, if you have found any of these descriptions useful and have incorporated them into your courses I'd love to hear about it! Be in touch.

Jon Clauss
Augustana Center for Teaching & Learning