Monday, January 16
4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Meeting CANCELLED
4:30 PM - Deadline to submit Proposals for Teaching & Learning Experiences
Academic Affairs Office
6:30 PM - Honor Band Festival Finale Concert
Featuring two high school festival bands as well as Augustana Symphonic Band
Tuesday, January 17
11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Megan Keller, '12
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor
3:30 - 4:30 PM - Genesis Employee Assistance Program Informational Meeting
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor
4:30 - 5:30 PM - Ekklesia Study Group
Old Main 121
5:30 PM - Sky Full of Lighters
Lantern-lighting event complete with inspiring music and hot chocolate and a ceremony to bring tears to your eyes and motivation to take a stand. Buy a lantern for only $3 and write the name of a loved one or someone you know fighting cancer, and turn the switch to light the Quad with HOPE! Lanterns are on sale all week in the College Center or you can buy yours at the event.
Wednesday, January 18
12:00 - 12:50 PM - Faculty, Staff & Administrators' Bible Study
New Bible Study Series: "Justice for the Poor" featuring a 10-minute DVD introduction to each of the six sessions by Jim Wallis, editor-in-chief of Sojourners Magazine."
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center
4:00 - 5:00 PM - Women's & Gender Studies Tea Series: Conquering Canaan and Making Men? Manculinity in the Book of Judges
presented by Kelly Murphy
Evald Great Hall
7:00 PM - Hispanic Film Festival: Lula Son of Brazil
This free film is the story of the early years of Brazilian President Luis Inácio da Silva, a man who came from nowhere to eventually achieve success (Not rated; in Portuguese with subtitles). 128 min.
Hanson Hall of Science 102
Thursday, January 19
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Genesis Employee Assistance Program Informational Meeting
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM - 13th Annual Augustana Food Fair"
Sample a wide variety of products and help select new items for next year's menu. Free.
College Center Dining room & 2nd Floor Lounge
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Division Meetings
See Announcements for locations
7:00 PM - Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War"
Steve Warren leads this series of reading and discussion groups
For details or to register and obtain copies of all program materials, visit the 2nd floor reference desk or call 309-524-2470.
Moline Public Library, 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL
Friday, January 20
Registration for So, Jr, Sr Students
1:30 PM - Windows 7/Office 2010 Workshop
Workshop will cover "What's New" with Windows 7 and Office 2010
RSVP to Wendy Ramsdale
4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Mary Windeknecht presents "Advising: Intervention with At-Risk Students"
3:30 PM - Refreshments
4:30 PM - Deadline to submit Summer Research Fellowships
7:30 PM - Percussion Ensemble Concert
A wide variety of percussion repertoire performed by Augustana students under the direction of Tony Oliver.
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall
Saturday, January 21
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Asian Night
Students and faculty are given a chance to try new foods and observe cultures different from their own.
Tickets will be on sale Jan. 11-16 in the College Center during lunch and dinner hours. $5 in advance; $6 at the door
Westerlin Residence Center
8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Randall Hall, saxophone
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building
Sunday, January 22
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM - 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Symposium
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Volume 9, Issue 18 - January 16, 2012
Greetings from the Center for Teaching & Learning.
It's finally appropriate to say welcome to winter!
I'd like to announce some upcoming events that will take place this term and next that will be sponsored by ACTL. I'm announcing them all now to help you plan ahead and will be sending out reminders (and details) as the events get closer.
- Reflection - in the Classroom and over the course of the Major
Rebecca Cook, Kristin Douglas and Stephanie Fuhr of the Biology Department will be running a pair of workshops on Weds 25 January (week 8) at 3:45 in the Tredway Library (2nd floor South End) and on Tues 14 February (finals week; apologies to my colleagues teaching Calculus) at 12:00 noon in the Tredway Library (2nd floor North End)
- Diversity in the Classroom
Paul Croll, Sangeetha Rayapati and Chris Whitt of the Diversity Initiatives Committee will lead a workshop on Weds 1 February (week 9) at 3:45 in the Wilson Center
- Active Learning Techniques
Dara Wegman-Geedey of the Biology Department will run a workshop onMonday 13 February (finals week), time and location TBD.
- Overseeing Student Research Projects
Dr. Michael Eisenberg of Project Information Literacy, Dean Emeritus and Professor at the University of Washington, will be on campus Wednesday andThursday 14 & 15 March (week 2 of spring term) for workshops (Weds) and Convocation (Thu), sponsored by the Convocation Committee. (Times and locations of workshops TBD; if you or your department have special needs that Dr. Eisenberg may be able to address, please let me know).
Have a productive week 7.
Augustana Center for Teaching & Learning