In the week leading up to the start of the fall semester, MCTL gathered in the Hoffman House to share inspiration and reconnect after a year of mostly remote teaching. There were three panel discussions that were well attended by… Read More »Fall Celebration of Teaching and Learning
Due to “always on” culture and the many personal and professional obligations facing faculty, setting aside time for scholarship writing is becoming more challenging. The Writing Group at Muhlenberg College offers writing and professional development support to faculty as they… Read More »Writing Group
During this New Faculty Orientation (NFO) event, faculty from Curriculum Committee, Integrative Learning, and the Writing Program Committee provided an overview of helpful tips and resources for each aspect of our curriculum, including course designations, First Year Seminars, and the… Read More »Digesting the Curriculum
This New Faculty Orientation (NFO) session provided a space for new faculty to strategically plan out ways to make progress on their scholarship and to incorporate regular writing into their schedules. Some resources and tips were provided, and a hands-on… Read More »So…When Do I Write?
Balancing our personal lives with our countless professional obligations is one of the biggest challenges facing faculty, and striking this balance has become increasingly difficult, especially for women and people of color. While no one thinks they model balance well,… Read More »Is Work-Life Balance an Unattainable Goal?
One of the biggest challenges facing all faculty, but in particular new faculty, involves balancing our many teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities. Often it comes down to making decisions so that we can make progress in each of these three… Read More »Balancing Teaching, Scholarship and Service
Since summer grants for the Faculty Scholarship and Development Committee (FDSC) and the Muhlenberg Center for Teaching and Learning (MCTL) are typically due in late-January or early-February, this New Faculty Orientation (NFO) session offered an opportunity for new faculty to… Read More »Preparing for a productive summer
New Faculty Orientation (NFO) Session October 27, 3:30-4:30 pm Tips and Strategies: From Holly Cate: This idea isn’t a new one by any means – it was part of Brooke Vick’s terrific Inclusive Pedagogy workshop. I feel like one of… Read More »Facilitating Difficult Conversations in the classroom