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
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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?
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
To what extent are the course readings both challenging and accessible? To what extent are the written assignments both challenging and manageable? How much do supplementary materials such as Blackboard (or handouts), videos, and group e-mail exchanges help clarify individual… Read More »mid-semester evaluation
I often provide students with a list of 4-6 discussion questions for a reading or film. Students must read the discussion questions before reading/viewing the assigned text. This focuses students’ attention on key concepts/scenes/tropes images etc and helps with note… Read More »Discussion Questions