This Week

Monday, December 8

4:00 PM - LS 102 Meeting
Founders Basement Lounge

7:30 - 9:00 PM - Community Lecture "Diatribe, the Culture War, and Civil Discourse"
Science 102
Dr. Stephen Klien

Tuesday, December 9

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Walk-In Hour with Jeff
116 Founders Hall

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections - Dr. Anette Ejsing, Religion Dept.
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

Wednesday, December 10

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Weekly Bible Study
Bias from the Bottom: An authentic way to read the Bible
Chicago Room, College Center
Led by Pastor Priggie, College Chaplain
Bring your lunch if you wish, and a Bible

3:45 - 5:00 PM - Teaching Circle
Wilson Center

9:30 PM - Evening Prayer & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

Thursday, December 11

No Convocation This Week

10:30 AM - Teaching Circle

Old Main 128 

11:30 AM - Values of Augustana "Community, Conversation, and the Business of a College"
Don Erickson, English Department
Library, South End

5:00 PM - Deans' Meeting with Department and Program Chairs
Wilson Center

6:00 PM - Kwanzaa Dinner Celebration
College Center Loft
Everyone is invited.

Friday, December 12

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - CIEE Faculty Development Seminar Report
Wilson Center
3:30 Refreshments
Vicki Sommer, S.A. Fenwick, Jason Koontz

Saturday, December 13

8:00 PM - A Celebration of Christmas
Centennial Hall
Messiah
Soloists:
Michelle Arezaga, soprano
Stacy Eckert, mezzo soprano
Brad Diamond, tenor
Phil Kraus, baritone
Tickets available through the Augustana Ticket Office 309.794.7306
$16 and $13 tickets, discount for Christmas package

Sunday, December 14

10:30 AM - Sunday Morning Worship
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

2:00 PM - A Celebration of Christmas
Centennial Hall
Messiah
Soloists:
Michelle Arezaga, soprano
Stacy Eckert, mezzo soprano
Brad Diamond, tenor
Phil Kraus, baritone
Tickets available through the Augustana Ticket Office 309.794.7306

5:00 PM - Sunday Catholic Mass
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

Volume 6, Issue 14 - December 8, 2008

ACTL

For week four of the ACTL newsletter section, we feature a teaching narrative from Dara Wegman-Geedsey. Dara submitted a narrative on group learning to the Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Teaching last fall.

Daily Group Quizzes - Dara Wegman-Geedey, Department of Biology

The topic for this week's Teaching Circle for first-year faculty will be Grading Student Work: Best Practices and Rubrics. This session will be offered on Wednesday, December 10 at 3:45 p.m. in Wilson and will be repeated Thursday, December 11 at 10:30 a.m. in Old Main 128.

Moodle Grade Book Session
Thursday, December 18
11:30 - 12:30
Olin 105
 

Please join Kevin Geedey and Shawn Beattie for a training session on Moodle Grade Book - Thursday, December 18 from 11:30 - 12:30 in Olin 105. At a general Moodle session a couple weeks ago, Kevin and Shawn talked briefly abou the capabilities of using the Moodle grade book. Because of significant interest from faculty, this session has been scheduled to specifically focus on this tool. Hope many more can join us.