This Week

Monday, December 15

Christmas Smörgåsbord Reservation Deadline

4:00 PM - The Economy and Augustana College - An Update

President Steve Bahls and Vice President for Business & Finance Paul Pearson
Science Building 102

5:30 - 7:30 PM - Interfaith Understanding Group
Founders Hall Basement Lounge

1:00 - 2:15 PM - Faculty Senate Steering Committee Meeting
Carlsson Evald Hall, Room 20

Tuesday, December 16

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections - Mike Zapolski, Athletic Director
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

4:00 PM - Kent Barnds presents "Recruitment at Augustana: The Next Step"
3:30 PM - Refreshments
College Center Board Room

Wednesday, December 17

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

2:30 - 4:30 PM - Holiday Open House at The Dahl President's Home

4:00 PM - "Friday Conversations"
(on Wednesday)
Kent Barnds presents "Recruitment at Augustana: The Next Step"
3:30 PM - Refreshments
College Center, Board Room

8:00 PM - Student Recital, Peter Bowling, double bass
Wallenberg Hall
Free to the public

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

Thursday, December 18

10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Christmas Convocation

Centennial Hall


4:00 PM - Lessons and Carols
Ascension Chapel
Augustana Chamber Singers
Jon Hurty, conductor
Free to the public

5:00 PM - Ethnographic Film Series "Number Our Days"
Science Auditorium 102

2008 Augustana Christmas Smörgåsbord
College Center Dining Room
5:00-5:30 PM - Christmas Goodies and Glögg
5:15-6:30 PM - Smörgåsbord
A brief Christmas program for children will follow the Smörgåsbord

8:00 PM - Lessons and Carols
Ascension Chapel
Augustana Chamber Singers
Jon Hurty, conductor
Free to the public

Friday, December 19

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Walk-In Hour with Jeff
116 Founders Hall

No Friday Conversations Today

Saturday, December 20

No Scheduled Activities

Sunday, December 21

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

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

Volume 6, Issue 15 - December 15, 2008

ACTL

For week five of the ACTL newsletter section, we feature a teaching narrative from Jane Simonsen. Jane submitted a narrative on a group activism project to the Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Teaching last fall.

Group Activism Project - Jane Simonsen, Department of History

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

Please join Kevin Geedey and Shawn Beattie for a training session on Moodle Grade Book: Thursday, December 18 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM in Olin 105. At a general Moodle session a couple weeks ago, Kevin and Shawn talked briefly about 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.

"Students 101: How to tailor your teaching to the interrupter, the hijacker, and other familiar types."http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i06/06a12001.htm

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