Monday, January 10

4:00 PM - Sabbatical Report Presentation: Kristy Nabhan-Warren "De Colores: American Catholic and Protestant Cursillos and the "Fourth-Day" Christian Movement"
Wilson Center

Tuesday, January 11

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - David Morton '11
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Soprano Sangeetha Rayapati and Samantha Keehn, trombone, will give a recital of works by female composers
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, January 12

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie
Bring your lunch, if you wish, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

Thursday, January 13

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation: Dr. Peter Ochs "Reading Scripture Together with Jews, Muslims, and Christians"
Centennial Hall

7:00 PM - French Film Festival:  "Avenue Montaigne"
shown with English subtitles. Admission is free
Hanson Hall of Science Room 304

Friday, January 14

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations: Darrin Good "Service Learning Workshop: You Have an Idea? Let's Make It Happen!"
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

5:30 PM - January 16, 2:00 PM - Heartways Retreat
RSVP tby contacting Connie Huntley
St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL

Saturday, January 15

All Day - Snowbirds Fundraiser
Snowbirds is a softball tournament in the snow to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Contact BethDucey@augustana.edu for more information. $30 per team.
Ericson Field/Stadium

6:00 PM - Community Celebration and Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Featuring performances by Imani! Dance Studio, the Augustana Gospel Choir, The Community Gospel Chorus, and the Westbrook Singers
Centennial Hall

Sunday, January 16

No events scheduled

Volume 8, Issue 17 - January 10, 2011

ACTL

Greetings from the Center for Teaching & Learning.

Welcome back from what I hope was a restful and rejuvenating holiday season!

Over break the oversight committee of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education announced that their Essays on Teaching Excellence will henceforth be available free online, even to those faculty members who are not members of POD! You can access over twenty years worth of these essays at

http://www.podnetwork.org/publications/essayseries.htm#2009-2010 Essay Series

There you'll find recent articles, including

as well as "classics" like

Check it out. I'm sure you'll find something useful; and let me know what you find!

I hope 2011 has begun well for you.

Jon Clauss
Augustana Center for Teaching & Learning