Monday, September 10
4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Faculty Meeting
Regional Interest Sessions:
4:00 PM - SriLanka & India
4:30 PM - Latin America
5:00 PM - Africa
5:30 PM - U.S.A.
Community Engagement Center Classroom, Sorensen Hall, 1st Floor
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Take the Scare Out of Profair Workshop
7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series: Rome: Season 1 Episode 3: "An Owl in a Thornbush"
Tuesday, September 11
11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon - CMS Training
11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - President Steve Bahls
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor
3:00 - 4:00 PM - CMS Training
5:00 PM - "From a Distance, Dancing", Dr. Carol Gilbertson, retired professor of English, Luther College reads from her new book of poems
Evald Hall 120
Wednesday, September 12
12:00 - 12:50 PM - Weekly Bible Study for Faculty, Staff, Administrators
"Adventures of the Promise", tracking God's promises to Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and asking how those promises intersect with our lives. Bring a Bible if you can. Bring your lunch if you wish.
Chicago Room, College Center
Thursday, September 13
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, first floor
3:30 - 5:30 PM - Safe Zone Training
College Center Board Room
4:00 - 5:00 PM - WVIK Community Advisory Board
WVIK Community Advisory Board meetings are held so the community can share thoughts, suggestions and concerns about WVIK's programming and community service.
6:00 - 7:00 PM - "Renewals and Reinventions: River Towns on the Mississippi River" presented by Norm Moline
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, IL
7:00 PM - "David and Bathsheba: From Midrash to Marc Chagall" presented by Kelly Murphy, Conrad J. Bergendoff Fellow"
Hanson Hall of Science 102
7:30 - 8:30 PM - "When Scientific Technicalities Matter" presented by Christopher Essex, professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario; a Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar. His talk is about how scientific minutiae are important to how we comprehend our world, and whether we are able to fear it or marvel at it.
Friday, September 14
9:00 - 10:30 AM - Augustana Association of Educational Office Personnel (AAEOP) Kick-off meeting
4:00 PM - Friday Conversation - "Exploring Models of Undergraduate Scholarship" presented by Bill Hammer and Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Co-chairs, Student Research Committee
3:30 PM -Refreshments
7:30 PM - Guest Speaker Dr. Gail Levin, Distinguished Professor of Art History, American Studies, and Women's Studies at the Graduate Center and Baruch College of the city University of New York, presents: "Perle Fine and Lee Krasner: From the Hoffman School to Abstract Expressionism"
Reception and book signing in the Augustana College Art Museum after the presentation
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building
7:30 PM - The Izumi Ashizawa Performance Company will perform "Dreams in the Arms of the Binding Lady," including elements of Japanese No, Kabuki, and Suzuki styles, an original music score and puppets as well as actors.
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall
Saturday, September 15
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Out of the Darkness Quad Cities Community Walk
Two campus groups - Active Minds on Campus and Psychology Club - are participating in this fundraiser and suicide prevention. Check-in is at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at Lincoln Park, Rock Island. The 3- to 5-mile walk begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.
Online registration ends at noon Sept. 14 but on-site registration will be available.
Lincoln Park, 1100 38th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
Sunday, September 16
Volume 10, Issue 4 - September 10, 2012
Augustana's Grants Website
The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce two new grant opportunities for faculty course development:
The Blended Learning Technology Grants at Augustana will support the creation or redesign of an individual course or a sequence of courses that will be delivered primarily during the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years. For purposes of this request for proposals, blended learning is defined as a curricular design that integrates online educational mechanisms with face-to-face activities in a planned, pedagogically valuable manner.
This grant will provide awarded applicants:
- Support to investigate, identify, and incorporate online learning technologies into existing courses and/or to develop new, blended learning curricular experiences for students
- Support to identify and construct mechanisms to assess the relative effectiveness and efficiency of blended learning curricular designs in achieving students learning outcomes
Applicants can apply for one of three grant awards.
$1500 Adaptation Award
$4500 Course Creation Award (or a course release)
$1000 Course Sequence Collaboration Award
Total number of grants funded: 10-15
Please refer to a detailed Blended Learning Technology Grants Request for Proposals and Proposal Guidelines HERE.
Connection Grants at Augustana supports the creation or redesign of an individual course or a sequence of courses that will be delivered primarily during the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years.
Applicants can apply for either (or both) of the two grants listed below. Awards can be paid as stipends and/or can be used for professional development activities related to the grant.
$1500 Course Redesign or Course Creation Award
$1000 Course Sequence or New Program Collaboration Award
Total number of grants funded: 10-15
Please refer to a detailed Connection Grants Request for Proposals and Proposal Guidelines HERE.
All above grants proposals are due to the Office of Academic Affairs by November 12, 2012. Decisions will be announced by December 14, 2012. The proposed courses are expected to run during the 2013-14 or 2014-15 academic years.