Monday, August 20, 2012

Classes Begin

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Full Faculty Meeting
Olin Auditorium 

All day through August 30th - "Cut and Paste, Wedge and Throw"
Artwork of retired Augustana professor Ben Jasper and his former students, Kevin Pearson and Joel Knanishu"
Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, IL 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

7:00 - 8:00 PM - Interfaith Service/Vigil
for the six worshipers shot and killed at the Sikh Temple in Milwaukee
Lower quad, near the gazebo

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Cameron Onumah
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Faculty Photo Session
10-minute session. Avoid wearing solid black, white and grey
Hamm Lounge, 2nd floor, College Center 

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 

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All Campus Opening Meeting and Jaeke Award Recognition
Centennial Hall

6:00 PM - Augie Night at the Ballpark
Free picnic dinner and bleacher seat tickets for and faculty, staff and administration
Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines Street, Davenport, IA

Thursday, August 23, 2012

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - New Faculty Photo Session
10-minute session. Avoid wearing solid black, white and grey
Hamm Lounge, 2nd floor, College Center 

9:00 AM - Coffee and Conversation
CEC Conference Room 

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM - New Faculty Photo Session
10-minute session. Avoid wearing solid black, white and grey
Hamm Lounge, 2nd floor, College Center

Friday, August 24, 2012

No Friday Conversation this week

Saturday, August 25, 2012

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - WVIK Open House
WVIK, 38th Street

8:00 - 10:00 PM -Dueling Pianos
Free admission
Wallenberg Hall 

Sunday, August 26, 2012

No events scheduled

Volume 10, Issue 1 - August 20, 2012

Readings

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment: Using Assessment Results: Promising Practices of Institutions That Do It Well, July 2012

 

Inside Higher Ed, "Professors and Online Learning" by John Thelin, July 10, 2012

Inside Higher Ed, "Interns Without (Major) Borders" by Allie Grasgreen, August 8, 2012

The Chronicle of Higher Education, "College Costs Too Much Because Faculty Lack Power" by Robert E. Martin, August 5, 2012

 

The Teaching Professor

 

 

Please send suggested readings and Faculty Newsletter submissions to Mary Koski.