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Friday Conversations for 2015-2016

Friday Conversations are held in the Ken Anderson Academic All-America Club unless otherwise noted. Refreshments are served at 3:30 p.m., and the session begins at 4 p.m.

Fall Term:

8/28/15 Residential Life (House on the Hill)
9/4/15 Title IX and Sexual Assault on our Campus


Promoting Academic Integrity
9/18/15 Reformance (Participate in Performance Art)
9/25/15 Signature Work GIFT (Great Ideas for Teaching) Session
10/2/15 Augustana Digital Commons
10/9/15 Vocation, the Common Good, and Lutheran Higher Education (Gävle 1)
10/16/15   Developing our Shared Narrative
10/23/15 Intentionally Scaffolding Writing into Assignments
10/31/15 Week 10 Celebration


Winter Term:

11/20/15      Coddling vs. Sensitivity

A Faculty Consideration of Shared Goverernance

12/11/15 Best Practices Responding to Student Writing

Christmas Celebration


Starfish Express

1/22/16 Concussion Management at Augustana College

GIFTs of Active Learning
2/5/16 Vision for First-Year Student Experience (FYE)
2/12/16 Week 10 Celebration

Spring Term:

3/11/16 LEAPing Forward: Recommendations for Senior Inquiry and Signature Work
3/18/16 Strategies for Teaching Writing (Paul Hanstedt) - CANCELLED
4/1/16 The Moth Project, Teaching Museum of Art Exhibit
4/8/16 Integrating Internships with Signature Work (Greg Weight)
4/15/16 Semesters
4/22/16   GIFT Session: Assessment Strategies
4/29/16 Feeling Naked in Front of the Eye of the Other:Strengths and Challenges of Graduate Writers of Color (Noro Andriamanalia)
5/6/16 Diversity on Our Campus
5/13/16 Week 10 Celebration