This week in brief

Monday, September 17

4:00 p.m. – LS meeting

Founders basement lounge

Tuesday, September 18

11:30 a.m. – Reflections

Ascension Chapel

8:00 p.m. – Cantare Due Recital

Wallenberg Hall

Wednesday, September 19

7:00 p.m. – Keynote address

St. Ambrose University's Rogalski Center

Thursday, September 20

10:30 a.m. – Convocation

Centennial Hall

7:00 p.m. – Book Collecting Basics

Centennial Hall, Art Gallery

Friday, September 21

3:30 p.m. – Conversations on Scholarship

College Center Board Room

Saturday, September 22

8:00 p.m. – OSA Event

Centennial Hall

Sunday, September 23

4:00 p.m. – QC Symphony

Centennial Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volume 5, Issue 3 • September 17, 2007

Reading

To read the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) newsletter, please click here.

To read the Council on Undergraduate Research newsletter, please click here.

For current research on the relationship of scholarly work and student learning, have a look at this white paper from the American Council of Learned Societies. The research suggests that the single most important predictor of whether an undergraduate at any institution will engage in inquiry guided by a faculty member--which correlates with 'deep' learning--is whether the faculty as a group at that institution say having an inquiry experience in the undergraduate years is important.

Would a conversation about assessment spice up your next jog around the neighborhood? Teagle Foundation Podcasts on issues of importance to higher education are available here: Teagle Podcasts