Schedule:  2009-2010  (last updated 08/16/2012)

TFD meets in the CATL Conference Room (Wing 161) on alternate Tuesdays, from 4:00 - 5:30 PM EXCEPT FOR OUR FIRST MEETING THIS FALL (see below).  Feel free to  choose individual sessions if you cannot attend every one.

Fall 2009                                                        Jump to Spring 2010

Sept. 8   Meet in 432 Wimberly Hall this time!

CowWelcome back!  Or Welcome aboard!  We will meet in Wing 161 if it is ready by then.  Topic:  Following the Herd (What's CATL doing this year?)  See the Center for Teaching and Learning, including the IE section (http://www.uwlax.edu/catl/inclusiveexcellence/index.htm) and the CATL Schedule for 2009-2010

You are my guinea pigs for some of the initiatives I'm working on with our colleagues across campus, so I will have a gig for you today.  'Twill be fun, and your feedback will be valuable to us. 

Sept. 22   Meet in 432 Wimberly Hall again!

Peer review (of students, by students) and diversity issues.  Reading:  Jerome Ammer, "Peer evaluation model for enhancing writing performance of students with learning disabilities," Reading & Writing Quarterly 14:  3 (Jul-Sep1998).  https://libweb.uwlax.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=837773&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Oct. 6

POTLUCK!  Please note that we will start at 5 PM this time, so you have a chance to get to Sara's!  Meeting at Sara's (contact Deb Hoskins for directions).  Today is GIFT Day:  Great Ideas for Teaching (For Diversity).  Share a teaching idea that can be generalized beyond your discipline and that aids inclusivity.  Need not be your own invention!  Who's bringing a gift? 

Oct. 20

Pilot of CATL Workshop on Universal Design of Graded Assignments.   

Nov. 3

Elizabeth Whitt and Marcia Edison, "Influences on Students' Openness to Diversity and Challenge in the Second and Third Years of College," Journal of Higher Education 72:  2 (Mar/Apr, 2001): 172-204.  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=4155733&loginpage=Login.asp&site=ehost-live

Nov. 17

Harper, S. R., & Hurtado, S. (2007). "Nine themes in campus racial climates and implications for institutional transformation," In S. R. Harper, & L. D. Patton (Eds.), Responding to the realities of race on campus. New Directions for Student Services (No. 120, pp. 7-24). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.  Download the Paper

Dec. 1

J.L. Smith, et. al., "The Stereotyped Task Engagement Process: The Role of Interest and Achievement Motivation,"Journal of Educational Psychology v. 99 no. 1 (February 2007) p. 99-114 .   http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/jumpstart.jhtml?recid=0bc05f7a67b1790e482865897c066a41afdaa464611316d19bd50fdfe7bb3fcedc62543047b76ba7&fmt=C    "[A]wareness of a competence-related stereotype can, in and of itself, lead to poorer task performance."  Poor performance seems likely to damage motivation and interest in a field, but can stereotype threat also undermine motivation and interest in a field even when a person's performance is strong? 

Spring 2010

Jan. 26 

Welcome back!  Michelle Stertz, graduate assistant in the office of Graduate Studies and Institutional Research, will tell us what she has learned from her review of the literature on student retention. 

Feb. 9 

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapters 1, 2, and 3. 

Feb. 23  

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapters 4 and 5. 

Mar. 9

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapters 6 and 7.

Mar. 23 

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapters 8, 9, and 10 

Apr. 6 

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapter 11 and 12.

Apr. 20

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapters 13 and 14.

May 4

Shaun R. Harper and Stephen John Quaye, eds., Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations (NY:  Routledge, 2008), Chapters 15 and 16 and Celebration!

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