Archives—January 2018

January and February

LUNCH AND LEARN: Teaching Fast and Slow Thinkers  (Thursday, January 25, 2018, Noon – 1:00 pm)

Daniel Kahneman’s 2013 book titled “Thinking, Fast and Slow” is one of many recent books that explore how both unconscious and conscious systems are involved in thinking and learning.  In this luncheon workshop, we’ll explore some implications of this “dual processing” for the classroom, acknowledging differences between expert and novice approaches to problems, the selective nature of attention, and strategies to help students examine the accuracy of intuition. Lunch will be provided to those who register by Monday, January 22Click here to register.

COFFEE CHAT – Explore, Engage, Evolve: Tools for Assisting Students Through Their Career Journey  (Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 3:30-4:30 pm)

Career Services is entering a new era with innovative programming and services provided for students and their career journey. As part of this transformation, collaboration across campus, especially with faculty, is key. The impact instructors have on student planning and decision-making is critical, but is it intentional? Come hear about the newest initiatives, national recruiting trends and how a collaboration between faculty and career services can benefit student motivation and career readiness. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided to those who register by Friday, February 9th. Click here to register.


January

LUNCH AND LEARN: Teaching Fast and Slow Thinkers  (Thursday, January 25, 2018, Noon – 1:00 pm)

Daniel Kahneman’s 2013 book titled “Thinking, Fast and Slow” is one of many recent books that explore how both unconscious and conscious systems are involved in thinking and learning.  In this luncheon workshop, we’ll explore some implications of this “dual processing” for the classroom, acknowledging differences between expert and novice approaches to problems, the selective nature of attention, and strategies to help students examine the accuracy of intuition. Lunch will be provided to those who register by Monday, January 22Click here to register.