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Teaching Excellence Center

Circle Summaries November 2001

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Monday 2:00 Session (no summary)

Wednesday 3:00 Session (no summary)

Thursday 9:30 Session (Issues with Distance Learning; no summary)

Thursday 4:00 Sesison

Nov. 1, 2001 in the HPE Complex Room 207

ATTENDANCE: Brenda Marques, Julia Ballenger, Kelly Salsberry, and DawnElla Rust

The following article served as the focal point for discussion.

Chickering, A. W. & Gamson, Z. F. (1987). Seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education. AAHE Bulletin.

The 7 principles are:

1. encourage contacts between students and faculty

2. develops reciprocity and cooperation among students

3. uses active learning techniques

4. gives prompt feedback

5. emphasizes time on task

6. communicates high expectations

7. respects diverse talents and ways of learning

Brenda Marques brought with her an article that dealt with the "7 Principles" article, it can be found at http://www.tss.uoguelph.ca/tahb/tah8f.html

The web site article identified specific practices/behaviors that described the "7 Principles". It allowed those in attendance of the Teaching Circle to score their practices/behaviors in undergraduate education. Everyone needs to get this web site article because it allows the individual an opportunity to identify his or her strengths and weaknesses. Another excellent article dealing with the "7 Practices" can be found a http://www.eng.usf.edu/~kaw/publish/sevenhabits.html

Next meeting is Thursday, Dec. 6 at 4 pm in the HPE Complex Room 207.

Friday 12:00 Session (no summary)

 

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