October 17th Session: “Living Our Mission in Hard Times”

“The College of Saint Rose community engages highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students in rigorous educational experiences. In the progressive tradition of the founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, we welcome men and women from all religious and cultural backgrounds. In addition to developing their intellectual capacities, students have the opportunity to cultivate their … Continue reading October 17th Session: “Living Our Mission in Hard Times”

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September 19th Session Summary “Strategies for Challenging Hate and Creating Progressive Social Change in Academic Communities”

Our first Provisions session of the 2017-2018 year explored the theme of "Strategies for Challenging Hate and Creating Progressive Social Change in Academic Communities."  Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme, which led to a full discussion with input from several audience members in attendance at the lunch-time meeting. … Continue reading September 19th Session Summary “Strategies for Challenging Hate and Creating Progressive Social Change in Academic Communities”

September 18th Session: “Strategies for Challenging Hate and Creating Progressive Social Change in Academic Communities”

The past year has been full of hateful influences impacting classrooms and academic communities across the country.  How do we combat the hate and create progressive social change? According to Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president at the American Council on Education and author of "Why Most Republicans Don't Like Higher Education", only 36% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents … Continue reading September 18th Session: “Strategies for Challenging Hate and Creating Progressive Social Change in Academic Communities”

“13 Reasons Why” Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators

"13 Reasons Why,"  a new series that was recently released on Netflix, opened the door for discussions and awareness regarding suicide. The series was based on the novel, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. However, the series depicts graphic images and scenes related to a teen suicide. Much debate has occurred over the various aspects of suicide, bullying, and sexual abuse depicted in the series.  In response to concerns regarding … Continue reading “13 Reasons Why” Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators

April 18th Session: Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era

To access the audio recording of the session, click here!! Our last Provisions session of the Spring 2017 semester explored the theme of “Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era.” Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme that sought to explore teaching methods for helping students learn in the post-truth era. … Continue reading April 18th Session: Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era

Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era: April 18th Session

How can educators teach students to evaluate news in a post-truth era?? Oxford Dictionaries defines post-truth as "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief," which has been named the word of the year. According to a segment "Fake News" by 60 … Continue reading Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era: April 18th Session