Podcast for the April Session The April session of ProVisions Teaching and Learning Series was titled Academically Adrift? Conversation & Reflections on the Futures of Higher Education. The three presenters talked about the future of higher education and their beliefs as to whether our nation’s higher education is academically adrift. Dr. Mark Sullivan, president of … Continue reading Conversation & Reflections on the Futures of Higher Education
Most schools around the country (both at the primary level and in higher education) offer some type of foreign language class. The foreign language(s) offered in a typical primary school usually depends on what foreign language(s) is predominantly used in the school district community and/or the country. Colleges and Universities on the other hand offer … Continue reading A New Foreign Language?
The April ProVisions session is nearly here and the topic will be Academically Adrift? Conversation & Reflections on the Futures of Higher Education; which has been a hot topic in the world of higher education lately. Nigel Thrift, a writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education blog World Wise, recently posted an article on the … Continue reading Higher Education and the Future
The April 2012 ProVisions session is coming up soon! Just a reminder, there has been a change of date for the April session. It will now be held on Thursday, April 19th from 12:00 to 1:15 in Standish Conference rooms A and B. Lunch will be served as well. The title of the session is … Continue reading Thursday, April 19th
The recent downsizing – and in some places deletion – of art programs in K-12 schools has made many college students quite thankful that they graduated high school before the recession hit. Many of us can’t imagine how we would have gotten through a school day without our art or music classes. It will now … Continue reading The Arts and Education
The March session of ProVisions Teaching and Learning series was on Teaching and Service learning. The three presenters talked about what service learning is and shared some of their own teaching experiences with service learning. Dr. Fred Boehrer, Coordinator of Academic Service Learning, discussed what academic service learning actually is. Dr. Boehrer discussed service learning … Continue reading Teaching & Service Learning
For anyone interested in attending the next ProVisions Session: Academically Adrift? Conversation & Reflections on the Futures of Higher Education it has been moved to Thursday, April 19th. It will still be held at the same time and place (12:00 to 1:15 in the Standish conference room). So remember to save the date!