Category Archives: Professional Development

Summer 2015 Teaching Circle

Syllabi (re)Design Success! an MCTC CTL Teaching Circle, facilitated by Holly Fairchild Have you been meaning to rework your syllabi, but haven’t made the time? Do you wish to collaborate with other faculty across disciplines to gain ideas on how … Continue reading

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Workshop Recommendations – use your Faculty Development Dollars (due 4/30)

Hello Faculty, Below are descriptions of three excellent faculty-development opportunities: (1) May 18: course design workshop at MCTC (2) May 19-21: course design workshop in Chicago (3) July 27-30: cooperative learning workshop at the University of Minnesota (4) Various options – first … Continue reading

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Guest Post: What I Learned at Book Club

What I Learned at Book Club, by Rebecca March (INFS Faculty) Last semester, I facilitated the C.T.L. book club for Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed:  Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character.  Grit, in this case, refers to certain personality … Continue reading

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U of MN’s Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning Roundtable Discussion

PsTL’s Engaging Pedagogies Colloquia Presents: Framing Community Engagement How do different institutions of higher learning approach the role of community engagement in the work that they do? This roundtable discussion features leaders from service learning and civic engagement offices comparing … Continue reading

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MCTC CTL Spring 2014 Programming Overview

If you are interested in participating in Teaching Circles or Book Clubs, contact the facilitator of that group. Contact CTL Leader Jennifer Sippel if you are interested in facilitating or participating in a Dialogue or a Talking about Teaching. Note: … Continue reading

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Register by Nov 1 for Wisconsin Desire2Learn Ignite

Join us in Madison! Wisconsin Desire2Learn Ignite is your forum to make an impact by exchanging insights, strategies, and best practices with your local peers. Take advantage of the day and work with your educational neighbours to build a community of collaboration and … Continue reading

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2013 U of M Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Symposium and Food Summit Food and the Environment: Healthy Planet, Healthy People October 14 & 15

We are pleased to invite you to the 2013 Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Symposium and Food Summit, “Food and the Environment: Healthy Planet, Healthy People,” on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 14 and 15, sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Healthy … Continue reading

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Faculty Credentialing Courses 2013-14 Schedule

Credentialing Course Schedule 2013-2014

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D2L Ignite Regional User Forum in Wisconsin, November 8th, 2013

I am cordially inviting you, your faculty and colleagues to participate in Wisconsin D2L Ignite Regional User Forum on Nov 8. Mark your calendar! Details below: Desire2Learn will be hosting their first regional conference in Wisconsin on November 8, at the … Continue reading

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CTE Works! Conference

November 14, 2013,  Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West (Plymouth, MN) (website) This annual conference is sponsored by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the Minnesota Department of Education. We are delighted to partner with the Governor’s Workforce Development Council (GWDC) … Continue reading

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