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Food for Thought

Join us for lunch discussions on different aspects of Teaching, Learning and Assessment. The discussions are offered on two different days to accommodate your teaching schedule. They provide a forum for networking and exchanging ideas with colleagues across campus; there are no structured presentations or "experts."

Bring your lunch, your teaching stories, your ideas, successes, and challenges. We provide the venue and refreshments. Come any time between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., stay as long as you wish. Kindly RSVP in advance. We look forward to your joining the discussions!

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2015 Fall Food for Thought Discussions:
Wednesday, September 16 or Thursday, September 17
Tuesday, October 27 or Wednesday, October 28
Tuesday, December 1 or Wednesday, December 2

Discussion topics will be forthcoming.

Materials from Spring 2015 Discussions:

“The Last Day of Class: Reflective Endings for Continued Learning”
Relevant articles, The Teaching Professor:
The last class: A critical course component 
The last class: A time for celebration and ritual
The end of the course: Another perspective

Formative Assessment for Meaningful Learning
Pertinent article: Rethinking formative assessments in HE

Snow Days Turned Opportune eLearning Days
Handout for Snow Day Options (PDF)

Alcohol and the College Experience: An Unbreakable Bond?
Handout with Villanova-specific data (PDF)
Related Reading: Chronicle of Higher Education, Alcohol’s hold on campus: Special report. December 1, 2014. Download the report.

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We invite your suggestions for topics.
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