Clubs are scheduled for fall and spring terms, beginning in September. Faculty and staff members can sign up for one club and must commit to reading assigned pages and participating in weekly discussions over a 4 – 6 week period. The Lucas Center provides a copy of the book for participants to keep.
Learner Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice (2nd ed)
by Maryellen Weimer.
In this new edition, one of the nation's most highly regarded authorities on effective college teaching offers a comprehensive introduction to the topic of learner-centered teaching in the college and university classroom, including the most up-to date examples of practice in action from a variety of disciplines, an entirely new chapter on the research support for learner-centered approaches, and a more in-depth discussion of how student's developmental issues impact the effectiveness of learner-centered teaching.
Wednesdays from 2-3 PM
January 20, 27, February 3, 10
Generation Z Goes to College by Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace
Generation Z is rapidly replacing Millennials on college campuses. Those born from 1995 through 2010 have different motivations, learning styles, characteristics, skill sets, and social concerns than previous generations.
Generation Z Goes to College showcases findings from an in-depth study of over 1,100 Generation Z college students from 15 vastly different U.S. higher education institutions as well as additional studies from youth, market, and education research related to this generation. Authors Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace provide interpretations, implications, and recommendations for program, process, and curriculum changes that will maximize the educational impact on Generation Z students.
Thursdays from 11 AM - 12 PM
March 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14
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