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A Weekend In Revolution: Experiencing “Reacting to the Past” as a Student

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Report from the 2017 Reacting to the Past winter conference held at the University of Georgia, January 13-14, 2017.

by Carrie Klaus, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Modern Languages, French,  and Allison Roehling, Assistant Professor of Economics and Management

The Reacting to the Past (“Reacting”) game-based curriculum, which has been around since the late 1990s, is credited with enhancing student engagement and skills in teamwork, critical thinking, oral communication, problem-solving, and integrative learning [1]. At the Reacting winter conference held at the University of Georgia in January, faculty and administrators experienced a Reacting game first-hand and spoke with instructors with experience teaching with Reacting across the country, as well as with former student participants. Read More A Weekend In Revolution: Experiencing “Reacting to the Past” as a Student

Report from the 2017 AASHE Sustainability Across the Curriculum Leadership Workshop

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Report from the AASHE Sustainability Across the Curriculum Leadership Workshop, hosted at Emory University, January 5-6, 2017.

By Jeane Pope, Associate Professor of Geosciences and Faculty Sustainabililty Coordinator

“That’s interesting,” one workshop participant remarked, “student learning outcomes for sustainability (e.g. critical thinking and problem solving, good communication skills, ability to work with multiple perspectives, empathy) are the same as we would want for any college graduate.”  Indeed, this is what DePauw faculty know and embrace:  that the transformative and empowering opportunities afforded by a liberal arts education are the key to positive changes for society at large. Read More Report from the 2017 AASHE Sustainability Across the Curriculum Leadership Workshop

Report from the Pacesetters meeting of the National Center for Women and Instructional Technology (NCWIT)

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Report from the semi-annual Pacesetters Meeting sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology – held in Denver, Colorado, November 3-4, 2016 By…

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