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Fall Book Group: whistling vivaldi

Do you want to join a book discussion group, but worry you don’t have the time in to read the book during the fall semester? Are you in an employee group with professional development funds and you have a few dollars left this year? The CTEI is pleased to help! We will hold book discussion […]

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East Campus Book Group

Thanks to Peggy Kearney we are able to offer a book group on the East campus. The group will meet for the first time on February 22 from 2:30 to 3:30. The group will read How to Become a Student Ready College by Tia McNair, our Professional Issues Conference keynote speaker. If you are interested in joining contact […]

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CTEI Book Groups Forming

The CTEI is forming book discussion groups for the winter. All teachers are welcome and we will schedule readings so as many people as possible can attend. Books are available to borrow, but Full Time teachers are encouraged to purchase any books and seek reimbursement through the Professional Improvement Fund. Express an interest below! Teaching […]

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Bowen Handouts

Last Friday José Bowen led two engaging sessions- a keynote speech at UM-Dearborn and a workshop at Henry Ford College. Several people have asked whether we can get more copies of the hand outs or more information. For more information the best place to go is to the website teaching naked. The Borrow and the […]

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Teaching Naked Techniques

“Engagement precedes learning.”  (Bowen & Watson 2017) What does an engaged student look like?   How does course design and instructor planning impact student engagement long before the first class meeting?  Why should instructors care about building a culture of inquiry and comfort where students feel compelled to not only show up for class, but […]