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Published on September 4th, 2014 | by editor


Center for Teaching and Learning Launches Fall Program Series

CTL.Kurt Leslie

Prof. Kurt Leslie kicked off the Fall 2014 CTL season with a fascinating discussion about Earth’s biodiversity.

Discover learning and development opportunities for CCC faculty and staff!

Wright College’s very own Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) kicked off its Fall program series with professor Kurt Leslie’s presentation: “From the Cryosphere to the Amazon Cloud Forest: Endangered Species and Global Warming.” Prof. Leslie and participants engaged in a lively discussion about the challenges and potential solutions concerning the loss of Earth’s biodiversity.

Future CTL topics will address curriculum development, website creation for the classroom, creativity and expression, soft skills, using mobile apps for teaching, games/role-playing in the classroom, and more; along with such special interest topics as Civil War battlefields, cannibalism and community, Batman, fungi, and Nicaragua’s biodiversity, among others.

  • Monday, September 8, 2pm:
    Curriculum Development Workshop – Creating and Revising Courses (Maria Jaskot-Inclan)
  • Tuesday, September 9th, 2pm:
    Whistling Vivaldi – How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Mira Kolodkin)
  • Wednesday, September 10th, 12:30pm: Teaching Ike Reilly (Vincent Bruckert)
  • Thursday, September 11th, 11am: Amazingly Easy Website Creation for the Classroom (Andrew Kruger)

Click here for the Fall 2014 Program Guide.

ALL City Colleges faculty & staff are welcome to participate in CTL sessions. Participants will receive credit through continuing education and a certificate of participation. Most importantly, participants will learn new things while spending time with friends and colleagues.

Sessions take place in the CTL’s recently dedicated space in Room S-243 (Science Building) at Wright College. For more information about the Center for Teaching and Learning, please contact co-chairs Alicia Anzaldo or Tracy Mitchell.

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