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Introduction to the Teaching Project (Part 2)

March 31st, 2010

Dr. Joel Schwartz , Director of the Charles Center, offer his insights on the interaction between experienced faculty and younger faculty, the idea of the “transformative teacher”, the importance of making small adjustments while teaching, and generational differences between students.

Issue 2 (March 2010), Media

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Video Assignments: an Alternative to a Traditional Paper?

March 31st, 2010

Larry Evans talks about using a video production assignment instead of a traditional paper.

Issue 2 (March 2010), Media

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Experimental Philosophy & Pedagogy

March 31st, 2010

Kevin Timpe, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northwest Nazarene University, talks about “Experimental Philosophy” and its usefulness in the classroom.

Issue 2 (March 2010)

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Call for Participants: Collaborative Writing May Seminar

March 31st, 2010

Find out how to particpate in a May Seminar about Collaborative Writing. Deadline Extended to April 30th.

Issue 2 (March 2010), Issue 3 (April 2010), News

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Will I Be Buying an iPad?

February 19th, 2010

Teaching Project member Gene Roche considers buying an iPad, how it might impact his academic life and his love/hate relationship with Steve Jobs.

Geeky Teaching, Issue 1 (February 2010)

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Introduction to the Teaching Project Podcast (Part 1)

February 19th, 2010

The inaugural episode features Dr. Joel Schwartz, Director of the Charles Center discussing the Charles Center’s work in the area of faculty excellence and the goals of the partnership between the center and Academic Information Services.

Issue 1 (February 2010), Media

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What do faculty need to know about the Honor Code?

February 18th, 2010

Members of the University Teaching Project and new faculty members meet with two representatives of W&M’s Honor Council.

Frequently Asked Questions, Issue 1 (February 2010)

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Inside the First Teaching Project Meeting: Today’s Class and Life After College

February 18th, 2010

Faculty discussed where they hoped their student will be in ten years and how today’s class might impact them.

Issue 1 (February 2010), News

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Using Video in Your Classroom

February 18th, 2010

What started as a simple question (“Can I make a DVD of video clips to use in my class?”) ended in a conversation between faculty members, academic technologist and media experts. Find out how copyright law impacts your teaching and the status of the ever popular “clip DVD”.

Issue 1 (February 2010)