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Latest: A Rich Conversation about Authentic Writing (Dr. Dawn Neill and Katy Palmer)

"This blog post chronicles the parallels between thinking about engagement and the act of engagement by presenting an interactive conversation between me, an anthropology professor interested in engaging students in writing, and Katy Palmer, an undergraduate anthropology student increasingly engaged in writing.Read more

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New Faculty

Save the Date: New Faculty Orientation

September 12, 2014

The annual New Faculty Orientation happens on Friday, September 12, from 8:30am - 4:30pm on the second floor of Kennedy Library, next to Julian’s CaféThis is an opportunity to meet the Provost and other key support staff, connect with fellow new faculty, enjoy a catered lunch, complete some important tasks (payroll paperwork, campus ID cards, etc.), and choose among numerous sessions offering essential information valuable for starting your Cal Poly career. All new faculty (tenure-line and lecturers) hired in 2014, including Winter, Spring and Fall quarter start dates, are invited.

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team base learning

Student Engagement in a Flipped Classroom Using Team Based Learning

Sept 10, 2014 - 9am-12pm

Team Based Learning (TBL) is not your typical teamwork experience. TBL uses the flipped classroom model to first prepare students for in-class activities. Then, by using a proven sequence of in-class activities, students solve problems and use the pre-assignment knowledge to go deeper into analysis.

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Introduction to the QOLT

October 7 9am 202A Kennedy Library

All faculty who have taught a hybrid or online course in 2014 are eligible for the CSU Quality Online Learning & Teaching recognition award. This workshop will cover the information you need to update your course and submit your work for recognition.
For more information, please contact Catherine Hillman at


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