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Join a Professional Learning Club for the next academic year

TLT is offering the opportunity for faculty to join a Professional Learning Club (PLC) that will take place during the 2015-2016 academic year.  A Professional Learning Club is a group of faculty that meet to collaboratively reflect on and improve their teaching practices.  It involves examining the relationship between teaching practices and student outcomes, evaluating those […]

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Lunch n’ Learn with Michelle Futrell

Student Retention: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility If you were unable to join us for our first Lunch n’ Learn you can view a recording below. Michelle Futrell, Director of Undergraduate Student Services, talked about identifying at-risk students and who they are.  There was a lot of great conversation and ideas on how to keep our students. […]

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Preparing for the Unexpected

On Tuesday, the College of Charleston experienced a safety and communication crisis when a bomb threat was made.  Classes in six buildings were officially cancelled and many faculty, staff, and students were prohibited from accessing their offices, classrooms, and dorms until 5:00PM.  This unexpected disruption caused many professors to lose valuable class time. As the […]

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Is Your First Day of Class “Syllabus Day”?

At college campuses across the country, a new semester has begun, allowing us to once again begin anew.  Few professionals have the opportunity to start fresh every couple of months but professors, if they’re so inclined, can modify their classes every semester based upon self and student evaluations.  One part of teaching that I have […]

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