Programs & Events

The Center for Teaching & Learning, alone and in collaboration with other offices, organizes a number of programs and events for faculty each semester. These programs seek to provide faculty opportunities to exchange ideas regarding teaching and learning with each other and with outside experts. Unless otherwise noted, the following programs are open to all full-time and part-time faculty at Stonehill.

CTL Programs

Academic Development Day

A day-long series of programs devoted to curricular and faculty development (held every semester).

Inclusive Online Education Seminar

A 15-week hybrid seminar designed to introduce the necessary pedagogical practices and skills needed to develop and teach online at Stonehill College.

Faculty Learning Communities

A pilot program that brings small groups of faculty together for semester-long conversations about various classroom topics.

New Faculty Seminar

A monthly lunchtime seminar for all new full-time faculty.

SOTL Writing Retreat

A summer retreat for faculty interested in working on a SOTL research project.

Teaching and Learning Strategies Seminar

A semester-long seminar open to all Stonehill faculty (application required).

Teaching Roundtables

Faculty-led conversations about various teaching topics.

 

Co-sponsored Programs

Active Learning Technologies Reading Group

A monthly reading group that brings faculty and librarians together to discuss how technology can be used to promote active learning in the classroom.  Organized with the MacPhaídín Library.

Faculty-Librarian Partnership Program

A program meant to encourage better collaboration between faculty and librarians.  Organized with the MacPhaídín Library.

Farmhouse Writing Fellows

An opportunity for faculty to have dedicated writing space to work on a scholarly or pedagogical project for a semester.

Tenure & Promotion Retreat

A retreat organized each spring for all faculty on the tenure track.  Organized with the Dean of the Faculty.

 

 

Past Programs

Open Classroom Initiative

A program meant to encourage faculty to visit each other's classes.

SOTL Research Methods Series

A series of faculty-led discussions about how different research methods can be applied to classroom-based research on teaching and pedagogy.

Supporting Our Students Series

A series of roundtables and workshops meant to address ways faculty can better work with students with disabilities as well as students with emotional and other psychological challenges.  Organized with Counseling Services and the Office of Disability Services.

Teaching Squares

An opportunity to visit the classes of three other faculty members at Stonehill