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/Week

Full-day programming on topics related to curricular and faculty development

Online Education Seminar

A 10-week hybrid seminar designed to introduce the necessary pedagogical practices and skills needed to develop and teach online at Stonehill College. 

Farmhouse Writing Fellows

Farmhouse Writing Fellows provided dedicated writing space on the second floor of the Farmhouse (the former Bridge house) to work on scholarly or pedagogical projects for the semester.   Farmhouse Conversations take place during the semester  where the Farmhouse Writing Fellows talk about the projects they are working on.   

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.

Book Clubs

The book club topic for the 2019-2020 academic year will be “Reading Race, Class, and Gender: Finding Words for the Unspeakable.”

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

iPad Chats

Informal conversations where faculty share their experiments using iPads in the classroom.

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.