Inside McKendree Lunch & Learns
Lunch and Learns are held Thursday at noon in Piper Academic Center (PAC) 222 (unless otherwise noted) and are open to all faculty and staff. The lunch and learns provide an opportunity for discussions about topics of general interest to the campus community. If you would like to present or have ideas for topics, please email the Associate Dean, Tami Eggleston.
Fall 2013 Lunch and Learn Schedule
September 5: Contract Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure (Bahr) *Please note this meeting will be
for full-time faculty who are interested in the faculty evaluation process
September 12: What I did over my summer break (Santee and Patterson)
September 19: An overview of Teaching For Excellence: The virtual T4E, Teaching Circles, Teaching Book Study, etc. (Eggleston & Collins) *Please note this is primarily for faculty or staff teaching a class
September 26: What’s new with Blackboard? (Boerngen and Scheibel)
October 3: Diverse personalities and approaches to deal with students who are outside the norm (Miller and Bastian)
October 10: Dear Colleague Letters (Bastian, Rentz, etc.)
October 17: The State Department (Mark Hove and Shelly Lemons)
October 24: No Lunch and Learn (Teaching and Technology Workshop at UMSL)
October 31: Making retirement and Social Security a little less SCARY (Rentz)
November 7: POP UP Discussion topic TBA
November 14: 5 Minutes of Fame! Faculty and Staff are invited to talk for five minutes about the way they incorporate diversity, cross-cultural issues, or multiculturalism into their courses (Please let Eggleston know if you are interested in being on the list of presenters.)
November 21: Open
November 28: Happy Thanksgiving!
Past Lunch and Learn Topics
T4E Book Study Meetings, Contract, Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure, Safety and Security at McKendree, The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Retirement Information, Institutional Review Board, The McKendree Experience, Retention, Diversity, Fall Student Survey Results, NSSE Results, and Departmental Accounting and Risks of Fraud.