2017-2018 Innovation Fellowships to Support General Education Revision

light bulb turned onThe Office of Academic Affairs, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Munday Library, and the Office of Instructional Technology of St. Edward’s University invite proposals from faculty for the 2017-18 Innovation Fellowship to be submitted by March 10, 2017. These fellowships will support faculty who need time, resources, and expertise to include pedagogical experimentation in their courses by providing a $1200 stipend, the opportunity to participate in the Summer 2017 Innovation Institute, May 15-26, 2017, and the opportunity to be part of a community of faculty fellows focused on pedagogical innovation. Continue reading

New Members of the General Education Revision Committee (GERC)

Three new members have been named to the general education revision committee (GERC) for Fall 2016.  They are:
  • Chuck Hauser (Associate Professor of Biology)
  • Alex Robinson (Assistant Professor of Art)
  • Katie Peterson (Assistant Professor of Reading)
All three served on Curriculum Models groups that helped develop our general education framework.  After the retirement of Grant Simpson, Katie Peterson is now the representative from the School of Education.  Alex Robinson and Chuck Hauser are both interim members while the representatives from their schools are away from campus.  Lynn Rudloff (Humanities) is on sabbatical, and Michael Saclolo (Natural Sciences) is teaching in Angers, France for the semester.  For more information on who serves on various groups developing our general education curriculum, see our People page.