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The Unavoidable Curriculum

I’m looking forward to joining some colleagues this weekend at a summer institute organized by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AACU.org). We’re planning to get some good work done to organize professional development for high impact teaching practices … Continue reading

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Provost’s Address at Faculty Convocation

Designing for Student Success Karrin E. Wilks, Senior Vice President & Provost January 27, 2017 Good morning and welcome to our first annual Faculty Convocation. Thank you all for joining us. We are very pleased to have to have this … Continue reading

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Leaders, not administrators in training

A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education featured leadership development programs for faculty at Rutgers and Macalester, among other universities. The article [paywall alert] focused on the need to train faculty for roles as department chairs and deans. At … Continue reading

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The New Active Learning

In the early 2000s, I led a program to encourage and support faculty at Minnesota’s community-technical colleges and state universities (MnSCU) to adopt active learning strategies. At the time, we used the most comprehensive definition of “active learning” that we … Continue reading

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