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Posted March 2017
Extra Credit Assignment for Furman Engaged!
(feel free to copy and paste and/or modify):

An integrative reflection on Furman Engaged!

You may be aware of the Furman Engaged! Integrative Essay Contest. Participation in the contest may be considered for extra course credit; please discuss this possibility with me if you are interested.  But even if you do not plan to submit an essay for the contest, you may still earn extra credit by writing a short, integrative reflection on your attendance at Furman Engaged! sessions.  To do so:

  1. Attend at least three distinct presentation sessions.
  2. Write 1-2 pages describing how you might integrate material from the sessions into a single essay with a clear and compelling context.  For example, context might be provided by a significant problem, question, or hypothesis that provides a meaningful framework for integrating material that otherwise seems disparate.

“Sessions” refers to formal presentation sessions.  Sessions comprised of multiple short presentations or a panel are considered ONE session.  Poster sessions may be integrated but may not count as one of the three sessions.


Posted February 2017
Did you miss a Faculty Lunch you wanted to attend earlier this semester?  Check out the CTL Podcast recap (a Furman network account is required for access).



Posted January 2017

During Spring 2017, we are hosting a series of Faculty Lunches with guest speakers from among Furman faculty and staff on a variety of topics.  Check out the schedule of events.

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In The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), we collaborate with faculty, professional staff, and students to design and implement engaging learning experiences. Faculty collaborations include individual and group consultations, course and assignment design support, forums to connect and share with other faculty, customized workshops and seminars, innovation support through teaching grants, collaborative technology exploration, and design and implementation of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects. The CTL Writing and Media Lab​ is a space where students can collaborate with faculty-nominated peers who are experienced in facilitating the writing and media creation process. CTL brings together student, staff, and faculty support in a dynamic, centralized location where energetic exchange, deep learning, innovation, and intellectual community flourish.

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