Spring 2018 Events

Bard’s Center for Faculty and Curricular Development (CFCD) offers programs and support for faculty at all stages in their teaching and professional development. Below you will find information on (1) events for new faculty, (2) our spring semester faculty-staff reading group, and (3) our regular series of “lightning lunches.”  

Events for New Faculty

  • Welcome and Orientation: Thursday, January 31st, 8:45 – 1:00, Alumni Center
  • Lightning Lunch on CAFÉ forms in week 2 (see February 6 lunch below)
  • Open Classrooms (available for all faculty in their first year)

Faculty & Staff Reading Group

  • Google Chat reading group being organized in conjunction with the MBA program [details TBA]
  • Class and Campus Life by Elizabeth Lee – reading group led by Ariana Gonzalez Stokas, Dean of Inclusive Excellence [this group is now full]

Lightning Lunches

All lunches are held in the Faculty Dining Room unless otherwise noted.

Week 1

Discussion in the Classroom: The Harkness Method and Other Ways to Get Everyone Talking

Lunch 12:00-1:00

Tuesday, January 30

Week 2

Interpreting Your CAFÉ Forms

Lunch 12:00-1:00

Tuesday, February 6

Week 3

The Question of Authority in the Classroom

Lunch 12:00-1:00

Monday, February 12

Week 4

Trouble-Shooting Senior Projects

Lunch 12:00-1:00

Tuesday, February 20

Week 5

Working with (& Grading) ESL Student Writers

Lunch 12:00-1:00

Monday, February 26

Week 6

Brainstorming & Problem-Solving: Open topic lunch to discuss anything on your mind about your teaching, research, or campus life. Or just join us for lunch.

Lunch 12:00-1:00

Monday, March 5

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Contact Info: For additional information, to set up a one-on-one consultation, or to schedule a visit as part of our program of open classrooms, please contact Deirdre D’Albertis (dalbertis@bard.edu) or Philip Pardi (pardi@bard.edu).