Month: March 2018

Inclusivity Lessons From a Women’s College

By Emma Bjorngard-Basayne & Kristi Kaeppel Isabel Fields is a first-year student from Smith College intending to major in Women and Gender Studies with a minor in Public Policy. She has her own podcast called She Said, which tackles topics “from menstruation to sex education to reproductive justice” (iTunes description). For our March series on […]

President’s Series on Teaching Excellence Talk

What if?  Creating a Space for Possibility Thinking in the University Classroom In this talk, Ron Beghetto will discuss how the University classroom serves as an ideal setting for faculty and students to engage in possibility thinking — bridging the gap between current knowledge and future possibilities.  Prof. Beghetto will highlight how instructors can establish […]

Virtual Information Session 3/20

The Graduate Certificate in College Instruction will host a virtual information session on Tuesday, 3/20/18, from 6:45pm-7:15pm ahead of the April 1, 2018 application deadline for fall 2018 admission. To sign up, email the program’s Graduate Assistant, Kristi Kaeppel, at    

Three Insights From Feminist Pedagogy

By Kristi Kaeppel In honor of International Women’s Day, I wanted to write a post that explored the contributions of feminist pedagogy. As has been said with other “alternative pedagogies” (such as culturally relevant teaching), feminist teaching is not an outlier approach with radical ideas but rather incorporates sound, evidence-based practices. Many of these ideas, […]