Archive for Kyle Chambers

ITA 2017 Nominee: Mimi Gerstbauer

This is one of a few interviews conducted by Ellyn Adelmann ‘18 with winners and previous nominees for the Gustavus Innovative Teaching Award during the 2017-2018 academic year. Mimi Gerstbauer, Department of Political Science, Peace Studies, LALACS, and African Studies, integrated citizen diplomacy and vocational discernment concepts into her POL-244: International Community and Diplomacy/Model UN […]

ITA 2017 Nominee: Angelique Dwyer

This is one of a few interviews conducted by Ellyn Adelmann ‘18 with winners and previous nominees for the Gustavus Innovative Teaching Award during the 2017-2018 academic year. Angelique Dwyer, Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Cultures, Spanish, LALACS, and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, incorporated classic pedagogies such as Paulo Freire’s Popular Education, the […]

ITA 2017 Nominee: Annika Erickson

This is one of a few interviews conducted by Ellyn Adelmann ‘18 with winners and previous nominees for the Gustavus Innovative Teaching Award during the 2017-2018 academic year. Annika Erickson, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and African Studies, incorporated a new element to the Ethnographic Interview assignment in her S/A-111: Cultural Anthropology course […]

Introducing the 2017 Innovative Teaching Award Winners

The selection committee for the 2017-2018 Innovative Teaching Award would like to thank all of the nominees for their applications. Not surprisingly, the committee was impressed by all the effort, creativity, and thoughtfulness that the candidates put into their courses. We will be publishing interviews with all of the applicants in a series of blog […]

ITA 2016 Assignment Winner: Maddalena Marinari

This is one of a few interviews conducted by Lili Rothschild ‘17 with winners and previous nominees for the Gustavus Innovative Teaching Award. Nominations for this year’s awards should be emailed to innovate@gustavus.edu by November, 10th.  More details can be found at http://gustavus.edu/provost/faculty-l/attachments/innovate-award-rfp-2017.pdf Maddalena Marinari, Department of History, was awarded the Innovative Teaching Award (Assignment) […]

ITA 2016 Nominee: Valerie Walker

This is one of a few interviews conducted by Lili Rothschild ‘17 with winners and previous nominees for the Gustavus Innovative Teaching Award. Nominations for this year’s awards should be emailed to innovate@gustavus.edu by November, 10th.  More details can be found at http://gustavus.edu/provost/faculty-l/attachments/innovate-award-rfp-2017.pdf Valerie Walker, Department of Education, described two teaching innovations she has utilized […]

ITA 2016 Nominee: Debra Pitton and Amy Vizenor

This is one of a few interviews conducted by Lili Rothschild ‘17 with winners and previous nominees for the Gustavus Innovative Teaching Award. Nominations for this year’s awards should be emailed to innovate@gustavus.edu by November, 10th.  More details can be found at http://gustavus.edu/provost/faculty-l/attachments/innovate-award-rfp-2017.pdf Debra Pitton and Amy Vizenor, Department of Education, submitted an application for […]

Comprehensive Assessment of Team Member Effectiveness (CATME) Available at Gustavus

Do you have a group or team project in your courses? Do you struggle with how to create student groups that work effectively? Wish you could easily and fairly integrate a peer evaluation? CATME is for you! CATME is a completely online-based tool that does two major tasks related to student groups:  allows you to […]

Introducing the 2016 Innovative Teaching Award Winners

Note: This is a repost from last academic year. Nominations for this year’s awards are due November 10th and should be emailed to innovate@gustavus.edu.  More details can be found at http://gustavus.edu/provost/faculty-l/attachments/innovate-award-rfp-2017.pdf  The selection committee for the 2015-2016 Innovative Teaching Award would like to thank all of the nominees for their applications. As the committee reviewed applications, […]

Pamela Conners: I’m a Gustie and This is How I Teach

Pamela Conners Assistant Professor in Communication Studies What classes do you regularly teach? Rhetorical Criticism, Community Advocacy and Social Change, Argumentation and Debate, Public Discourse, Contemporary Rhetoric What’s the best advice about teaching you’ve ever received? Listen. You have as much to learn from your students as they do from you. Tell us about your favorite […]