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August 23, 2023

Participate in the Teaching and Learning Center book club

Submitted by Tanya Gonzalez

The New College Classroom book cover

The Teaching and Learning Center invites you to participate in the 2023 book club of "The New College Classroom" by Cathy N. Davidson and Christina Katopodis. The book aims to assist instructors as they "create an environment that is truly conducive to learning."

The book club will read a short selection each month and meet at 4-5 p.m. at Union Station by JP's on the following dates:

  • Friday, Sept. 1,  Chapter 6: "Activities for Any Day of the Term."
  • Friday, Oct. 6,  Chapter 7: "Democratic and Antiracist Pedagogy."
  • Friday, Nov. 3, Chapter 8: "Group Work Without the Groans."
  • Friday, Dec. 1,  Chapter 9: "Research that Inspires Creativity."
  • Friday, Feb. 2,  Chapter 10: "Feedback that Really Works."
  • Friday, March 1, Chapter 11: "Grades—Ugh!"
  • Friday, April 5,  Chapter 12: "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?"
  • Friday, May 3, Conclusion: "Changing the World."

An asynchronous discussion board will also be available on Canvas for those who are unable to attend the Friday in-person sessions. Please register here to connect to the book club.

Access "The New College Classroom" for free through K-State Libraries by using this permalink.