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Center for Teaching and Learning

Fruits of Sabbatical

 

Please join the Center for Teaching and Learning as the university community celebrates the scholarly accomplishments of our faculty returning from sabbatical. This year we will host monthly evening talks, that are appropriately   socially distanced, for professors to discuss their learning over the course of their  sabbatical experience.  Our second evening will pay tribute to Dr. Gregory Roper on October 16, 2020 from 5-7 p.m.

 

                                                  Greg Roper

      

        Dr. Roper will follow with, "the Luckiest Man in the World: Writing My Way Through          A Pandemic."                                   

       

                                         Please join us virtually:

       
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83768480964?pwd=R3BwVWhyNVZpVFB4Z29hVHVKSm1Qdz09
Meeting ID: 837 6848 0964                    Passcode: 640162

 

Save the Date!

Please join the Center for Teaching and Learning as the university community celebrates the scholarly accomplishments of our faculty returning from sabbatical. This year we will host monthly evening talks for professors to discuss their learning over the course of their sabbatical experience. Our third evening, completely online, will pay tribute to Dr. Jose Espericueta, Dr. Dupree, and Dr. Peregoy on November 6, 2020 from 5-6:15 p.m.

Our distinguished panel of guests will each speak about their own sabbaticals.

Dr. Jose Espericueta, "Mapping Mestizo Discourses in Sixteenth-Century New Spain"

Dr. Scott Dupree, "Louise Cowan's Genre Theory and the Core Curriculum"

Dr. Richard Peregoy, "Natural law (Western & Eastern), spirituality, mindfulness, & action steps to achieve sustainable development goals"

Please join us for this entirely virtual event:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88168129859?pwd=cTVlRm5acWVueDNGc3ZCem1OVG13Zz09

Meeting ID: 881 6812 9859
Passcode: 278985

 

 

 

University of Dallas Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning is a cross-disciplinary, faculty-led initiative to support excellence in teaching, scholarship, professional development, and convivial collegiality.

Fun things to Do in Dallas

A 30-foot-tall eyeball sculpture created by multimedia artist Tony Tasset can be found in downtown Dallas in the garden of the Joule hotel. (https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/eye-sculpture)

Learn more about weird things to do in Dallas

Center for Teaching and Learning Planning Committee

The UD Teaching and Learning Planning Committee is composed of faculty from Constantin College of Liberal Arts, Cowan-Blakly Library, Braniff Graduate School, and the Neuhoff School of Ministry.  The committee is directed by Dr. Carmen Newstreet (EDU). Committee members are Dr. Jodi Hunt (NSOM), Dr. Ali Dadpay (COB), Shelley Gayler-Smith (LIB), Dr. Greg Roper (ENG), Dr. Debra Romanick Baldwin (ENG), Dr. Matt Spring (ENG), Dr. Charles Sullivan (HIS) and Dr. William Cody (BIO).    

Contact:

Carmen Newstreet
ctl@udallas.edu

 

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