Many of Gonzaga’s professors focus on spreading better teaching as if it’s a personal mission. Frequently, faculty develop coursework based on their own lifelong learning. Whatever their motivation, faculty across campus are seeking new ways to reach their students.
Archive for Winter 2013
Tied by their Jesuit roots, Gonzaga and the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe share a tradition of annual pilgrimages to the Cataldo Mission. Cecelia Cook, director of youth, music and language ministries at the Sacred Heart Mission in Desmet, Idaho, reminds the youth whom she works with that, “The Jesuits brought us the Word of God.”
Adrian Popa knows about hardiness. Growing up, Popa watched his parents cope with the oppression of communist-ruled Romania.
Each year as part of a course titled “Culminating Experience,” we require our seniors to prepare for and attend the regional conference of the American College of Sports Medicine.
In her course titled “Inter-Christian Dialogue,” Wendlinder starts and finishes with Catholicism. But she also broadens out into other denominations.
Peer evaluating – evaluations of student work by other students – is a helpful tool for getting students to look at their work the way a teacher does.
A year ago, nursing Professor Susan Norwood fielded a question from Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service Learning.
I was a design engineer for 23 years at Bell Labs and Hewlett Packard. Both are very good firms, but I wanted to do something different.