Archive for Winter 2013

Innovative Teaching: A Personal Mission

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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.

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Two Pilgrimages, Two Cultures, One Faith

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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.”

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Innovative Teaching: Adrian Popa

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Adrian Popa knows about hardiness. Growing up, Popa watched his parents cope with the oppression of communist-ruled Romania.

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Innovative Teaching: Dan McCann

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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.

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Innovative Teaching: Anastasia Wendlinder

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In her course titled “Inter-Christian Dialogue,” Wendlinder starts and finishes with Catholicism. But she also broadens out into other denominations.

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Innovative Teaching: Mark Alfino

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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.

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Innovative Teaching: Susan Norwood

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A year ago, nursing Professor Susan Norwood fielded a question from Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service Learning.

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Innovative Teaching: Steve Zemke

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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.

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