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Posts tagged ‘civic engagement’

Are they paying attention?

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

When we love what we teach, it can be hard to see why students are not equally enthralled. In many cases, we have dedicated our careers to the field and still find it exciting. But, what happens when that passion is not shared by the students? Faculty can start to feel a little disappointed by…

Civic Engagement and value of college education

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Civic engagement and value of a college education with liberal arts courses in increasingly important to employers.  A case for liberal arts degrees and courses suggests both may increase civic engagement after graduation. Additionally, employers want broadly educated college graduates a new survey reveals.   Using digital media in all courses with a focus on popular…

Technology and Activism

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

More has been in the news lately about using podcasts, twitter, and skype in the classroom.  A recent article focuses on the use of twitter.  Another project is using social media to connect social justice activists.  Other student groups working with local labor unions use social media and old fashioned, hit the streets organizing efforts to…

GCC Professional Development

Friday, October 7th, 2011

2012-2013 GCC Professional Development  Spring 2013 Updated List of professional development Spring 2013   Professional Development Workshop Flyer Spring 2013_Mar 8 Updated List of professional development Spring 2013   Updated  List   Notice Important Dates for Spring 2013 January 9th and January 23rd Faculty and Staff Professional Development Workshops See List: Faculty and Staff Professional Development January 2013…

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