Masticate and Confabulate
Masticate & Confabulate is a group that meets to discuss teaching while sharing food, drink, and community. Faculty are surveyed at the beginning of the semester, and topics and meeting dates/times are chosen based on interest and availability.
This year’s meeting with take place over lunch in the Hynson Faculty Lounge.
An article is often shared about a week in advance to spark discussion, or participants may be asked to bring ideas or items for discussion from their own classes.
M&C meets approximately once a month during the academic year. All faculty are welcome!
Past meeting topics have included:
Enhancing lecture and interactive lecture
Technology tools in the classroom
Increasing class participation
Leading classroom discussion
Constructing a syllabus and course design
Formative assessment including rubrics
Teaching critical thinking
Discussing difficult topics in the classroom
Please contact Suzanne Thuecks with questions. We hope you can join us!
Suzanne ThuecksLab Instructor in Biology
- (800) 422-1782, ext. 5756
- Toll S124