Reading Groups

The LTC sponsors semester-long groups of faculty and staff who read current books about teaching and learning. Participants receive free copies of the books in exchange for attending designated sessions in the LTC where they share their insights on the texts with their group.

Fall 2016 Reading Group

Join Beth Harrison (LTC, OLR) and Jeanne Holcomb (Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) for an engaging discussion and examination of the book The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy.  The reading group will meet from 1:30-2:45 pm in LTC Meeting Space 028 on the following dates:

Wednesday, September 21
Wednesday, September 28
Wednesday, October 5
Wednesday, October 12
Wednesday, October 19
Wednesday October 26

Click here to register for Fall 2016 reading group

If you have suggestions for a new reading group or any questions/comments, please contact Faculty Development at facdev@udayton.edu 

Books discussed at past Reading Groups

Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation

Supersurvivors: The Link Between Suffering and Success

Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing Your World

Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice

Diversity across the Curriculum: A Guide for Faculty in Higher Education

Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled-- and More Miserable Than Ever Before

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Teaching with Your Mouth Shut

The Unheard Voices:  Community Organizations and Service Learning

The Flipped Classroom

On Student Reading (or the Absence of Student Reading)

Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice, 2nd edition

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