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Students as Producers of Disciplinary Habits

by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director The CFT’s recent Teaching Visit hosted by Phil Ackerman-Lieberman illustrated our 2013-14 theme of Students as Producers in a way that’s different from our previous examples.  These other instances typically focus on specific course assignments that engage students in actively creating something, often directing their work toward authentic audiences…

Posted on February 14, 2014 in Commentary, News, ,


Alternatives to Generic Teaching: A Plenary North of the Border

On February 25, CFT Assistant Director Nancy Chick presented a plenary session, “Exploring Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Engaging Your Students and Your Discipline,” at the 2012 Spring Conference of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of British Columbia. The FPSE is organization of unionized faculty in British Columbia’s institutions of higher education.  This year’s conference, held in Vancouver,…

Posted on March 15, 2012 in News,


New Book from CFT Assistant Director Nancy Chick on Signature Pedagogies

by CFT Director Derek Bruff Exploring More Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Teaching Disciplinary Habits of Mind (2012) just hit the stands a couple of weeks ago.  This is big news at the CFT because the lead editor is Nancy Chick, our new Assistant Director.  This book is the follow-up to Exploring Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to…

Posted on March 12, 2012 in News, , ,