Faculty Spotlight – Próspero N. García

Dr. Próspero N. García (assistant professor, Foreign Languages) compares creating learning goals for his classes to the process of cooking a good meal: if you’re not sure what you’re cooking from the beginning, you won’t know what ingredients you need. Keeping this in mind, he carefully considers the overall objective of the course and then … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight – Próspero N. García

Teaching Matters Weekly 11.14.13

This week: “Assessing Your Assessment Plan: A Workshop for Chairs, Directors (and Others),” (11/15, noon – 2, ATG-Faculty Lounge, brown bag + light refreshments) Faculty Spotlight: This week we spotlight two professors recently recognized for their work at the global and the local level. Professor Elizabeth Demaray (Associate Professor, Fine Arts) was interviewed by the … Continue reading Teaching Matters Weekly 11.14.13

Teaching Matters Weekly 10.31.13

Upcoming Events: Join us on November 4 for a workshop on formulating learning goals. See below for details. Faculty Spotlight: Allan Espiritu (Associate Professor, Fine Arts) discusses problem-based approaches to teaching art and design, and how he encourages students to take inspiration from a broad spectrum of sources. Featured Presentation:  Teaching Matters is pleased to … Continue reading Teaching Matters Weekly 10.31.13

Faculty Spotlight – Allan Espiritu

TMAC sat down with Allan Espiritu (Associate Professor, Fine Arts) this week to talk about the rewards of teaching graphic arts in a student-centered, problem-based studio environment. As we discussed the vital blending of theory and practice, groups of students hovered intently around wide-screen Apple computers, even though class had ended a while ago. Professor … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight – Allan Espiritu