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Teaching Commons

Conversations about Teaching and Learning

Conversations about Teaching and Learning provides a time and space for informal, collegial conversations about a variety of topics related to teaching, and to student learning and development.

Topics of conversations reflect the current scholarship and dialogue in higher education, as well as those of particular interest to a member of the faculty, and relevant to our community of practice at Carthage. All members of the College community are welcomed to attend. Suggested topics for Conversations are welcomed at

Fall 2016

All sessions will be held from 11:40 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Hedberg Library, Room 170.

  • Sept. 22: How can a community of practice model support excellent teaching?
  • Oct. 6: How do you define “rigor?”
  • Nov. 3: The features and uses of a teaching portfolio
  • Dec. 1: TBD