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Teaching Commons

Reading Groups

Opportunities for faculty and staff members to read and discuss books on topics related to teaching and learning are important to the life of a community of practice.

The Teaching Commons supports the formation of book discussion groups by recommending specific books, or by supporting groups formed by faculty or staff. Funding is available to cover the cost of books for group members.

Request Support for Reading Group

Those interested in forming a book discussion group can request support by sending the following information to teaching@carthage.edu:

  • Title of book
  • Estimated cost per book
  • Names of five colleagues interested in becoming members of your group
  • Projected start date for discussions