innovation, invention and distribution

This week’s highlights within and around the Deans’ Seminar include:

Maris spoke on the topic of “Vermont, Silicon Valley, and the Future,” drawing attention in his conclusion to Continue reading

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Sprintensive as Transformational Pedagogy – Breakthroughs and Challenges

Our sprintensive-session-springerThursday, April 7th Deans’ Seminar convening featured colleagues from the Sprintensive team. Their FFI-funded curricular experiment takes advantage of block scheduling to drive inter-faculty and cross-curricular integration and collaboration in a feedback-rich learning community for students.

Reflections from each of four faculty members on the challenges and breakthroughs they had personally experienced Continue reading

Mary Brydon-Miller, Weekend Workshop

The Terrible Truth:
Interrogating Systems of Power and Privilege and Choosing to Act

photo of Mary Brydon-MillerLed by Mary Brydon-Miller, a trailblazer in experiential learning, transformative pedagogy, and action research, this workshop/master class will explore how to generate empathetic relationships that allow for constructive co-inquiry in social change processes and in our classrooms.

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Space limited to 20 faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

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Hilary Bradbury – Action Research Masterclass

photo of Hilary BradburyOne of the world’s foremost action research scholar-practitioners – Hilary Bradbury – will offer a Master Class to interested Middlebury Institute (MIIS) faculty on December 8.  You can learn more about Hilary on the Action Research Plus site and via her OHSU faculty profile.

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Outside In: Practitioner Voices, Faculty Perspectives

Highlights reel from the December 4th, 2015 Deans’ Seminars event which brought faculty from across all degree programs into conversation with close peers, extended collegial circles and practitioner perspectives.

~ Produced by Sarah Springer

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