The Talking About Teaching Story Lab

The Faculty Center’s Talking About Teaching group got off to a great start this semester! This is an interdisciplinary group of faculty that meets once a month in the Fall and Spring to share successes and concerns that arise during the practice of classroom...

Preventing Plagiarism – A Different Kind of Assignment

Today I read a new Faculty Focus article by Maryellen Weimer, a Penn State emeritus professor, that reviewed an assignment two accounting instructors used to teach their students about plagiarism within their discipline. They acknowledged that proper citation was...

Learner-Centered Teaching with Dr. Maryellen Weimer

Dr. Maryellen Weimer, a Penn State emeritus Professor of Teaching and Learning, has a dossier on the scholarship of teaching and learning. She opened our session by sharing her experiences with a nightmare of a class, showing that even master teachers can have those...

Talking about Teaching

Although the group of faculty who tend to gather at these monthly discussions is typically small, the conversation is always relevant and interesting. My favorite part is watching faculty from different disciplines meet each other and make meaningful connections. This...

Welcome to the Fall Semester!

The Faculty Center has recently changed to a departmental blog as the platform for our web presence. While it is still in a state of transition, we think that the most important pieces of information and resources are available to visitors. The creation of the...
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