by Alice Macpherson -
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Update from Kwantlen University College

The Centre for Academic Growth since June 1, 2006

CASTL Leadership Program

- Forging our Own Path Symposium (1st) on August 23, 2007.

- Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, First issue out, second issue in the pipeline, Next issue - broadening ideas of scholarship beyond text, Call for Proposals - Change and Transition: Change in our Lives and Life in our Changes (Course and program development, evolution and revolution, student lives, student success and retention, 'digital immigrants' and 'natives', incremental, rapid, staged, planned and organic, chaos theory.)
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2007 - Publication: February, 2008.

Peer Mentoring Alliances - 3rd year, now project based. Very exciting ideas coming forward. http://www.kwantlen.ca/academicgrowth/FacultyAlliances.html

Appreciative Leadership Program - 11th year, written and interactive materials that we are willing to share. http://www.kwantlen.ca/academicgrowth/AppreciativeLeadership.htm

Faculty Learning Communities Certificate (requested by administration), will be back filled for past three years, grounded in the ISW and rounded by a variety of topics.

Essential Skills Workshop Series TBA

looking forward / mirando hacia adelante

Alice Macpherson
PD & PLA Coordinator
The Centre for Academic Growth
Kwantlen University College

"Does teaching constitute research? Not necessarily. If you think about what you do, discuss it openly with peers, view it as problematic and change because of the reflection ... then it is research. What I research is what I do." - Martin Owen (1999)
"¿Constituye la enseñanza investigación? No necesariamente. Si usted piensa en lo que usted hace, habla de ello abiertamente con sus pares, véalo como problemático y cambie debido a la reflexión ... entonces esto es investigación. Lo que investigo es lo que hago." - Martin Owen (1999