Our MissionBaylor University’s Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL) has a two-fold mission: globally, to support and inspire a flourishing community of learning; locally, to promote the integration of teaching, scholarship, collegiality, and service in a Christian environment. This pursuit of wholeness reflects the University’s pursuit of personal and academic integrity: the integrated person in the integrated community.
Monthly Archives: October 2012
Earlier this month, the Provost’s Office announced a call for nominations for the tenth annual Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Award. At the outset of the new selection process, the Academy for Teaching and Learning recognizes anew the … Continue reading
“But ignorance is not only the affliction that teaching seeks to cure; it is also the condition, the predicament, in which teaching is done.” ~Wendell Berry In the past two years I have developed significantly as a teacher. It’s a good … Continue reading
As we begin to live under our new strategic vision, Pro Futuris, we are called to consider together how we achieve the five aspirations articulated in the document. Our tendency might be to start creating new programs or other acts … Continue reading
At some point in our teaching lives we become aware of the unintended consequences of our pedagogy, those outcomes which are not the result of our purposeful course planning (though they are the result of our actions!). I call these … Continue reading