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    Carol Scheidenhelm

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    Julia Pryce

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    Ryan Crisp

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    Sarah Dysart

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    Shannon Milligan

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    Terry Moy


  • Educational Implications of the Pope’s Encyclical

    July 28th, 2015

    by Carol Scheidenhelm

    In his recent papal encyclical, Pope Francis calls on us to acknowledge our misuse of the natural world and to find solutions to stop the abuse of our environment. The treatise is compelling and evokes many reasoned arguments as evidence of our disregard for the earth. In her recent comments about the Pope’s message, Dr. […]


    Towards Leading Extraordinary Lives and Setting the World on Fire

    June 29th, 2015

    by Ryan Crisp

    Explore this fascinating Lunch and Learn, jointly presented by the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy and the Center for Experiential Learning! https://luc.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=16ba2114-3557-4eea-a79e-a047ecfd80df


    Finding God in all Things

    Finding God in all Things

    May 29th, 2015

    by Shannon Milligan

    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the phrase “find God in all things.”  The phrase is, of course, a call from St. Ignatius Loyola.  The first time I heard Father Jose Mesa speak of finding God in all things, I could understand the context and importance of the phrase but had not yet internalized […]


    Recognizing Online Faculty

    May 5th, 2015

    by Carol Scheidenhelm

    On April 28, the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy (FCIP) recognized the faculty who have graduated from the Online Teaching Course (OTC) offered by the Center. The OTC is demanding and time consuming—and teaching online takes a lot of flexibility and practice. Congratulations to all those who persevered! We were honored to have a welcome […]


    Tea and FCIP

    April 13th, 2015

    by Ryan Crisp

    By Amanda McDonald, Undergraduate Work-Study Student During my time working in the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy office I have developed many skills and learned new things. In addition to being introduced to programs such as RefWorks and Snap 10, my knowledge and skills for other programs like Microsoft Excel, Sakai and Photoshop have grown immensely. […]


    Lync to the Future

    February 24th, 2015

    by Terry Moy

    It’s 3:45PM and only minutes before you need to run out your office to teach your 4PM class in the next building. You need to finish this last e-mail but don’t remember the statistics. You need that information now. Your colleagues e-mail address doesn’t come up as you try typing 5 different versions of her […]


    Focus on Teaching & Learning: Innovation and Collaboration

    February 18th, 2015

    by Ryan Crisp

    By Julia Pryce, PhD, Associate Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy One of the many privileges I have enjoyed during my role as Associate Director of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy over the last two years is my front row seat in supporting and observing the development of the Focus on Teaching & Learning (FOTL) […]


    FOTL January 8, 2015 at WTC

    December 12th, 2014

    by Carol Scheidenhelm

    With the beginnings of a new strategic plan on the horizon, campus units are gearing up to address the renewed commitment to the many aspects of social justice related to higher education. The Focus on Teaching & Learning (FOTL) planning group is addressing the strategic initiatives by centering the theme of the January 8 program […]


    Introducing Video To Online Courses

    November 17th, 2014

    by Terry Moy

    Instructor: J. Smith Course: Introduction to Vegetable Consumption 101 Office Hours: By Appointment Only   Does this look familiar?  Most likely you’ve seen it in a syllabus or in the case of an online course on the homepage.  You might not think about this in a face to face course but in an online course […]


    Working Together

    November 7th, 2014

    by Shannon Milligan

    “Dreams the way we planned ‘em If we work in tandem There’s no fight we cannot win” These are some of my favorite lyrics from “Defying Gravity,” one of my all-time favorite songs.  The overall song contains a wonderful message about finding your own passions and following your heart.  But the above lyrics underscore another […]