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University of Minnesota, Morris
Fall Faculty Retreat
Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center, Alexandria, Minnesota
August 17-18, 2008
"Practicing Liberal Education in a Changing Environment "  

Registration List Retreat Schedule
Registration Forms Evaluation Form
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Links to Handouts and or PowerPoint presentations at the Fall Faculty Retreat 2008.


Learning Outcomes
Facilitator: Pareena Lawrence

Student Development Outcomes

Assessment, Accountability, and Student Learning Outcomes

Outcomes of Undergraduate Education at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Sustainability and the Curriculum
Facilitators: Sheri Breen, Christopher Cole, Troy Goodnough, Arne Kildegaard

Sustainability: the Ultimate Liberal Art

The Problem of Education


Informal Discussion, “The Future of Liberal Education”
Sheri Breen, Gordon McIntosh, David Roberts

The article "Can Liberal Arts Colleges Be Saved?" can be viewed at


Changing Student Body
Facilitators: Paula O'Loughlin, Sandy Olson-Loy

“Practicing Liberal Education: How are Students Changing?”

Student Outcomes

Global Student and Global Education
Facilitators: Pam Solvie, Amy Wang

Global Education and Global Students


Curriculum/Course Renewal
Sarah Buchanan, Nic McPhee, Jenny Nellis

Curriculum Revision

French Discipline Curriculum

Rethinking Effective Pedagogy: Examining the Role of the Textbook in Classroom Instruction
Facilitators: Jeffrey Ratliff-Crain, Gwen Rudney

Rethinking Effective Pedagogy: Examining the Role of the Textbook in Classroom Instruction


Beyond the Tissue Box . . .Practical Solutions to Advising Challenges
Brenda Boever, Jennifer Goodnough

UMM Faculty/Staff Resource List


Technology in LIberal Education (Demonstrations)
Roger Boleman, Karen Cusey, Pam Gades, Clare Strand

Innovative Teaching with Technology: Implementing the Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

Using the myUMM Faculty Technology Selector

myUMM Faculty Technology Selector Screenshots

Faculty Support at UMM
Facilitators: Argie Manolis, David Roberts

Discussion of Faculty Support at UMM


UMM Self Study
Facilitator: Michael Korth

HLC Criteria for Accreditation with Examples

Practicing the Liberal Arts: Explore - Renew - Sustain - Lead