Adjunct Faculty Appreciation Dinner

Feb 9th, 2012 | By
Stephanie Schlachter

The University Faculty Development Committee sponsored its annual Adjunct Faculty Appreciation Dinner on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in the University Dining Room.  Approximately 90 individuals were in attendance, including adjuncts from across the University, as well as full time faculty and administrators.  At dinner, attendees were greeted by Dr. Stephany Schlachter, Provost. Following dinner, Kurt Schackmuth, Associate
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Engaging Adult and Nontraditional Learners

Feb 9th, 2012 | By
Cherry, Mike Presenting

On January 11th, Mike Cherry, Ernie Knight, and Anne Rapp gave a presentation titled, “Engaging Adult and Nontraditional learners” at the Adjunct Faculty Appreciation Dinner.  The interactive discussion, which contrasted the assets that adult learners bring to the classroom with the unique challenges they face, generated ideas about best practices in teaching and learning with
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Meet an Alumni and Faculty Member from the COB – Mike Swanberg

Jan 23rd, 2012 | By
Mike Swanberg

One of the nicest things about teaching adults is the wealth of knowledge and diversity that the students bring to the classroom. I feel it’s my role to create a bridge between the text and the real world through my own experiences. It’s important to create a classroom environment that respects an individual’s right to
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Faculty Development

Dec 1st, 2011 | By

For adult students who are enrolled in degree completion programs their education experience centers, to a large degree, on faculty who demonstrate effective teaching and learning. If the faculty are not experienced, knowledgeable and effective in the classroom, the learning environment suffers. To ensure that Lewis University, College of Business students experience high quality education,
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Meet our Faculty – Dr. Wally Smith

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Professor-Wally-Smith

Professor Wally Smith, Ed.D. Wally has been a member of the adjunct faculty of Lewis for 12 years. Joining us with a Master of Science from Benedictine University, he began teaching Organizational Behavior in the LUCEP program. Over the years, Wally has also taught Supervisory Management, Service Management, Principles of Management, and Human Resource Management
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Teaching Adults in the College of Business

Nov 7th, 2011 | By

While developing faculty training programs and evaluation models for my role as Academic Coordinator of Adult Business Programs, I have found that our faculty are attentive to the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education (Chickering & Gamson, 1987) in their teaching approach. The seven practices are: 1. Encouraging contact between students and faculty,
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Meet Our Faculty – Robert Borse / Economics

Oct 24th, 2011 | By
Robert-Borse

Professor Robert Borse (Economics) It is a privilege to be a member of the Lewis University Adjunct Faculty. The Accelerated Business Programs offer a unique opportunity to participate in the education of future leaders and entrepreneurs. I believe the adult business program students are among the most highly motivated learners. These students enjoy the modern
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Meet our Faculty – Madeline Murphy / Marketing Courses

Oct 20th, 2011 | By
Murphy-Madeline

Madeline Murphy (Marketing Course Instructor) Understanding the adult student is an important aspect of teaching at Lewis. Throughout my many years of teaching at Lewis, I believe that my approach to teaching takes this understanding into consideration. I know that adult learners begin college courses with more fears and concerns, but they also have more
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