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2021-2022 Pilot Dialogue Series

The OFD is introducing a pilot dialogue series on teaching & learning articles, selected chapters, public lectures, or short videos that appear to be gaining a great deal of traffic in key journals or other venues and/or engendering important discussion. We encourage faculty to review the list of suggested articles below and, if interested, to select one to explore with the aim of leading a dialogue open to all faculty on the selected article and topic. The dialogue would examine the key arguments and findings put forth in the article as well as suggest ways to implement them in teaching and scholarly work across disciplines.  

Faculty members interested in leading a Pilot Dialogue are invited to contact ofd@umassd.edu for more information.

  • "The roblem of free-riding in group projects: Looking beyond social loafing as reason for non-contribution": Thursday, October 26, 2021 at 12:30pm facilitated by Elizabeth Lehr 
  • “Life stress and academic burnout”: Friday, November 5, 2021 at 12pm facilitated by Cristina Mehrtens
  • "White Fragility": Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12pm facilitated by Justine Dunlap
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