May 30 - June 2, 2017 UW-Richland Center, Richland Center, WI
Dr. Kevin Gannon, Director for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Professor of History at Grand View University in Des Moines, IA is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. His presentation is titled “Good, Honest, and Brave Discussions about Purpose, Strategy, and Pedagogy”.
Wisconsin’s celebrated rural storyteller, Jerry Apps, will be sharing the lessons he learned from the farm—and life—about the farm and life sustaining resource…water. Drawing from stories he shares in his newest book “Never Curse the Rain,” Jerry will take the audience back to the days water was hauled by hand and “live streaming” was what rain did after if pattered down upon the barn roof and journeyed to a rainspout.
Faculty College is UW System’s signature faculty and instructional development event. Faculty College hosts approximately 100 faculty and instructional academic staff, appointed by their Provosts, from across the UW System for three days of intensive exploration of teaching, learning, and curricular issues.