May 8, 2019 | Vol. 8, Issue 9
 
News
Professor Luke Lee is "flipping" the Way His Students Learn
In the age of technology, Luke Lee, Professor of Engineering, is bringing innovation to his classroom. About six years ago, Professor Lee started implementing a "flipped" classroom model ... More
Professor Justin Low's Flip from Traditional Lecturing
When Justin Low, Associate Professor in the Benerd School of Education, noticed that students were not applying what they learned in his Counseling course in their fieldwork, he decided he needed to change the way he was teaching the course 'Psychotherapeutic Interventions' ... More
Virtual Reality Gains Momentum in the Classroom
The Cube, a digital makerspace, was launched as a pilot with the purpose of providing educational technology and professional support to academic programs ... More
BOR Approves Gladys L. Benerd School of Education and University College Merger
During their April meeting, the Board of Regents approved the merger of the Benerd School of Education and University College to form the Benerd College of Professional Studies. The effective date for the merger will be July 1, 2019 ... More
BOR Approves New Health School
During their April meeting, the Board of Regents approved a new health school, three new academic programs, MSCN, MSN and MSW and a proposed academic portfolio ...  More
First Annual Assessment Report Available
The first annual Academic Assessment Report consolidates reporting on assessment of student learning outcomes from multiple organizational units across the university  ... More
Announcements and Deadlines
Online Course Development Grant Available
The Provost seeks proposals from Pacific faculty for the development of quality, inclusive and student-centered online courses that are closely aligned with the priorities and strategic academic goals of the University ... More
Professor Qingwen Dong, Provost Faculty Fellow in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Provost Pallavicini is pleased to announce Dr. Qingwen Dong as the 2019-2020 Provost Fellow in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This position provides an opportunity for senior faculty members to develop administrative skills focusing on the institutional priorities of diversity, equity and inclusion ... More
Grading Deadline Reminder
The grading deadline for the Spring semester (not including Pharm/trimester, Law, or Dental) is Monday, May 13, 2019. 
Exceptions: Dental Hygiene 3rd year - May 1; Dental Hygiene, DH transfers - April 28; Org Behavior (New & Continuing) - May 7; Org Behavior (Hybrid) - May 10; Ed Pro2 - May 14 and Speech Lang Path 2nd yr - May 15 ... More
Summer Access to Center for Teaching and Learning during Library Construction
With most of the second floor Library closed for construction May 10-August 19, 2019, the CTL team is available for support ... More
Council of Deans Charge
With imminent changes in future university administration, COD has taken this opportunity to update their charge to clarify their role and responsibilities in academic governance at Pacific ... More
Events
Commencement is this Saturday, May 11
All faculty and staff in the Academic Division are invited to participate in the Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. in the Alex G. Spanos Center ... More
CTL Summer Workshop: Student-Centered Course (Re)Design Retreat 5/14 and 5/16
Are you looking to design a new course? Are you interested in redesigning an old course? Would you like to make your course more inclusive of all learners?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, consider joining the Student-Centered Course (Re)Design Retreat! ... More
Find more Academic Events 
These are just a few of the many Academic Division events coming up this semester.  Find more here . Are you hosting an academic event open to members of the Pacific community? Let them know -  publicize them here !
University News
Library Leads: Open Education Week
Open Education Week, a global awareness-raising campaign, took place March 4-8, 2019 and Pacific Libraries and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) took part again this year ... More
More university news in the Pacific Insider
Find more university news in the  Pacific Insider , including the latest  campus announcements .

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