Teaching the Mission
New for our Fall 2016 issue of Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education, faculty members offer reflections on their own experiences of teaching at Jesuit colleges and universities across the country. Faculty members are invited to offer short articles to feature both online and in our print edition of the magazine.
How might we assist the mental health of our students by teaching them incorporating the natural environment?
Daniel L. Smith recounts how teaching with the SLU Prison Program has transformed how he reads the New Testament. Might his account challenge where we are teaching and where we are learning?
Boston College's Michael Serazio asks how we ought to teach in a way that simultaneously educates our students without simply creating clones of ourselves.
Though Heidi Barker notes difficult conversations can be messy, she argues they are part of putting cura personalis in action.
Professor of Business Administration Molly Pepper reflects on using "tweets" in the classroom at Gonzaga University.