Pedagogies of Engagement

MnSCU Workshop: Moving to Action

October 24 - 25, 2008

Central Lakes College
Brainerd, MN


  • Pioneering pedagogical change: Examples from MnSCU
  • Introduction to a pedagogy: Small steps
  • Project context: The relationship between MnSCU, PKAL & SERC
  • Project teams work on projects to be used next semester
  • Deans: Collaboration time
  • Informal networking with other campuses
  • Progress reports from entries on the SERC website
  • Success for all
  • What have we learned?


  • Trish Ferrett, Professor of Chemistry & Co-Director of Carleton’s Interdisciplinary Science & Math Initiative - Carleton College
  • Brenda Lyseng, STEM Project Specialist - Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
  • John McDaris, Geoscience Content Developer of Science Education Resource Center (SERC)-Carleton College
  • Jim Swartz, Dack Professor of Chemistry-Grinnell College