Nakatani Teaching and Learning Center

Alla Nazimova

The Woman Who Dared to Stare: An Introduction to Alla Nazimova, Pioneering Filmmaker

January 29th
Great Hall C

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Borom Sarret by Ousmane Sembene

Borom Sarret aka The Wagoner

Thursday, February 5th
MSC-Great Hall C

Commentary: UW-Stout documentary students & Chris Freeman

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UW System Virtual Showcase

April 9 & 10, 2015

The UW System Learning Technology Development Council (LTDC) is hosting a virtual conference April 9th and 10th, 2015. No travel involved!
More information about the conference and and Proposal Application (January 30, 2015 deadline):


January 13th & 14th, 9:00am-2:00pm

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"I'm First" Film Screening

Thursday, December 4th: 7:00-8:00pm, Applied Arts Bldg-Rm 210

Councilor Felix Nkaru

Councilor Felix Nkaru

6 PM - 8 PM, Wednesday, November 12th

MSC - Great Hall

Visiting from Kenya, Nkaru will speak about the Maasai cultural practices, educational system and political structure of his tribal community.

Nkaru received a traditional education but was also trained in a warrior group called Moranism. From that, he learned the Maasai practices and hopes to further advocate for educational opportunities for women and children.

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OPID Grants 2014 - Applications were due Thursday, Oct. 16

Film and Film Studies CoP - Applications were due Wednesday Oct. 15

Call for 2015-16 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow and Scholar

The NTLC invites faculty and instructional academic staff to apply for the upcoming year's Teaching and Fellow Scholar. 

OPID Spring Conference - "Contemplative Pedagogy: A Confluence of Teaching and Learning"- April 16-17, 2015

Magna Commons: Professional Development for Higher Education

Congratulations to the 2014-16 NTLC Teaching Champions!

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Participant:Program Mentor:
Devin Berg (Engineering & Technology)
Todd Zimmerman (Physics)
Genesea Carter (English & Philosophy)
Susan Wolfgram (Human Development & Family Studies)
Randy Daughters (Biology)
Mike Bessert (Biology)
Chris Freeman (Social Sciences)
Alan Block (Teaching, Learning & Leadership, SOE)
Jim Handley (Social Sciences)
Jill Klefstad (Teaching, Learning & Leadership, SOE)
Jerry Hui (Music)
Mitch Ogden (English & Philosophy)
Mike Mensink (Teaching, Learning & Leadership, SOE)
Jackie Weissenburger (Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs/SOE)
Brian Oenga (Business)
Anne Hoel (Business)
Marlann Patterson (Physics)
Kitrina Carlson (Biology)
David Plum (Operations & Management)
Urs Haltinner (Teaching, Learning & Leadership, SOE)
Jen Reinke (Human Development & Family Studies)
Renee Chandler (Teaching, Learning & Leadership, SOE)
Sylvia Tiala (SOE Instruction)
Diane Christie (Mathematics)
Kim Zagorski (Social Sciences)
Terri Karis (Psychology)


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With guidance from mentors, faculty will design, implement and assess student learning related projects and will actively engage in professional development opportunities that will enhance them as teachers and researchers. They will also be involved in disseminating their research outcomes via presentations and publications. 

The NTLC is grateful to the faculty who have agreed to serve as mentors throughout this scholarly journey.

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Contact Information

Renee Howarton, Director
Gretchen Yonko, Program Assistant

Nakatani Teaching & Learning Center
Room 303F, Administration Bldg.
Phone: 715-232-5196