Improving Integration Through Immediacy and Relevance

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Presenter and Affiliation: Bill Mullen, Ph.D., Professor of Communication, Shorter University When? Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST Cost: Free and open to the public Description: Integrating faith and learning in the classroom is important.  Doing it effectively is difficult.  Relevance in the classroom (Keller, 1983), and its positive correlation with learning (Newby, 1991), are well documented.  The …

Integration and Transformation in the Public University

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Presenter and Affiliation: Geri Forsberg, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, English and Communication, Western Washington University When? Monday, February 25, 4:00 am – 5:00 pm, EST Cost: Free and open to the public Description:  In Romans 12:2, the Apostle Paul was a great teacher who produced an impressive range of scholarship seen by billions of students. In these instructions to his students, …

Integrating Faith and Learning in a Public Institution: God’s Light Shining Through Me in Relationships, Teaching, and Research

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Presenter and Affiliation: Deanna Sellnow, Ph.D., Professor of Strategic Communication, Assistant Director, Nicholson School of Communication and Media; Chair, Department of Communication, University of Central Florida  When? Tuesday, January 29, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST  Cost: Free and open to the public  Description: If I were asked what centers me as I live and work as a Christian in …

Thérèse of Lisieux: Communicating Love and Hospitality to Difficult People

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Presenter and Affiliation: Prof. Mary Darling, Dept. of Communication and Media, Spring Arbor University Date and Time: Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 7-8 pm EST Description: If young Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873–1897), “the Little Flower of Jesus,” had not been asked to write about her life in her last six months on earth, her life would be hidden. Yet what …

Professors as Spiritual Targets: The Reality of Spiritual Battle in the Classroom

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Presenter and Affiliation: Dr. Tim Muehlhoff, Prof. of Communication, Biola University Presentation Title: Professors as Spiritual Targets: The Reality of Spiritual Battle in the Classroom Date and Time:  Monday, Nov. 19, 7-8 pm EST Description: Thinking biblically entails seeing the world through the eyes of Scripture. Most of us attempt to order our daily lives to fit the perspectives offered by …

Faith Integration as Servant-Leadership

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Presenter and Affiliation: Kevin Jones, Ph.D., Prof. of Communication Arts, George Fox University Presentation Title: Faith Integration as Servant-Leadership Date and Time: Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-8 pm EST ‘ Cost: Free and Open to the Public Description: What? The integration of faith and learning is often misunderstood. While the phrase is often used in Christian college circles, defining the phrase has …

Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith

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Presenter and Affiliation: Dr. Greg Spencer, Professor of Communication Westmont College Presentation Title: Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith Date and Time:  Tuesday, Sept. 11, 7-8 pm EST Cost: Free and Open to the Public Description: This webinar revolves around Dr. Spencer’s recently released book, “Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith.” The driving question of this …

Fall 2018 Webinars now available

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Fall 2018 SEPTEMBER Presenter: Gregory Spencer, Ph.D., Professor of Communication Studies, Westmont College Date and Time: Tuesday, September 11, 7-8 pm, EST Title: “Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith” Description: This webinar revolves around Dr. Spencer’s recently released book, “Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith.” The driving question of this book is, “When we frame our lives, what’s in …

Faith Integration as Identity

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Presenter and Affiliation:  Jonathan Pettigrew, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Presentation Title:  “Faith Integration as Identity” Date and Time: Monday, May 7, 2018; 7-8 pm, EST Cost: free and open to the public Description: I am not a Christian scholar because I study Christianity, Christian groups, religion, or any other social form related to Christ. I am …

Flying Faculty: Learning Leadership Life-stories across Cultures

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Presenter and Affiliation:  Chris Hamstra, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Communications and English; Associate Department Chair, Davenport University Presentation Title:  “Flying Faculty”: Learning Leadership Life-stories across Cultures Date and Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018; 8-9 pm, EST Cost: free and open to the public Description: The seemingly simple act of sharing stories continues to be an under-considered aspect of effective learning. This presentation …