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Upcoming Brighton Campus TCC Conversation: "Cultivate a Growing Edge in Your Students"

If you missed the recent TCC event on student growth mindset at Damon City Campus, worry not.

Please join us on Monday, Nov. 14, from 12:00-12:50 in 12-201, for the third (and last) of the TCC’s Brighton Campus Fall 2016 Conversations: “Cultivate a Growing Edge in Your Students.” How do we challenge without crushing? How we advise and guide while encouraging students’ own self-efficacy? Drawing from research on and practice with mindset theory, presenters Marcia Fugate (TRS) and Audra Dion (Global Ed) will guide us through ways of working with students (both in the classroom and out) that promote growth.

For some foundational reading to prime you for the conversation, please see the attached literature:

*       “Self-Determination Theory and the Facilitation of Intrinsic Motivation, Social Development, and Well-Being” by Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Desi

*       “Strengths-Based Advising: A New Lens for Higher Education” by Laurie A. Schreiner and Edward “Chip” Anderson

For background on growth mindset, and to get caught up to speed if you have not been able to attend our other Conversations this semester, see the Mindset Kit web resource ( <> ); Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings article about growth mindset ( <> ) and a recent update/clarification about growth mindset by Carol Dweck herself ( <> ).

Questions or comments? Please contact Amy Burtner ( <> )

Amy Burtner
Teaching and Creativity Center

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