Advanced Grammar (ENG 3180)

January 31, 2013 by

ImageThis basic grammar course taught by English Professor Luke Reinsma brings insights from both traditional and generative-transformational approaches to explain how language works. Watch as Dr. Reinsma introduces students to parts of speech, phrases and clauses, as well as to grammatical and mechanical rules for generating standard American English.

Biochemistry (BIO/CHM 4362) – Winter 2013

January 23, 2013 by

Ben McFarlandAssociate Professor of Biochemistry Ben McFarland continues his study of the chemical properties of biological compounds (carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids), metabolism (biochemical energetics, enzymes, electron transportation, and oxidative phosphorylation), and the integration of metabolism (biochemical genetics, metabolic regulation) in his series of Winter Quarter 2013 lectures.

Lectio: Guided Bible Readings – Gospel of Luke

January 9, 2013 by

1-9-2013 12-05-21 PMJoin Mark Abbott, Pastor Emeritus at First Free Methodist Church, as he leads listeners on a journey through the Gospel of Luke during Winter Quarter 2013.

Lectio: Guided Bible Readings are sponsored by The Center for Biblical and Theological Education.

SPU on iTunes U 2012 Annual Usage Report

December 31, 2012 by

The WordPress.com stats team prepared a 2012 annual usage report for this blog. Click here to see the complete report.

Unpacking Teacher Education Models

December 26, 2012 by

marzanoSPU’s School of Education sponsored a forum this past November 2012 with Dr. Robert Marzano as a part of exploring some of the best models for evaluating today’s educators.

A Conversation with Faculty and Students – Morning Session

A Conversation with School Leaders – Afternoon Session

Unpacking Teacher Evaluation Models: A Conversation About Teacher Evaluation Research – Evening Session

Research on Active Learning Spaces

December 21, 2012 by

D-Christopher-BrooksD. Christopher Brooks, Ph.D., joined our campus for a conversation on learning spaces.  Brooks is a Research Fellow in Educational Technology Services at the University of Minnesota where he conducts empirical research on the impact of educational technologies on teaching practices and learning outcomes.  Watch and listen as he shares his findings on the relationship between active learning spaces and student learning outcomes, instructor and student behavior, and student perceptions of the learning experience. Brooks also shares findings on the relationship between the type of pedagogical approach and student learning outcomes and student perceptions of the learning experience.

Pedagogy and Space: Empirical Research On New Learning Environments – December 10, 2012

Space Matters: The Impact of Active Learning Classrooms – December 11, 2012

SPU-Active Learning Classroom

Urban Plunge: Hope and Despair

December 21, 2012 by

Urban-PlungeSixteen Seattle Pacific University students spent the first five days of Christmas vacation, 2012 on Seattle’s streets, interacting with homeless individuals and learning from service providers.  Watch as students share their reflections at the conclusion of Urban Plunge.

Changing What We Tax

December 12, 2012 by

changing-what-we-taxSPU’s Department of Political Science & Geography hosted Changing What We Tax: Prospects for a Free-Enterprise Solution to Energy Security and Climate Change on November 14, 2012.  The Washington Policy Center and the Energy and Enterprise Initiative presented: Todd Myers, Director of the Center for the Environment at the WPC; Bob Inglis, Former U.S. Representative and Director of the EEI; Mike Wallace, Professor of Atmospheric Science, UW.

Autumn 2012 Chapels: Book of Isaiah

December 10, 2012 by

ChapelUniversity Ministries delves into the Book of Isaiah in this year’s Autumn 2012 chapel series.

Introduction to Isaiah with Bo Lim, Associate Professor of Old Testament

Isaiah 9-20: Awakened to the Heart of God with Bob Zurinsky, Assistant Director of University Ministries & the Center for Worship

Isaiah 21-33: “Fallen, fallen is Babylon!” with Celeste Cranston, Director of the Center for Biblical & Theological Education

Isaiah 42: “…he will bring forth justice to the nations.” with President Daniel J. Martin

Isaiah 49-55: Messiah Sing-A-Long with Ron Haight, Conductor

Isaiah 56-66: Song of Longing with Gerry Marsh, Composer, and Ryan Marsh, Pastor

Thanksgiving Chapel

Festival of Lessons and Carols

 

Congratulations, Jeff Van Duzer, on being named SPU Provost!

November 27, 2012 by

Join us in congratulating Jeff Van Duzer, Dean of SPU’s School of Business and Economics, in being named SPU Provost.  Here are a few iTunes U highlights from various events at which he has shared over the past several years.

Christians in the Marketplace October 1995

The Purpose of Business April 2005

God’s Vision for Business December 2006

How Business Contributes to Human Flourishing January 2009


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