Introducing "SPRING & SUMMER Reads"


Thanks to our incredible colleagues in our Library, we are pleased to provide you with unlimited access to a digital copy of The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion as a downloadable eBook.

READ UP ON HOW YOU CAN HARNESS THE SCIENCE OF EMOTION TO

  • better capture students' attention, 

  • harness their working memory, 

  • bolster their long-term retention, and 

  • enhance their motivation? 

By weaving together evidence from the fields of education, psychology, and neuroscience, Sarah Rose Cavanagh explores the potential power of emotion to fuel learning.

The Spark of Learning Front Book Cover Title with Match Burning

Join us for ANY or ALL of the following virtual sessions:

Wednesday, May 24 – 9:30 to 10:30 AM

  • Chapter 1. The Neuroscience of Emotions
  • Chapter 2. Emotions Enhancing Learning

Wednesday, June 7 – 9:30 to 10:30 AM

  • Chapter 3. Crafting Your First Impression
  • Chapter 4. Mobilizing Student Efforts

Tuesday, June 20 – 9:30 to 10:30 AM

  • Chapter 5. Prolonging Student Persistence
  • Chapter 6. When Emotions Backfire

**Accessing Library Resources from Home or Off Campus: To access this eBook while off campus, you will be prompted to authenticate your Library Assigned staff number.  If you have forgotten your number, simply reach out to a member of our Library Services

TECHNICAL and REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:

To participate fully in the T&L Reads virtual discussions, you will need:

  1. A PC or laptop computer (Tablets and mobile devices have functional limitations on the Blackboard Collaborate web-conferencing platform.)
  2. Stable internet connection
  3. Microphone and speakers (built-in or external)

You must also register with 48 hours of the beginning of each session to ensure that you receive the session log-in information.