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Teaching Humility in the Age of Arrogance

"Teaching our students the value of empathy, of reasons and dialogue, and the value and nature of evidence itself, is crucial ... " Michael Patrick Lynch

The experiences of teaching and learning at USF are firmly anchored in Ignatian Pedagogy, in which values such as empathy, reason and dialogue become more than goals for being men and women for others. Read more ...

Eloquentia Perfecta Resources

Dr. Cinthia Gannett (Fairfield) gave two talks at USF on September 24, 2015 on the Jesuit educational model, eloquentia perfecta. In a quick lunch talk and mini-workshop, Dr. Gannett looked at the what eloquentia perfecta meant at USF. In a longer presentation, Dr. Gannett provided a rich history of the Jesuit curriculum and how remnants of eloquentia perfecta are alive and strong in higher education. Dr. Gannett explained why reflecting on our Jesuit inheritance is an important pedagogical medium for empowering student learning. Read more ...

Ignatian Pedagogy Resources

Xavier University hosts the website JesuitResource.org. This website includes a lot of useful resources related to Jesuit education and Ignatian spirituality. Below we've listed some of the resources faculty may find most useful, but the list is not exhaustive. Read more ...

Eloquentia Perfecta Talks

The Department of Rhetoric & Language and the CTE invite USF faculty from all disciplines to two talks by Cinthia Gannett (Fairfield University). Both talks are on September 24: the first at 11:45 (Eloquence for Everyone), the second at 4:40 (Eloquentia perfecta as an Integrative Anchor for Jesuit Education). See our follow-up post for resources. Read more ...

An Introduction to Ignatian Pedagogy

This post provides a variety of resources about Ignatian Pedagogy. It includes a short video, key links, and a reading list. Read more ...

Ignatian Pedagogy with Lois Lorentzen

In February 2015 Lois was interviewed about Ignatian Pedagogy. In this 37 minute interview Lois talks about many of the practical ways she has implemented Ignatian Pedagogy into her classrooms. Read more ...

President Fitzgerald on Ignatian Pedagogy

In November 2014 Keally and Mathew interviewed USF President Paul Fitzgerald about Ignatian Pedagogy. In this 29 minute interview President Paul talks about reflective practice, being a customer himself in a soup kitchen, and what is the heart of Ignatian pedagogical practice. Read more ...

Ignatian Pedagogy with Ralph Metts

The interview below was conducted with Rev. Ralph Metts, S.J. in the summer of 2014. Currently Ralph is an Adjunct Professor in the Catholic Educational Leadership program in the School of Education. Read more ...

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