Conversations in the Living Room
Brown bag luncheon series during the fall and spring terms. Join us for conversations with our Teaching Award Winners and informational sessions on obtaining travel funding, grant research, predatory journals, and utilizing technology in the classroom.
Check our blog weekly for more information:
11 AM - 12 PM most Wednesdays beginning September 2nd
Fly Like an Eagle: Enhancing Classroom Practices for Adjunct Faculty
This academy is designed specifically to support adjunct faculty's professional growth and development. Specifically, the sessions will provide opportunities for attendees to enhance their classroom teaching pedagogy, provide information on University policies and legal issues, and engage a collegiate community in discourse about teaching and learning and course design. This academy meets for 2 hour sessions twice a week for three weeks. We offer a morning and an evening academy.
Morning Academy: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings
October 6, 7; October 13, 14; October 20, 21
Evening Academy: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM on Wednesday and Thursday evenings
October 7, 8; October 14, 15; October 21, 22
Blended Learning Academy
This academy centers on designing and facilitating hybrid or "blended" courses. The 8 week academy will instruct faculty on using various learning theories and strategies to create elements of blended courses and to employ technology for strategic purposes.
The academy will meet for 8 weeks on Wednesdays from 1 PM - 4 PM beginning September 9th.
Improving Student Learning Webinar Series
Six week online webinar series that will feature various guest speakers on evidence-based practices for improving student learning.
Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 12 PM - 1 PM beginning September 18th.
Using Student Feedback to Inform Teaching
Hands-on workshop where participants will review sets of data from the new Student Perception of Instruction (SPoI) survey and discuss how the information can inform teaching and be used to document teaching in your annual review and promotion portfolio along with writing Professional Development Plan (PDP) goals.
Check calendar for offerings as they are developed.