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Fall 2013

FACULTY FOCUS WORKSHOPS

 To register for any of the Fall Faculty Focus workshops, proceed to http://signup.txstate.edu.

 

Overview of the Research Enhancement Program (REP)
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President for Research and Federal Relations, Office Sponsored Programs, and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Thursday, September 5   3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Alkek 105/106

College Students with Learning Disabilities:  Legal Requirements and Best Practices for Teaching
Dr. Brenda Scheuermann, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Marilyn Goodwin, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Mr. Clint-Michael Reneau, Director, Office of Disability Services
Wednesday, September 11   3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    Alkek 105/106

Building Faculty Credentials and Documentation for Promotion
Dr. Eugene Bourgeois, Provost, Dr. Cynthia Opheim, Associate Provost
Thursday, September 12    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

College Mental Health:  Understanding and Helping Your Students in Distress
Dr. Heather Aidala, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Counseling Center, Dr. Clare Duffy, Psychologist, Counseling Center
Wednesday, September 18    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Faculty Learning Community for Adjunct Faculty (Part 1) Delivering Effective Lectures
Dr. Nathan Bond, Assistant Director, Academic Development and Assessment
Wednesday, September 18    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

"Good luck, Mr. Gorski":  Using Humor (and Every Other Trick in the Book) to Inspire Creative and Critical Thinking in Your Students
Dr. Susan Weill, Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication
Wednesday, October 9    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Why your students do the things they do in your classes (and what can be done about it)
Dr. Jodi Holschuh, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Thursday, October 10    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Fostering Global Thinking in Our Local Students (Globalization Workshop Reunion)
Dr. Lori Assaf, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Minda Lopez, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Tuesday, October 15    1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Faculty Learning Community for Adjunct Faculty (Part 2)  Facilitating Engaging Class Discussions
Dr. Sarah Angulo, Lecturer, Psychology
Wednesday, October 16    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Fulbright:  An Overview of the Process
Dr. Steve Wilson, Professor, English, and Fulbright Representative
Thursday, November 7    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Alkek 106/106

Dual Benefits of Mentoring College Students  (CANCELLED)
Dr. Marian Houser, Associate Professor, Communication Studies
Tuesday, November 5    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Strategies for Engaging Students in Courses with Small and Large Enrollments
Ms. Kymberly Fox, Senior Lecturer, Journalism and Mass Communications
Tuesday, November 12    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

New Dogs, Old Tricks:  Andragogical Approaches for New Generations of Self-directed Learners
Dr. Carrie Boden-McGill, Chair and Associate Professor, Occupationa, Worksforce, and Leadership Studies
Thursday, November 14    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Using Newspapers to Foster College Students' Critical Thinking and Communication Skills
Dr. Jo Ann Carson, Senior Lecturer, Philosophy, Ms. Tamra Hassen, Education Manager, New York Times
Tuesday, November 19    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106

Faculty Learning Community for Adjunct Faculty (Part 3) Planning a Rigorous and Relevant Course that Meets Texas State's Syllabus Requirements
Dr. Nathan Bond, Assistant Director, Academic Development and Assessment
Wednesday, November 20    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Alkek 105/106