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Spring 2014

FACULTY FOCUS WORKSHOPS

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

 

Teaching at a University: A Hands-on Workshop for New Faculty

Dr. Nathan Bond, Assistant Director, Academic Development and Assessment

Tuesday, January 7     9:00 am – 3:30 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Faculty Toolkit: Linking to Articles, eBooks and More

Lisa Ancelet, Administrative Librarian, Alkek Library

Thursday, January 9     10:30 am – 12 noon     Alkek 101

 

Using the Honor Code to Support Academic Integrity in the Classroom

Dr. David Wiley, Professor, Department of Health and Human Performances

Wednesday, January 29     1:00 – 2:30 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Research - An Introduction to Quantitative Research: Statistical Significance Testing

Dr. Brian K. Miller, Associate Professor, Department of Management

Wednesday, February 5     3:00 – 5:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Promotion to Full Professor: Advice for Associate Professors

Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Cynthia Opheim, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Thursday, February 6     1:00 – 3:00 pm      Alkek 105/106

 

Using Social Media in the College Classroom

Ms. Jennifer Krou, Lecturer, Department of CIS and Quantitative Methods

Tuesday, February 11                1:00 – 2:30 pm      Alkek 119

 

What a Faculty Member at Texas State should know about the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP)

Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations

Dr. Barbara Breier, Vice President, University Advancement
Wednesday, February 12     1:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Teaching Latino Students at the University Level: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Dr. Mary Esther Huerta, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Friday, February 14     10:30 am – 12 noon     Alkek 105/106

 

Dual Benefits of Mentoring College Students (CANCELLED)

Dr. Marian Houser, Associate Professor, College of Fine Arts and Communication Studies

Dr. Rodney Rohde , Chair & Professor, Program in Clinical Laboratory Science

Dr. Anne Ngu, Professor, Department of Computer Science

Tuesday, February 18    1:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Fostering Teamwork among College Students

Dr. Nancy Wilson, Assistant Professor, Department of English

Dr. Eric Leake, Assistant Professor, Department of English

Wednesday, February 19     12:30 – 2:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

FLC - Designing Effective Assessments and Fair Grading Procedures

Mrs. Laura Ellis-Lai, Lecturer, Department of English

Mr. Mike Dickinson, Lecturer, Honors College & Instructional Design Support

Dr. Nathan Bond, Academic Development and Assessment

Wednesday, February 19     3:00 – 5:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Instructor Responsibilities for Academic Accommodations in the Classroom

Dr. Stephen Ciullo, Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Mr. Clint-Michael Reneau, Director of the Office of Disability Services

Thursday, February 20     2:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Theory Construction and Model Building – Foundations

Dr. Larry Price, Professor, Institute for Interdisciplinary Research Design and Analysis (IIRDA)

Friday, February 21     1:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 119

 

Faculty Toolkit: Scholarly Impact Beyond Traditional Measures

Ms. Margaret Vaverek, Faculty Outreach Librarian, Alkek Library

Wednesday, February 26     2:00 – 3:30 pm     Alkek 101

 

Alkek Instant Theater Presents:  “Our Texas State World” - Celebrating the History of Texas State

Ms. Margaret Vaverek, Faculty Outreach Librarian, Alkek Library

Monday, March 3     10:00am – 10:30 pm     Instant Theater (2nd floor Alkek Library)

 

Research - Analyzing Data with Bivariate Correlations

Dr. Brian K. Miller, Associate Professor, Department of Management

Wednesday, March 5     1:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

FLC - Creative Teaching Activities for Use in YOUR Class

Mrs. Jessica Dupree, Lecturer, Department of Health and Human Performance

Ms. Allie Thomas, Lecturer, Department of Health and Human Performance

Wednesday, March 19     3:00 – 5:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Introducing iCAT: Connecting Student Activity and Achievement

Members of the iCAT Team (LaTonya Henry is the contact)

Thursday, March 20     10:30 am – 12 noon     JCK 460

 

Introduction to Simple Linear Regression and Multiple Regression with SPSS

Dr. Phillip W. Vaughan, Institute for Interdisciplinary Research Design and Analysis (IIRDA)

Friday, March 21     1:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 119

 

Unintentional Mentors: Teaching and Reaching African-American Students

Tennille Lasker-Scott, Doctoral Candidate, University of Georgia

Tuesday, March 25     1:00 – 2:30 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Building Surveys in Snap 11:  Web-Based Survey Software

Dr. Gail Ryser, Director, Testing, Research-Support, and Evaluation Center (TREC)

Yaowen Han, Coordinator Snap, Testing, Research-Support, and Evaluation Center (TREC)

Friday, March 28     9:00 am – 12 noon     Alkek 118

 

Texas State e-Text Prototypes

Dr. Milt Nielsen, Associate Vice President, Instructional Technologies Support

Dr. Libby Allison, Professor, Department of English

Tuesday, April 1     1:00 – 2:30 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Research – Experimental Design

Dr. Brian K. Miller, Associate Professor, Department of Management

Wednesday, April 2     1:00 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Faculty Toolkit: Linking to Articles, eBooks and More

Lisa Ancelet, Administrative Librarian, Alkek Library

Friday, April 4     11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Alkek 101

 

Fulbright: An Overview of the Process
Steve Wilson, Professor, Department of English

Tuesday, April 8     3:30 – 5:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Faculty Toolkit: Gartner Research Training

Mrs. Liane Taylor, Librarian, Alkek Library

Tuesday, April 15     11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Alkek 101

Tuesday, April 15     12:30 pm – 2:00 pm     Alkek 101

Wednesday, April 16     11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Alkek 101

Wednesday, April 16     12:30 pm – 2:00 pm     Alkek 101

 

FLC - Cooperative Learning at the College Level

Mrs. Laura Duhon, Lecturer, Curriculum & Instruction

Wednesday, April 16    3:00 – 5:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Faculty Toolkit: Author’s Rights & Publishing Agreements

Ms. Margaret Vaverek, Faculty Outreach Librarian, Alkek Library

Thursday, April 24     10:30 am – 12:00 pm     Alkek 101