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Spring 2015

Faculty Workshops

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

Special Webinar Series:

Professors Who Prepare Our Graduates to Change the World

 

The Influence of Caring
Dr. Rubén Garza, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Wednesday, February 11     4:00 – 4:45 pm     Online Webinar
 

It Can Be Taught: Explorations into Teaching the Foundations for Multicultural Effectiveness
Dr. Randall E. Osborne, Professor, Department of Psychology (Texas State University)

Dr. Paul Kriese, Professor, Department of Political Science (Indiana University East)
Tuesday, March 31     4:00 to 4:45 pm     Online Webinar

 

Recognizing Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace
Dr. Micki Kacmar, Professor, Department of Management
Wednesday, April 8    1:00 – 1:45 pm    Online Webinar

 

 

Workshops Focused on Teaching

 

Teaching at a University: A Hands-on Workshop for Faculty New to the Teaching Profession
Dr. Nathan Bond, Assistant Director, Academic Development and Assessment
Tuesday, January 13     9:00 am – 3:30 pm     JCK 460

**Please note: The room location has changed from Alkek 105/106 to JCK 460**

 

Teaching with LGBTQIA Students in Mind
Dr. Brandon Beck, Instructor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Wednesday, January 28      1:00 – 1:45 pm     Online Webinar

 

Teaching with Transgender Students in Mind
Dr. Brandon Beck, Instructor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Wednesday, February 4      2:00 – 2:45 pm     Online Webinar

 

Developing Alternative Assessments and Rubrics
Dr. Nathan Bond, Assistant Director, Academic Development and Assessment
Ms. Laura Ellis-Lai, Lecturer, Department of English
Mr. Whitten Smart, Service Consultant, Educational Technology Center
Thursday, February 5     12:30 – 3:00 pm     Alkek 105/106


The Big University with a Small College Feel: Mentoring Our Undergraduates
Dr. Shirley Ogletree, Professor, Department of Psychology
**  Dr. Ogletree received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2014.
Friday, February 6     1:00 – 2:30 pm     Alkek 105/106 

 

Reflective Writing for Any Assignment
Dr. Eric Leake, Assistant Professor, Department of English
Thursday, February 12     4:00 – 4:45 pm     Online Webinar

 

Expanding Your Pedagogical Toolbox to Facilitate Student Learning and Engagement 
Dr. Paige Haber-Curran, Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology
**  Dr. Haber-Curran received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2014.
Wednesday, February 18         1:00 – 2:30 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 26     1:00 – 3:00 pm      Alkek 105/106

 

 

Strategies for Lecturing to Large-Enrollment Classes
Dr. Joe Falocco, Assistant Professor, Department of English
Thursday, March 5     1:00 – 1:45 pm     Online Webinar

 

Fulbright: An Overview of the Process
Steve Wilson, Professor, Department of English
**  Professor Wilson serves as the Fulbright Representative at Texas State University.
Thursday, April 16      3:30 – 5:00 pm     Alkek 105/106

 

Globalizing Your Teaching and Scholarship
Professors Baylor (Physical Therapy), Beale-Rivaya (Spanish), Dedek (History; Family and Consumer Sciences), Ellis-Lai (English), Fischer (Philosophy), Hamilton (Health & Human Performance), Lemoine (French), Martin (Biology), Norton (Social Work), Osborne (Psychology), and Tajalli (Political Science)
Friday, May 1      10:00 am – 12:00 noon     Alkek 105/106