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Fall 2019

Developing Outcomes and Methods to Assess Student Improvement
Thursday, September 5 | 9:30 – 11 a.m. Educational Programs
Friday, September 6 | 9:30 – 11 a.m. General Education
Friday, September 6 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. Academic and Student Services

Presenters:        Dr. Lonnie Olson, Assessment Director, Institutional Effectiveness
Location:            Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM       


Overview of the Research Enhancement Program (REP)
Tuesday, September 10 | noon – 1:30 p.m.

Presenters:   Dr. Mike Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Sponsored Programs
Location:       Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5151-9-10-19-overview-of-the-research-enhancement-program-rep


Design Thinking: An Innovative, Creative Approach to Better Writing Assignments
Tuesday, September 17 | 10 a.m. – noon

TBD Alternative Date at Round Rock Campus

Presenters:     Dr. Peter Tschirhart, Associate Dean, Honors College; Dr. Ron Haas, Senior Lecturer, Honors College
Location:        Encino 233
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5152-9-17-19-design-thinking-an-innovative-creative-approach-to-better-writing-assignments


Effective Strategies for Finding Funding
Monday, September 23 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Presenters:    Ms. Evy Gonzales, Director, Strategic Research Initiatives, Research and Sponsored Programs; Ms. Jessica Schneider, Research Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5155-9-23-19-effective-strategies-for-finding-funding


Inclusion and Diversity: Building a Diverse Graduate Program
Tuesday, October 1 | noon – 1:30 p.m.

Presenters:    Dr. Scott Bowman, Special Assistant to the Provost for Inclusion and Diversity and Associate Professor, Criminal Justice; Dr. Eric Paulson, Associate Dean, Graduate College and Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5156-10-1-19-inclusion-diversity-building-a-diverse-graduate-program


Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor: Advice for Assistant Professors
Thursday, October 10 | 2 – 4 p.m.

Presenters:    Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor, History; Dr. Debbie Thorne, Associate Provost and Professor, Marketing
Location:        J.C. Kellam 460, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5157-10-10-19-tenure-and-promotion-to-associate-professor-advice-for-assistant-professors


Developing Faculty–led Study Abroad and Study–in–America Programs
Thursday, October 17 | 9 – 11 a.m.

Presenters:     Ms. Isis de la O, Associate Director, Study Abroad; Mr. Joshua Book, Assistant Director, Office of Distance and Extended Learning
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5158-10-17-19-developing-faculty-led-study-abroad-and-study-in-america-programs


Pursuing Funding from Foundations and Private Sources
Wednesday, October 23 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Presenters:    Dr. Dan Perry, Assistant Vice President, University Advancement; Mr. Charles Vestal, Major Gift Officer, University Advancement
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5159-10-23-19-pursuing-funding-from-foundations-and-private-sources


An Introduction to the QEP
Monday, October 28 | noon – 2 p.m. 

Presenters:    Co–chairs of the QEP Committee: Dr. Erina Duganne, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design; Dr. Alejandra Sorto, Professor of Mathematics, College of Science and Engineering
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5160-10-28-19-an-introduction-to-the-qep


The Graduate College: Mentoring and Having Difficult Conversations
Monday, November 4 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Presenters:    Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, Graduate College and Professor, World Languages and Literature; Dr. Eric Paulson, Associate Dean, Graduate College and Professor, Curriculum and Instruction;  Dr. Sandy Rao, Assistant Dean and Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 355, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: https://signup.txstate.edu/sessions/5277-11-4-19-the-graduate-college-mentoring-and-having-difficult-conversations


Don’t Just Migrate Your Course, My–GREAT Your Course with the New LMS
Tuesday, December 3 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4 | 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Presenters:    Mr. Dana Willett, Director, Office of Distance and Extended Learning  
Location:        Encino 233, Avery 364/365, and ZOOM
Sign-up Link: (12/3/2019) https://signup.txstate.edu/topics/1313-12-3-19-don-t-just-migrate-your-course-my-great-your-course-with-the-new-lms/history
(12/4/2019) https://signup.txstate.edu/topics/1312-12-4-19-don-t-just-migrate-your-course-my-great-your-course-with-the-new-lms/history

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