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New Faculty Development Series Schedule Archive

Schedule for the New Faculty Development Series 2007-2008

'Meet' on indicated dates (all Fridays) from 12:00 -- 1:00; Participants are always welcome to bring lunch/snacks; beverages and snacks will be provided each at each meeting. Meeting location is the Teaching Excellence Center classroom (room 220A), second floor of the Steen Library. 

On 'Share' weeks, you will receive electronic communication and we encourage you to electronically share your thoughts or questions with the group (will include TEC directors and associates and the 07-08 new faculty).

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Fall 2008

Dates Topic Presenters / Description 
Sep 5

Get-to-Know-You

Regents Suite A,
University Center
Welcome and series overview; TEC directors and Associates, New Faculty, question-and-answer session;
Lunch will be provided, must RSVP by Sept. 4;doorprizes!
Sep 19
Effective Power Point
Jo Taylor, Dawnella Rust, John Moore
Oct 3
Student Evaluations

Oct 17
Designing Learning Outcomes

Nov 7
Cooperative Learning
John Moore


Spring 2009

Dates
Topic
Presenters/Description
Jan 30
Grant Writing

Feb 27
Millenial Learners
M. E. McWlliams


Spring 2008

Dates

Meet or Share

Topic

Presenters / Description  

Jan. 10

 

Faculty Meetings

   

Jan. 18

Share

 

 

Jan. 25

Meet

  Grant Awardees / Sponsored research 

Open topic question-and-answer session with some of SFA's grant awardees  (Warren Conway, Leslie Cecil, Kimberly Childs, Judy Lauter); learn about Faculty Research grant opportunities (ORSP representative Carrie Brown)  

Feb. 1

Share

 

 

Feb. 8

Meet

  Time Management

Panel presentation (Mike Janusa, Lauren Scharff) : tips on how to balance teaching, scholarly and creative activities and service while maintaining personal sanity

Feb. 15

Share

 

 

Feb. 22

Meet

Collaborative Learning

Panel presentation (John Moore, Tom Callaway): beyond traditional group work - tips to enhance student engagement and learning  

Feb. 29

Share

 

 

Mar. 7

Share

 

 

Mar. 14

 

Spring Break

Enjoy your break!

Mar. 21

 

Good Friday Holiday

   

Mar. 28

Share

 

 

Apl. 4

Meet

The Chairs' Perspectives

Panel presentation (Mel Finkenberg, Glenda Walker, Ray Darville): What should new faculty be accomplishing their first and second years: hear it from the horses' mouths 

Apl. 11

Share

 

 

Apl. 18

Meet

Workshop on the Publishing Process

Panel presentation (Archie McDonald, Ken Collier , John Moore) : tips on getting  your work published / working with editors

Apl. 25

Share

 

 

May 2

Meet

Share with your colleagues  

Recognize first year accomplishments; Lunch for the first 20 to RSVP; doorprizes!  

May 9

 

Finals

No meeting - you've made it through your first year!

Fall 2007

Dates

Meet or Share

Topic

Presenters / Description  

Aug. 23

 

University, College and Department Faculty Meetings

 

Aug. 31

Share

 

 

Sept. 7

Meet

Get-to-Know-You / 2nd-3rd year faculty

Regents Suite A, University Center

Welcome and series overview; TEC directors and Associates, New Faculty, 2nd and 3rd year faculty; question-and-answer session; Lunch will be provided, must RSVP by Sept. 4; doorprizes!

Sept. 14

Share

 

 

Sept. 21

Meet

Effective Lectures / Using ppt

Lauren Scharff, Jo Taylor, John Moore, DawnElla Rust: Pointers given and written resources shared regarding effective lectures and use of PowerPoint; question-and-answer session; ED 192

Sept. 28

Share

 

 

Oct. 5

Meet

Student Feedback / Evals

Bob Szafran, Jerry Williams, Norm Markworth (Panel presentation); Uses of ongoing evaluations; Tips for daily, mid-semester, and end-of-the semester student feedback; ED 192

Oct. 12

Share

 

 

Oct. 19

Meet

Course Evaluation set up

Rich Barnhardt; How to enter individual questions in the online computer end-of-the-semester evaluation forms; evaluation accessibility time periods

Oct. 26

Share

 

 

Nov. 2

Meet

Advising

Debbie Kiesel and Sherry Wells (Panel presentation); beyond course selection - tips on becoming a great advisor

Nov. 9

Share

 

 

Nov. 16

Meet

Teaching Award Winners

Marsha Bayless, Harry Downing, Sharon Templeman, Leon Young; Open topic question-and-answer session with some of SFA's award-winning teachers

Nov. 23*

Holiday

 

 

Nov. 30

Meet

Classroom Management

Panel presentation (Troy Davis, John Donihoo): From the syllabus to in-class and out-of-class interactions -- tips for success

Dec. 7

Share

 

 

Dec. 14

 

Finals

No meeting - have a great break!

 

 

 

Holidays!