Faculty Brown Bag Lunch & Learns

Session #1 Student Feedback, Mid-semester Check-ins & Grading

Date:  Oct. 4, 2018
Time:  12:30-2:00pm
Location:  Conference Room 304-A Dowdy
 

Description:  This session will highlight effective ways to offer feedback to students and to enter mid-term grades into Blackboard.  The session will also offer methods for doing mid-semester check-ins with your students.

Session #2:  Goals & Objectives for Significant Learning

Date:  Nov. 30, 2018
Time:  12:30-2:00pm
Location:  Conference Room 304-A Dowdy
 

Description:  This session will look at ways to retool your syllabus for Spring by identifying stronger learning goals and objectives.  Support for uploading your new syllabus for your Blackboard Site will also be offered. 

Session #3:  Teaching Ideologies:  Constructing your teaching philosophy

Date:  Jan. 18, 2019
Time:  12:30-2:00pm
Location:  Conference Room 304-A Dowdy
 

Description:  This workshop is intended to help experienced and novice faculty to better understand the educational philosophies that are likely to encounter in their everyday experiences as teachers. Using Michael Schiro’s work on Curriculum Theory, four visions of teaching ideologies will be introduced: Scholar Academic, Social Efficiency, Learner-Centered and Social Reconstruction. Participants will do a self- assessment and graph their own responses to uncover and construct their own teaching philosophy. This workshop supports the personal development of one’s teaching philosophies.

Session #4Engaging students through Interactive Teaching Strategies 

Date:  Feb. 8, 2019
Time:  12:30-2:00pm
Location:  Chancellor's Dining Hall @ The William's Cafeteria
 

Description: This workshop will offer intentionally designed activities for interactive teaching that will increase student engagement in class.

Session #5Culturally Responsive Teaching

Date:  Mar. 22, 2019
Time:  12:30-2:00pm
Location:  Conference Room 304-A Dowdy
 

Description:  This session will offer ideas for introducing culturally responsive teaching to raise achievement of students of color and others from marginalized groups.