Workshops & Events

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May 23, 2019: Critical Inquiry and Ethical Dialogue

Thursday, May 23
2:00-4:00 p.m.
EMU Swindells Room

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May 23, 2019: Spring Journal Club meeting week 8

Thursday, May 23
217 LISB (Lewis Integrative Sciences Building)
9:00 a.m.

Hands on: Virtual reality

May 24, 2019: DIA/Global Perspectives Faculty Development Series

Friday, May 24
2:00-3:30 p.m.

How Do We Address Student Resistance and Support Student Allies in the Classroom?
This session is a guided discussion with Julie Heffernan, Harinder Khalso, Michelle McKinley, and Avinnash Tiwari.
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May 29, 2019: Spring Unit Head Training

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
EMU Crater Lake rms 145/146

Each term the office of the provost will offer a "Timely Updates" training to ensure all unit heads are informed of the campus wide changes or other timely information. Senior leadership from the Office of the Provost and other campus partners will be in attendance for this interactive discussion.

May 29, 2019: Better Grades? Exploring Grading Alternatives

Wednesday, May 29
9:30-11:00 a.m.
Knight Library Browsing Room

 Register via MyTrackLight breakfast served

“Our grading system is broken, yet we educators keep using it. You may think you have no alternative. But you do,” writes Clemson University’s Linda Nilson, author of Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time.

May 30, 2019: Spring Journal Club meeting week 9

Thursday, May 30
217 LISB (Lewis Integrative Sciences Building)
9:00 a.m.

Readings for week 9: Coil, D. A., Ettinger, C. L., & Eisen, J. A. (2017). Gut Check: The evolution of an educational board game. PLoS biology, 15(4), e201984.

June 5, 2019: New Heads Monthly Series - June - Inclusive and equitable practices to support recruiting, retention, and advancement within a department

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
EMU Cedar/Spruce rm 231/232

This workshop will focus on ways that new unit heads can develop and maintain best practices to recruit, retain, and advance faculty who bring diverse perspectives and identities to the unit. Vickie DeRose, CoDaC director; associate vice president, Division of Equity and Inclusion, and professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will lead the discussion.

Coffee and tea will be served.

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June 6, 2019: Spring Journal Club meeting week 10

Thursday, June 6
217 LISB (Lewis Integrative Sciences Building)
9:00 a.m.

Hands on: Games to teach science

June 13, 2019: Teaching as the Sole Instructor

Thursday, June 13
1:00-4:00 p.m.
PLC 72

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As you prepare to be fully at the helm of your own course, we’ll discuss how to articulate and achieve your class goals, design and sequence assignments, facilitate discussion, build classroom community, and respond to student work. We’ll consider developing and remaining in tune with a teaching philosophy, melding your research and teaching identities, and gaining satisfaction from your teaching.