Schedules for Previous Semesters

Seminars and Workshops Spring 2011 — Fall 2008

Outside speakers are marked with an asterisk*

Spring 2011

  • Tu. 2/15, 12-1 p.m.: Event to promote participation in the Lilly Conferences (with Alison Gregory, Mary Morrison, and Todd Preston) and Pennsylvania Summer Academy (with Charles Mahler)
  • W. 2/23, 11:30 a.m. - 1 pm: Moodle Exchange (coordinated by Diane Salamone of ITS, cosponsored by TE)
  • Th. 2/24, 12-1 p.m.: "Distressed, Deteriorating and/or perhaps Dangerous Students", with Stephanie Fortin, Dan Miller, Donn Troutman, and Townsend Velkoff
  • Th. 3/10, 12-1 p.m.: Clickers in the Classroom, with Elyshia Aseltine and Alison Gregory (Snowden Library Classroom)
  • Th. 4/14, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award recipient speaks, with Cullen Chandler (Writing Across the Curriculum presentation)

Fall 2010

  • Tu. 8/24, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: "Teaching and Evaluating Critical Thinking* (U. North Carolina) "Teaching and Evaluating Critical Thinking"
  • Th. 9/23, 12-1 p.m.: A followup to Ed Neal's workshop on Critical Thinking, moderated by Charles Mahler
  • Tu. 10/12, 12-1 p.m.: Shanna Wheeler on writing assignments and teaching tips from theInternational WAC Conference at Indiana University-Bloomington (Writing Across the Curriculum event)
  • Th. 11/11, 12-1 p.m.: Six member student panel on "What works in the Classroom? What facilitates student learning?"
  • Tu. 12/7. 12-1 p.m.: "Kids These Days: Current Trends in Mental Health Issues on Campus", with Townsend Velkoff and Stephanie Fortin (Counseling Services)

Spring 2010

  • Tu. 3/9, 12-1 p.m.: Promotion of the Lilly Conferences and the Pennsylvania Summer Academy, with Charles Mahler
  • Tu. 3/16, 12-1 p.m.: Faculty Teaching Award Recipients speak, with Dick Morris and Todd Preston
  • Tu. 3/23, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: "The Moodle Exchange" with Diane Salamone of ITS (cosponsored by TE)
  • W. 3/31, 7-8 p.m.: Evening with the Provost on "What do we do after the Mid States accreditation is done?" with Tom Griffiths.
  • Th. 4/8, 12-1 p.m.: Workshop onplagiarism with Shanna Wheeler and Mary Broussard, (Writing Across the Curriculum event)

Fall 2009

  • Tu. 8/26, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.: Todd Zakrajsek* (U. North Carolina) Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom / the Psychology of Teaching
  • Th. 10/8, 12-1 p.m.: a panel presentation on teaching Freshman Seminars
  • Tu. 11/3, 12-1 p.m.: a follow up to Todd Zakrajsek's workshop, moderated by Charles Mahler
  • Th. 11/19, 12-1 p.m.: Cullen Chandler and Alison Gregory on how they had students research and write articles on Wikipedia as a classroom assignment
  • Th. 12/3, 12-1 p.m.: Writing Across the Curriculum presentation by Shanna Wheeler and her student intern Summer Hass on writing journals

Spring 2009

  • Th. 1/8, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: New Year, New Ideas: Workshops for Teaching Enrichment at Snowden Library (eight workshops offered ten times)
  • Th. 1/29, 12-1 p.m.: Gary Hafer on "Daily Writing: Practice Before Perfection" a Writing Across the Curriculum event
  • Tu. 2/4, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award Recipients speak (Jeremy Ramsey, Sascha Feinstein)
  • Th. 3/19, 12-1 p.m.: The Mechanics of Planning Travel May-Term Courses - the ins, the outs, the pitfalls (Howard Berthold, Cullen Chandler, Bonita Kolb, Howard Tran, and Mel Zimmerman)
  • Wed. 4/1, 7-8 p.m.: Evening with the Provost on "how we can strike a balance between conveying our academic expectations to Millenial students, while maintaining high expectations and academic rigor" (in the Archives)
  • Th. 4/16, 12-1 p.m.: Lilly Conference and Pennsylvania Summer Academy (Andrew Leiter, Katherine Hill, Charles Mahler)

Fall 2008

  • Tu. 8/19, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Mary Alice Ozechoski* (Wesley C.) workshop on Millennial students and the problems the present
  • Tu. 10/14, 12-1 p.m.: Problem Based Learning by Charles Mahler, Jeremy Ramsey and others
  • Th. 11/13,12-1 p.m.: Writing Across the Curriculum by Shanna Wheeler and Mary Broussard on Mary's online tutorial on how to use citations properly
  • Th. 12/4, 12-1 p.m.: followup to Ozechoski workshop, and a presentation by Len Cagle on the use of Facebook in his classes