Schedules for Previous Semesters

Seminars and Workshops Fall 2014 — Fall 2008

Outside speakers are marked with an asterisk*

Fall 2014

  • Lycoming Innovations in Teaching with Technology (LITT) presentations with Sue Kelley (psychology), Charles Mahler (chemistry), Jeremy Ramsey (chemistry) and Chris Reed (math center) discussing their innovative applications of instructional video, annotation, tablet computers, software, and clickers.
  • Lycoming Innovations in Teaching with Technology (LITT) Presentations with Rachel Hickoff-Cresko (education), Kimberlee Josephson (business), Leslie Meeder (business), Mary Morrison (biology), and Shanna Wheeler (Writing Center)
  • Event with Dr. Monica Cable of Franklin & Marshall College
  • Writing Across the Curriculum event with Shanna Wheeler

Spring 2014

  • Evening with Provost and Dean Phil Sprunger on the topic of Catalog Cleanup and Revision,7:00 PM in the College Archives
  • Reference Letters faculty panel with Sascha Feinstein (English), Ed Gabriel (Biology), Rachel Hickoff-Cresko (Education) and Lauri Kremer (Accounting), moderated by Charles Mahler (Chemistry).
  • Teaching Award recipients Dave Fisher and Seth Goodman
  • Teaching Effectiveness / WAC event with Shanna Wheeler and a Writing Tutors Panel (of students)
  • Buffet luncheon and talk titled “Change is Incredible…” by visiting artist Stephen Marc (Arizona State University)
  • Moodle Exchange with Dian Salamone (ITS) and Mary Morrison
  • “New Year, New Ideas: Workshops for Teaching Enrichment” Snowden Library staff

Fall 2013

  • Improving Instructor Presence in Courses as Well as Engagement by Students: Podcasting, Screencasting, and Videos Made Easy with Dr. Kay Gormley of the SAGE Colleges
  • “Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder” with Townsend Velkoff, Stephanie Fortin, and Dan Hartsock
  • Gary Hafer, “After Writing, Write: The Postwrite for Students and Their Professors”.
  • Donna Ferullo, Director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University on “Campus Copyright Information”
  • David Jauss (University of Arkansas at Little Rock), presentation on Writing

Spring 2013

  • Mary Broussard and Marisa Macy on “Formative Assessment”
  • Provost and Dean Phil Sprunger will host an Evening with the Provost on the topic of Academic Freedom
  • Teaching Award recipients Sue Beery (Psychology) and Kerry Richmond (Criminal Justice / Criminology)
  • Moodle Exchange/Doceri Presentation, with Diane Salamone of IT Services (cosponsored by TE). 
  • Faculty panel with Sarah Silkey, Charles Mahler, and Kerry Richmond on instructional strategies for teaching citation, moderated by Shanna Wheeler
  • New Year, New Ideas: Workshops for Teaching Enrichment (series of 8 workshops in Snowden Library with Mary Broussard, Alison Gregory, Janet Hurlbert, Jess Oberlin)

Fall 2012

  • Stewart Ross*, (Minnesota State University Mankato) on “Integrated Course Design for Significant Learning"
  • Clickers in the Classroom, with Jeff Newman
  • Use of iPads and Tablet Computers in Education, with KC Testerman* (via Skype)
  • The Big Picture of Plagiarism:  Helping Students Understand WHY to Avoid It (Writing Across the Curriculum event), with Alison Gregory and Shanna Wheeler
  • Design Your Curriculum Workshop followup and discussion on a brief reading, with Charles Mahler

Spring 2012

  • Event to promote participation in the Lilly Conferences and Followup on Metacognition and Dr. Rosier’s fall workshop (with Charles Mahler)
  • Moodle Exchange (coordinated by Diane Salamone of ITS, cosponsored by TE)
  • “Tips from the Bucknell Workshops” with Shanna Wheeler, (Writing Across the Curriculum event)
  • Report on how faculty and students use the internet and social media for their research with Mary Broussard and Alison Gregory
  • Teaching Award Recipients speak with Michelle Briggs and Beth Moorhouse
  • Evening with the Provost on “The Upcoming Curriculum Review” with Phil Sprunger

Fall 2011

  • Tamara Rosier* (Kusyper College) on “Teaching Students How to Think and Engage in Their Learning”
  • Faculty Panel on Assessment with Amy Golahny, Mary Morrison, Bonita Kolb, Amy Rogers, Gary Hafer, Cullen Chandler, and Jonathan Williamson.
  • Faculty panel on Assessment and “Closing the Loop” with Charles Mahler, Sarah Silkey, Gary Hafer
  • Educational Games with Mary Broussard

Spring 2011

  • Event to promote participation in the Lilly Conferences (with Alison Gregory, Mary Morrison, and Todd Preston) and Pennsylvania Summer Academy (with Charles Mahler)
  • Moodle Exchange (coordinated by Diane Salamone of ITS, cosponsored by TE)
  • "Distressed, Deteriorating and/or perhaps Dangerous Students", with Stephanie Fortin, Dan Miller, Donn Troutman, and Townsend Velkoff
  • Clickers in the Classroom, with Elyshia Aseltine and Alison Gregory (Snowden Library Classroom)
  • Teaching Award recipient speaks, with Cullen Chandler (Writing Across the Curriculum presentation)

Fall 2010

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

Spring 2010

  • Promotion of the Lilly Conferences and the Pennsylvania Summer Academy, with Charles Mahler
  • Faculty Teaching Award Recipients speak, with Dick Morris and Todd Preston
  • "The Moodle Exchange" with Diane Salamone of ITS (cosponsored by TE)
  • Evening with the Provost on "What do we do after the Mid States accreditation is done?" with Tom Griffiths.
  • Workshop onplagiarism with Shanna Wheeler and Mary Broussard, (Writing Across the Curriculum event)

Fall 2009

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

Spring 2009

  • New Year, New Ideas: Workshops for Teaching Enrichment at Snowden Library (eight workshops offered ten times)
  • Gary Hafer on "Daily Writing: Practice Before Perfection" a Writing Across the Curriculum event
  • Teaching Award Recipients speak (Jeremy Ramsey, Sascha Feinstein)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Lilly Conference and Pennsylvania Summer Academy (Andrew Leiter, Katherine Hill, Charles Mahler)

Fall 2008

  • Mary Alice Ozechoski* (Wesley C.) workshop on Millennial students and the problems the present
  • Problem Based Learning by Charles Mahler, Jeremy Ramsey and others
  • Writing Across the Curriculum by Shanna Wheeler and Mary Broussard on Mary's online tutorial on how to use citations properly
  • Followup to Ozechoski workshop, and a presentation by Len Cagle on the use of Facebook in his classes