Schedules for Previous Semesters

Seminars and Workshops Spring 2011 — Fall 1999

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

Spring 2008

  • Th. 1/3, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: New Year, New Ideas: Workshops for Teaching Enrichment at Snowden Library (seven brief workshops offered eleven times)
  • Tu. 2/5, 12-1 p.m.: Student Writing Tutors panel presentation and discussion, with Shanna Wheeler
  • Th. 3/6, 12-1 p.m.: Presentation by Senior Teaching Award recipient Gene Sprechini
  • Wed. 3/19, 7-8 p.m.: Evening with the Provost, with discussion of a reading on burnout and how to avoid it (in the College Archives).
  • Tu. 3/25, 12-1 p.m.: presentation to promote interest in the Lilly Conferences and Pennsylvania Summer Academy, with Sue Beery, Todd Preston and Jeremy Ramsey
  • Th. 4/10, 12-1 p.m.: presentation by the Research Information and Competencies committee

Fall 2007

  • Tu. 8/21, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Doug Eder* (U. North Florida) on using the results of assessment to make adjustments in the curriculum
  • Tu. 10/2, 12-1 p.m.: Darby Lewes, Charles Mahler, others – time and labor saving teaching tricks and using student helpers to do the same
  • Th. 10/25, 12-1 p.m.: Writing Across the Curriculum Shanna Wheeler, "Error in Student Writing: What's the Big Deal?"
  • Th. 11/8, 12-1 p.m.: Sue Beery, Lilly Conference practice talk "Teaching Techniques I Wish I Had Known About Earlier"
  • Th. 12/6, 12-1 p.m.: Eder / Assessment followup with departments who are already doing assessment well sharing their knowledge

Spring 2007

  • Th. 1/4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: "New Year, New Ideas: Workshops for Teaching Enrichment" (Library Training Sessions)
    • Moodle for Course Readings with Salomeh Pourmoghim, Turnitin.com with Mary Snyder,
    • Designing Effective Library Research Assignments with Alison Gregory, RefWorks with Mary Snyder,
    • ARTstor with Salomeh Pourmoghim, Social Networking Technologies with Mary Snyder
  • Tu. 2/6, 12-1 p.m.: "Detecting, Avoiding and Responding to Plagiarism" with Mary Snyder and Faculty Panel
  • Th. 2/8, 7 p.m.: Panel on Race Relations with Jonathan Williamson, Kathy Ryan, Betty McCall
  • Tu. 3/6, 7-9 p.m.: Evening at the Dean's - "How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century" Discussion
  • Tu. 3/20, 12-1 p.m.: Lilly Lunch with Mary Morrison (PA Summer Academy), Darby Lewes (Lilly)
  • Th. 4/5, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award-Winners – Lynn Estomin and Betty McCall

Fall 2006

  • Tu. 8/22, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Assessment Workshop with Susan Aloi* (West Virginia Wesleyan C.)
  • Th. 9/22, 12-1 p.m.: Attendance Policies and Community Building, with Sue Beery and Charles Mahler
  • Th. 10/19, 12-1 p.m.: Critical Thinking with Steven Hales* (Bloomsburg U.) and Kathleen Chamberlain
  • Tu. 10/24, 12-1 p.m.: Using Moodle with "W" courses with Alison Gregory and Jane Keller (WAC)
  • Th. 11/9, 12-1 p.m.: Learning with Disabilities with Dan Hartsock and student panel
  • Tu. 12/5, 12-1 p.m.: Assessment Follow-up Panel with Witwer (Hist), Morrison (Bio), Hungerford (Ed), Mahler (Chem)

Spring 2006

  • Th. 2/9, 12-1 p.m.: Lilly Lunch with Janet Hurlbert, Steve Koehn, and PA Summer Academy with Alka Gandhi
  • Th. 2/16, 12-1 p.m.: Lessons from Bucknell Writing Workshop with Jane Keller
  • Mon. 2/20, 8:30-9:30 p.m.: "Cultural Leadership and Diversity in Higher Education", Victor Vega* (Johns Hopkins U.)
  • Th. 3/23, 12-1 p.m.: "Diversity in the Classroom," with Betty McCall
  • Th. 3/30, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award-Winners – Rachael Hungerford and Eileen Peluso
  • Wed. 4/5, 7:30-9:30 p.m.: Evening at the Dean's - "Diversity Matters" – Charles Mahler moderating
  • Wed. 5/3, 9-11:30 a.m.: Moodle Workshop with ITS staff
  • Wed. 5/3, 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Ref Works Workshop with library staff

Fall 2005

  • Tu. 8/23, 11:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.: "Teaching that Promotes Learning" Workshop with Maryellen Weimer* (Penn State)
  • Th. 9/22, 12-1 p.m.: "Helicopter Parents" and Assignments Using Time-Efficient Grading Schemes (discussion)
  • Th. 10/27, 12-1 p.m.: Lilly Preview with Janet Hurlbert and Steve Koehn on Research Skill Training/Intervention
  • Th. 11/17: Student Views on "W" Courses (student panel)
  • Wed. 12/7, 12-1 p.m.: "Colloquia and Seminars at Lycoming College" (discussion)

Spring 2005

  • Th. 2/17, 12-1 p.m.: Lilly Lunch with Janet Hurlbert, Susan Ross; PA Summer Academy with Susan Beery, J. Stanley
  • Tu. 3/22, 12-1 p.m.: "W Course Challenges: Sharing Approaches," WAC Workship with Jane Keller
  • Tu. 3/29, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award Winners Phil Sprunger and Chris Woodruff
  • Mon. 4/11, 7-8:30 p.m.: Evening at the Dean's: "What Makes a Well-Designed Course?" (discussion)

Fall 2004

  • Wed. 8/25, 8:45-3 p.m.: WAC Workshop with Jane Keller, Carole Moses, Gary Hafer, Sue Beery, Charles Mahler, and library staff
  • Th. 9/23, 12-1 p.m.: "Understanding How Students Perceive Workload" and "Confronting Failure Constructively" (discussion on Teaching Professor articles)
  • Th. 9/30, 12-1 p.m.: "Student Views on Teaching Styles" (student panel)
  • Th. 10/14, 12-1 p.m.: "W Profs Answer Your Questions," panel with Howard Berthold, Eileen Peluso, Charles Mahler, Owen Herring
  • Th. 11/4, 12-1 p.m.: "Disability Support and Services" with Dan Hartsock and student panel; plus film follow-up
  • Tu. 11/16, 12-1 p.m.: "Teaching with Video/Film" panel with Cullen Chandler, Amy Cartal-Falk, Charlie Guttendorf, Susan Ross

Spring 2004

  • 1/16, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Andrea Lundsford* (Stanford U.) Seminar "Creating/Sustaining a Culture of Writing…"
  • 1/23, 2-3 p.m.: Using JSTOR (library staff)
  • 2/20, 12-1 p.m.: Lundsford Follow-up
  • 3/18, 12-1 p.m.: "Last Summer I Learned How to Teach: Summer Academy 2003" with Susan Beery.
  • 4/19, 7 p.m. (Evening at the Dean's): Student Perception of College Goals, Sue Saunders & Kathleen Chamberlain

Fall 2003

  • 10/2, 12-1 p.m.: "Reading in the College Classroom" with Mike Roskin and Rachael Hungerford
  • 10/16, 12-1 p.m.: Eder Follow-up
  • 10/30, 12-1 p.m.: "Extending Classroom Walls: WebCT, E-Reserves" with Garett Heysel and Eileen Peluso
  • 11/13, 12-1 pm: Teaching Award-Winners – Kathleen Chamberlain, Mehrdad Madresehee
  • 11/20, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.: "Rubrics Workshop" – Susan Beery and Kathleen Chamberlain

Spring 2003

  • 1/9, 9-11 a.m.: OCT training session on WebCT
  • 1/30, 12-1 p.m.: "What I Did Last Summer: Summer Academy 2002" with Santu de Silva (on "Group Work")
  • 2/13, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award-Winners – Howard Berthold (using exp. method), Susan Ross (reading skills)
  • 2/20, 12-1 p.m.: Students with Disabilities Follow-up – Film (conflict with TPAC - watched video at home)
  • 2/27, 12-1 p.m.: "How to Have a Classroom Where No One Can Hide, or Wants To" with Jane Keller
  • [3/13, 12-1 p.m.: Panel Discussion on "Service Learning Opportunities" (Alexander, Kelley, Berthold, Hunsberger)]. cancelled
  • 4/10, 7 p.m. (Evening at the Dean's): "Challenges Ahead: The Mission of the College in Action"
  • 5/8-9: 2003 Conference on Teaching Excellence – "And Gladly Teach…: Bringing Excitement to the Classroom"
  • 5/8, 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Workshop with Doug Eder* (S. Ill. U. Edwardsville) on Assessing Student Learning
  • 5/8, 5-8:30 p.m.: Dinner and Reception
  • 5/9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Conference sessions and Keynote Speaker
    Sessions included:
    • Classroom Strategies for a Non-Reading Generation (Roskin)
    • Using WebCT for On-line Library Instruction in English Composition (Penn Coll)
    • Designing Effective Assignments: Student Managed Groups
    • Interactive Learning Games
    • Keynote Address by Doug Eder* on Assessing Student Learning

Fall 2002

  • 8/19, 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Workshop on Problem Based Learning with George Watson* (U. Delaware)
  • 8/21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.: WAC Workshop with Keller, Hafer, Briggs, Weida and Chamberlain
  • 10/7 CAPE Virtual Get Together on using handheld computers in education
  • 10/10, 12-1 p.m.: "Classroom Environments, Your Students, and You" with Diane Langley
  • 10/16 CAPE Virtual Get Together on Effective Online Teaching in LIVE Virtual Classroom
  • 10/24, 12-1 p.m.: "Services for Students with Disabilities at Lycoming College" with Dan Hartsock
  • 11/7, 12-1 p.m.: Project Based Learning follow-up with Kathleen Pagana
  • 11/14, 12-1 p.m.: Using Turnitin.com with Georgia Smith and Robin Knauth
  • 11/18 (Mon), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Electronic Journals with Sue Beidler
  • 11/21: writing workshop with Jane Keller

Spring 2002

  • 2/7, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Teaching Award Winners – Chris Hakala and David Franz
  • 2/8 (Fri), 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Workshop on Critical Thinking with Chris Hakala and Jane Halonen* (James Madison U.).
  • 2/14, 12-1 p.m.: "Munching on the W Proposal Form" with Jane Keller.
  • 2/20 (Wed), 11:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.: "Creative Writing Across the Curriculum" with G.W. Hawkes and Sascha Feinstein.
  • 3/13 (Wed), 11:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.: "So You Have to Give a Test?" Panel discussion with Michelle Briggs and Kathleen Chamberlain.
  • 4/10, 7 p.m.: Evening at the Dean's - "Teaching Tips and Questions" – Charles Mahler.

Fall 2001

  • 9/20, 12-1 p.m.: "WebCT Revisited" with Garret Heysel, Eileen Peluso and Kathleen Chamberlain
  • 9/25, 12-1 p.m.: "Intro to FYRST Program" with Deans Sue Saunders and Regina Collins, and Heather Myers
  • 9/27, 12-1 p.m.: Introductory library workshops on Turnitin.com (plagiarism) and Questia.com (research)
  • 9/27, 7:30-9 p.m.: "Panacea or Piracy? Ownership Issues on the Net" (Symposium) with Geoffrey Knauth, Chodorow, Wren, Barrie
  • 10/11, 12-1 p.m.: Pennsylvania Summer Academy 2001 with Michelle Briggs and Kathleen Chamberlain.
  • 10/24 (Wed), 4-5 p.m.: Lilly Practice with Susan Ross and Janet Hurlbert
  • 10/31 (Wed), 4-5 p.m.: Lilly Practice with Folly and Darby Lewes
  • 11/8, 4-7 p.m.: W Workshop on Process-Based Assignments with Jane Keller, Cate Savidge, Georgia Smith and Janet Hurlbert
  • 11/15, 12-1 p.m.: "Fostering an Academic Community on Campus" – Charles Mahler

Spring 2001

  • "New Ways to Do Old Things – Better" (Series on technology, co-sponsored with the Academic Computing Committee)
  • 1/18, 12-1 p.m.: The Titanic Project (using E-circles/Groupwise for courses) – Jaye Beetem
  • 1/25: Lunch on using the Web in classes with Jeff Newman and Chriss McDonald
  • 1/31, 4:20-5 p.m. WLF: Educational Game Approach to Exam Review Sessions – Howard Berthold (Psych Pursuit)
  • 2/1, 12-2 p.m.: Front Page 2000 tips and tricks for creating web pages – Dave Heffner and OCT staff
  • 2/8, 12-1 p.m.: "Using Blackboard to Teach College Writing" (instructional web sites) – Louisa Stone* (Bloomsburg)
  • 2/15, 12-1 p.m.: Using WebCT for language learning (lots of different resources) – Garett Heysel
  • 2/27, 8:30-4:30 p.m.: Designing syllawebs and web enhancements – Jiulene McKnight
  • 3/29, 12-1 p.m.: Lilly Lunch
  • 4/5, 12-1 p.m.: Writing Workshop "W Courses: What Works? What Doesn't?" Self-Assessment strategies – Jane Keller
  • 4/9, 7-9 p.m.: Evening at the Dean's - "Fostering an Academic Atmosphere on Campus" – Charles Mahler
  • 4/19, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Award-Winners – John Whelan ("Assignments are everything!"), Holly Bendorf
  • 5/3-4: Conference on Teaching Excellence – "Beyond Technique: Combining Creativity, Substance and Passion…"
  • 5/3, 1:30-4:30 p.m.: Workshop with Peter Seldin* on "Creating and Using Teaching Portfolios" to improve teaching
  • 5/3, 5-8:30 p.m.: Dinner and Plenary Session with Edward Gabriel, plus Reception
  • 5/4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Keynote Speaker Peter Seldin* (Pace U.).
    Conference sessions included:
    • "Empowering Students with Heroic Assignments"
    • "Risk-Taking Teaching and Learning; Rising Action: Research as Creative Writing"
    • "Out on a Limb with Lots of Others: Group Presentations that Work"
    • "Reviving Ophelia's Brother: How to Reach the Ballcap Boys"
    • "Creative and Collaborative Approaches for Promoting College Success"
    • "Process-Based Assignment Design Defies Plagiarism and Promotes Information Literacy" (poster display)

Fall 2000

  • 9/22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Workshop with James Eison* (U. Southern Florida) (creating a high impact classroom climate; promoting Deep Learning)
  • 10/18, 4:20-5 p.m. WLF: "A Portrait of the Student as a Young Dog" (motivating students with dog psychology) Darby Lewes
  • 10/26, 12-1 p.m.: Follow-up on Eison workshop – Charles Mahler
  • 11/9, 12-1 p.m.: Teaching Techniques – Chris Hakala, Susan Ross (Project Based Learning, small group dynamics)
  • 11/20: Writing workshop with Jane Keller
  • 12/7, 12-1 p.m.: Writing Reference Letters – Janet Hurlbert, Kathleen Chamberlain

Spring 2000

  • 2/2, 3-5 p.m.: "Are We Making Progress Here? Assessing improvements in student writing" Jane Keller
  • 2/10, 12-1 p.m.: Lunch with the Writing Across the Curriculum Committee – Jane Keller
  • 2/15, 4-6 p.m.: "Using Groupwise and Web to Enhance Student Learning, Writing, Classroom Communication"
  • 2/22, 4-6 p.m.: "Using Groupwise... (Pt. II)" Arthur Sterngold
  • 3/8, 3:30-5 p.m.: "A Gather of Eagles" (on teaching writing) Jane Keller
  • 3/16, 12-1 p.m.: "Gilding the Lilly and Upping the Academy: Teaching Effectiveness Conferences" Darby Lewes
  • 3/20, 3:30-5 p.m.: "Everything You Wanted to Know about Grammar & Mechanics" (workshop) Jane Keller
  • 3/27, 7-9 p.m.: "Why Johnny Still Can't Read: Critical Literacy in the Classroom" Fred Wild, DarbyLewes, at Dean Piper's
  • 4/6, 12-1 p.m.: "They Must Be Doing Something Right: Teaching Award Winners" Sandy Kingery, Chriss McDonald, David Witwer
  • 5/4, 7:45-10:30 a.m.: "The Liberal Arts Graduate in the Workplace" (run by Career Development, but relevant to teaching)

Fall 1999

  • 9/10, 1-8 p.m.: "How to make the Grading Process Time-Efficient and Effective for Learning (etc.)" Workshop with Barbara Walvoord* (Notre Dame)
  • 9/21, 12-1 p.m.: "Sorry I missed the exam…" panel – Susan Ross
  • 10/7, 12-1 p.m.: "Using student portfolios" panel – Gary Hafer
  • 10/28, 4:30-7:30 p.m.:
    • "Integrating student research and writing into course curriculum"
    • "Creating assignments that produce original research and writing" panel
  • 11/2, 12-1 p.m.: "Preventing, detecting and dealing with student plagiarism" panel
  • 11/18, 12-1 p.m.: "Using grading to improve student learning and faculty teaching" (Walvoord follow-up)