Kennesaw State University

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

By registering for the correlated component (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all components of the workshop.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

By registering for the correlated component (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all components of the workshop. You will not register for Part 2.

Please see Part 1 for a full workshop description.

 

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

KSU Center | 3333 Busbee Drive | Kennesaw, Georgia 30144

Room 400

Welcome to Kennesaw State University, and the promise of an exciting academic year. We are pleased that you have chosen KSU and look forward to working with you.

To reduce some of the pressures from transitioning to new surroundings, KSU's Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) coordinates a New Faculty Success Program to provide Full Time & Support Faculty with an introduction to the University to help establish a strong foundation for your future success at KSU.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Were you hired after new faculty orientation? Have you been teaching at KSU for years and never attended an orientation? Were you not able to make orientation because of other obligations? Now is your chance! Join us to hear about resources at KSU that can help you to innovate and improve your teaching and the various departments that will support you in and out of the classroom during this "mini-orientation" session.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Were you hired after new faculty orientation? Have you been teaching at KSU for years and never attended an orientation? Were you not able to make orientation because of other obligations? Now is your chance! Join us to hear about resources at KSU that can help you to innovate and improve your teaching and the various departments that will support you in and out of the classroom during this "mini-orientation" session.

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Building H Room 202

One of the biggest challenges we face is how to turn the grading process for our students into a constructive learning experience. This workshop will focus on how to generate effective feedback that is frequent, timely, based on clear criteria, encouraging, and targeted. During the workshop, we will explore some of the research about what makes feedback effective. Also, Dr. Mir Atiqullah will share an effective methodology for how he helps his students take the next step from their current level to the next achievable level of performance.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

The Online Course Development Workshop is a two-week online/f2f workshop and is one pathway to online teaching certification at KSU. (See below for the all online three week option). This training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online Courses which provides a framework for designing, developing, and improving online courses. This CETL workshop that will lead to online teaching certification at KSU. You must be a current KSU instructor to register for this workshop.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Using Saundra McGuire’s book, Teach Students How to Learn, participants will explore the role that metacognition plays in student learning. We will discuss and practice a variety of adaptable teaching strategies that will encourage students in any course to practice deep, reflective learning. In addition, we will develop a list of questions for Dr. McGuire, who will visit the KSU campus for a presentation and book signing as part of the Gateways 2 Completion project.

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Are you looking for ideas on how to improve assignments to give students useful feedback while reducing the time and effort of grading? We will discuss how to design rubrics and checklists to grade student work and will provide numerous examples that you can readily adapt to your own courses.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:59pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

One of the factors that affect the quality of online courses is instructor facilitation. There are many aspects of facilitation that contribute to a successful online course. This workshop is designed for faculty members who are teaching a course they developed or one a colleague created.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

By registering for the correlated webinar (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all 3 components of the workshop. This is part 3 of a 3-part workshop. See Part 1 for full workshop description.

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Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

This book is the foundation for this year's eponymous workshop series focusing on teaching techniques. Moving from a research-based perspective, Dr. Brookfield unpacks skillful teaching in all its formats (lectures, discussions, group work etc). This book club is structured in two parts, one per semester. Part 1 covers chapters 1 to 10 as well as chapter 20 (16 maxims of skillful teaching). Participants can sign up for either one or both.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:30pm to 12:45pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

The facilitation of discussion is a teaching technique that many of us use in our classes. Yet, so often we don't draw out the level of engagement we would like to see from our students, either in terms of quality or distribution of participation throughout the class. This workshop will highlight simple, yet effective, discussion facilitation and note-taking practices from the literature and the facilitators' teaching experiences.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This introductory webinar is designed for faculty who are considering or currently mentoring and advising graduate students. Drawing from evidence-based research, this interactive webinar explores general guidelines for how to productively mentor graduate students. Participants will establish effective strategies for initial meetings, explore mentor’s responsibilities, and identify effective practices to support graduate students.

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Monday, October 2, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

The Online Course Development Workshop is a two-week online/f2f workshop and is one pathway to online teaching certification at KSU. (See below for the all online three week option). This training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online Courses which provides a framework for designing, developing, and improving online courses. This CETL workshop will lead to online teaching certification at KSU.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This webinar will provide strategies for teaching large classes with a learning-centered approach. Large classes present challenges for instructors and learners alike, and many instructors struggle with how to scale up the active learning pedagogy that is effective in their smaller classes. Participants will consider the literature on effective teaching practices for large classes and identify solutions to the challenges discussed.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Campus: 
Location: 
Building H Room 202

Linda Nilson describes a course grading system that is designed to maintain high academic standards, align final grades to student achievement of the course learning outcomes, increase student motivation to complete quality work, and reduce grading time for faculty. Could this system work for your courses? Join the discussion!

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Teachers employ stories every day in their classrooms. But do these brief stories purposefully establish your teaching philosophy, amplify instruction, or create inclusivity? This interactive workshop explores storytelling as an effective, inclusive, and often overlooked pedagogical approach to enhance teaching and learning. Participants will pinpoint whether they currently integrate narrative into their undergraduate instruction. Further, they will identify opportunities for storytelling to punctuate classroom lecture, enhance discussion, and establish an inclusive classroom environment.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

By registering for the correlated webinar (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all 3 components of the workshop described below. This is part 3 of a 3-part workshop. See Part 1 for full workshop description.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Learn how to create collaborative assignments that cross curricular boundaries, enabling your students to see how their courses are linked to one another and to the real world. Participants will use the Washington Center’s Integrative Assignment protocol to create an integrative assignment that can be used in a learning community, team teaching experience, or standalone course.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Building H Room 202

Help your students achieve deep learning through real-world experiential, creative, group oriented work. In this workshop we will uncover some of the theoretical principles behind why experiential learning can be so effective. Dr.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

By registering for the correlated component (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all components of the workshop. See Part 1 for full workshop description.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Facilitating online courses should be approached strategically. Even so, sometimes there are circumstances during the semester that can be surprising and challenging. Managing these situations while still maintaining a positive clasroom climate is the goal. Join us for this workshop to learn more about how to deal with challenging students in the online environment.

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Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

As part-time faculty members we are often very busy with multiple ongoing tasks including full-time jobs, families, and research--it can be overwhelming. Using rubrics to grade student work can save you time and will clarify your expectations to your students. In this interactive and productive one-hour workshop you will learn about different types of rubrics, how to create one, and how to use it to clarify and speed up the grading process. Bring the description of one of your assignments and leave with the beginnings of an actual rubric you can use.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

By registering for the correlated component (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all components of the workshop. See Part 1 for full workshop description. You will not register for Part 2.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Lecturing can be an effective teaching tool. There are certain strategies that can help us lecture more creatively and successfully. In this session we will disucss ways you can enhance lectures to make them more engaging, interactive, and interesting for you and the students. Dr. Baldwin will share how she creatively lectures in her own courses.

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Monday, November 27, 2017 - 8:00am to Monday, December 11, 2017 - 11:59pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

One of the factors that affect the quality of online courses is instructor facilitation. There are many aspects of facilitation that contribute to a successful online course. This workshop is designed for faculty members who are teaching a course they developed or one a colleague created. We will look at why it is important to focus on course facilitation, what successful facilitation looks like, ways to provide effective feedback, creating a sense of community, time management strategies, and how to ensure instructor presence in an online course.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:15pm
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Participants will learn strategies for collecting evidence of their teaching effectiveness such as classroom assessment techniques, peer review of course materials, and documenting changes in student behaviors and performance in the classroom. We will also examine recent alternatives to exploring teaching effectiveness, such as the Teaching Practices Inventory (Wieman & Gilbert, 2014) and the Teaching Balanced Score Card (Hughes & Pate, 2013).

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