Kennesaw State University

Part-Time Faculty

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Meeting
Campus: 
Location: 
KSU Center Room #400

Held on Mon. April 3 and Tue. April 4, this Teaching Academy will introduce you to research on student learning, information processing and skill development, and to teaching strategies tailored to foster deep lasting learning in your students. Rather than simply listening to presenters, the sessions will be very interactive, and there will be time during the two days dedicated to apply the theories and research to your own courses.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #54: Book Club Room

"One cannot expect positive results from an educational . . . program which fails to respect the particular view of the world held by the people." Join us for a discussion of Paulo Freire's classic book, The Pedagogy of the Oppressed, and contemplate how the world view of our students influences the way they receive and perceive their education.  

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"What's the Trouble with Grades?" webinar: 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

What's the trouble with grades? Walvoord and Anderson (2010) state, when we talk about grades, educators have student learning most in mind. However, our students may have different perspectives about grades. Participants in this webinar will discuss grading processes and products that spur communication with students. We will identify research-based tools and strategies to motivate and engage students in grading practices to improve teaching and learning in our classrooms.

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 "Motivating Students to Succeed" webinar here: 

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Webinar "Managing Common Classroom Challenges" here: 

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Building H Room 202

Do your students come to class not having done the reading? Do they fail to turn in simple assignments? Do they seem disengaged? How can we get our students to care about our classes as much as we do? In this workshop, we will examine a few theories of motivation that may help explain some of these student behaviors. Then we will work together to brainstorm ways we can use this new knowledge to bring out the best in our students.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Do your students come to class not having done the reading? Do they fail to turn in simple assignments? Do they seem disengaged? How can we get our students to care about our classes as much as we do? In this workshop, we will examine a few theories of motivation that may help explain some of these student behaviors. Then we will work together to brainstorm ways we can use this new knowledge to bring out the best in our students.

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