Kennesaw State University

Part-Time Faculty

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
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Location: 
Virtual

What could you do to improve lab instruction? This informational webinar addresses easily adaptable teaching strategies for the lab classroom to improve student learning. Small changes can have a big impact. Topics include how to connect lectures and labs, measure student understanding, prioritize safety procedures, assign and evaluate lab reports, and more. 

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Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Learning objectives can sometimes seem static and impersonal in nature. How can we make them come to life in the classroom? Write performance criteria! Performance criteria are the expectations given to learners before a performance that define the characteristics which make up a high quality performance related to achieving a learning objective. Participants attending the workshop will be able to articulate the value of writing and using performance criteria, practice using a methodology for writing performance criteria, and assess performance criteria to improve quality.

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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:10am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Participants in this webinar will identify ways to introduce and sequence activities in the first week of class that preview what students can expect throughout the semester. Participants will identify and prioritize goal-oriented activities to provoke student curiosity, promote learning, establish expectations, and create a community of learners. Let’s get started in purposeful and productive ways!

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Monday, April 1, 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Meeting
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL Lab

Held on Mon. April 1 and Tue. April 2, 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.

Some of the topics discussed will include:

  • Student's Prior Knowledge
  • Information Processing and Knowledge Organization
  • Student Motivation
  • Practice and Feedback
  • Student Development
  • Course Climate
  • Metacognition

For more information on criteria, eligibility, and the application process, please CLICK HERE.

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KSU part-time faculty members have access through OwlTrain to a large variety of training sessions provided by the university to all faculty and staff. These trainings focus on a variety of topics, tools, etc. For example, there are currently trainings on how to use D2L (from the basics to advanced uses), VoiceThread, SoftChalk, and many more teaching and technology tools. There are also trainings in how to use Adobe products, Microsoft Office products, and more. Most of these trainings are provided at no cost and may be face-to-face at a scheduled time or virtual and available 24/7.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Academic Building (H) - Room 202

Metacognition is a big word for a simple concept: thinking about our thinking. As professionals, we are constantly monitoring what is being asked of us, thinking about how we will accomplish the tasks at hand, and considering how we can improve the way we do things. However, this is a challenge for many college students. In this workshop, we will discuss metacognitive strategies you can teach your students to help them be successful—while still covering your course content.

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You can view the webinar on Creating Transparent Assignments Using the TiLT Framework here: https://us-lti.bbcollab.com/recording/daae9952bd3a46b5afcaff54767e38c9 

The slides are attached as a pdf

Please contact Mandy McGrew if you have any further questions. 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

Were you hired after 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, ways that various departments at KSU will support you in and out of the classroom, and to network with other part-time faculty members.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Were you hired after 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, ways that various departments at KSU will support you in and out of the classroom, and to network with other part-time faculty members.

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These are the slides from the workshop/webinar on KSU resources for part-time faculty members. If you have any questions about the content, please contact Mandy McGrew at mandymcgrew@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-6410

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