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                               Spring 2020 New Faculty Yearly Workshops

                                         CANCELLED due to COVID-19           

 

                                  Winter 2020 New Faculty Yearly Workshops

                                           12- 2 PM, PL-4005 (FCE)

 

February 4 (Tuesday) or February 5 (Wednesday)         

                        How to Submit FAR Using Interfolio

                        Presenters:  Dr. Mihaela Popescu & Josephine Mendoza

 

February 18 (Tuesday) or February 19 (Wednesday)            

                      Transparency in Learning & Teaching Framework (TILT)

                      Presenter:  Dr. Jo Anna Grant

 

March 3 (Tuesday) or March 4 (Wednesday)

                        InfoReady

                        Presenter:  Dr. Cynthia Crawford

 

March 10 (Tuesday) or March 11 (Wednesday)

              Conversation with Dr. Yildirim, Provost McMahan

             Networking with Y1/Y2 Colleagues   

 

                            FALL 2019 NEW FACULTY WORKSHOPS

                         12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence

 

How to Put FAR Together

September 25, 2019 (Wednesday)  (for faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)

September 26, 2019 (Thursday)       (for faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)

Presenters:  Kathryn Ervin, Kathie Pelletier, Mary Texeira, Barbara Sirotnik, Josephine Mendoza

 

Prepare your first evaluation at CSUSB by learning how to put together a Faculty Activities Report (FAR).  You will receive advice on format and organization, and how best to present your contributions and activities in ALL THREE AREAS:  Teaching, Research/Scholarly/Creative Contributions; and Service.

 

How to Submit FAR Using Interfolio

October 2, 2019 (Wednesday)  (for faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)

October 3, 2019  (Thursday)       (for faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)

Presenters:  Mihaela Popescu, Faculty Director, ATI &  Rosalinda Torres, Faculty Affairs & Development

 

        An online overview of the online interface followed by Q&A.  There will also be a brief discussion of digital tools to help you organize your materials.  Please bring laptop or tablet.

 

How To Start My Research

October 16, 2019 (Wednesday)  (for faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)

October 17, 2019  (Thursday)      (for faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)

Facilitator:  Cynthia Crawford

 

The panel discussion "How to start my research" will include faculty members who will share their 

practical tips and lessons learned from advancing their own research agenda at CSUSB.

Each CSUSB College will have at least one faculty member participating in the panel.

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session, which will also include representatives from the Offices of Academic Research, Research Development and Student Research.

 

 How Students Learn: Part 2

 October 23, 2019 (Wednesday)  (for faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)

 October 24, 2019  (Thursday)      (for faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)

 Facilitators:   Carol Hood, Sara Callori, Jo Anna Grant

 

In this workshop, we will look at how, when, and why determine students’ prior knowledge.

 

How to Write a Successful Intramural Grant Proposal

 November 6, 2019 (Wednesday)  (for faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)

 November 7, 2019  (Thursday)      (for faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)

 Facilitator:  Cynthia Crawford'

 

Open Educational Resources (OER) for Faculty  

November 14, 2019 (Thursday

Presenter:  Lisa Bartle, Librarian, Collection Development, Acquisitions & Receiving

 

Librarian Lisa Bartle presents the best resources for finding affordable learning solutions and open educational resources as alternatives to standard, over-priced textbooks.      

                         

How Students Learn: Part 3

November 20/21, 2019 (Wed/Thurs)

Facilitators:   Carol Hood, Sara Callori, Jo Anna Grant

 

This workshop will look at why student metacognition is so important to the student’s learning cycle and how to incorporate it into your teaching plans.

 

Lunch with the Provost

December 5, 2019

                                                              WINTER  2019

How to Put FAR Together
January 23, 2019 (Wednesday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence 
                                                    (for first year faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)
January 24, 2019 (Thursday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
                                                     (for first year faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)
Presenter
:  Dr. Eri Yasuhara, Dean Emerita, College of Arts & Letters; UFMN Mentor
Prepare your first evaluation at CSUSB by learning how to put together a Faculty Activities Report (FAR). 
You will receive advice on format and organization, and how best to present your contributions and activities in ALL THREE AREAS: 
Teaching, Research/Scholarly/Creative Contributions; and Service.

Culture of Continuous Improvement in Teaching
February 14, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter:  Dr. Jo Anna Grant, Director, Teaching Resource Center
 
Learning to use self reflection and other tools to improve your teaching performance, and your students’ learning.

How to Submit FAR Using Interfolio
February 19, 2019 (Tuesday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
                                           (for first year faculty on Tuesday/Thursday schedule)
February 20, 2019 (Wednesday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
                                            (for first year faculty on Monday/Wednesday schedule)
Presenter:  Dr. Mihaela Popescu, Faculty Director, Academic Technologies & Innovation (ATI)??
 

An online overview of the online interface followed by Q&A. 
There will also be a brief discussion of digital tools to help you organize your materials. 
Please bring laptop or tablet.

Library Resources/Community Engagement and Service Learning
February 28, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenters:  Gina Schesselman-Tarango, Faculty, Coordinator of Library Instruction
                    Diane Podolske, Director, Office of Community Engagement
                      

Ms. Tarango will describe the variety of services (Personal Research Page creation,  Laptop/Ipad/Calculator Lending Program,
Library Conference Room/Event Space Reservation ) and resources available to support faculty in their teaching and research
(Innovation Lab, Safari Tech Online Books – New Platform/Content, Streaming Video Services – DocuSeek2, MediaEd Foundation, Limited Kanopy). 
 
Ms. Podolski will describe three opportunities for faculty to be engaged with the community – Community Partnership Grant,
Service Learning Faculty Fellowship program, and Community-Based Research mini-grant.


When Colleagues Are Not Collegial
March 14, 2019 (Thursday) 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter: Ismael Diaz, Professor, Psychology Department
 

How do we disagree in healthy and constructive ways?   Dr. Ismael Diaz will share his expertise and research on collegiality, including the definition of collegiality and why it matters.  Participants will also learn about university and state resources available to employees who are bullied, mistreated, or otherwise treated uncivilly. 

                      FALL 2018
 
Diversity and the Multicultural Classroom
October 18, 2018 (Thursday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter:  Dr. Jo Anna Grant, Director, Teaching Resource Center
 
Recognize the different perspectives students bring to class, and approach these from a cultural capital model rather than a student deficit model.
 
How To Start My Research
November 1, 2018 (Thursday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Facilitator:  Dorota Huizinga, Associate Provost for Research
 
The panel discussion "How to start my research" will include faculty members who will share their practical tips and lessons learned from advancing their own research agenda at CSUSB.
Each CSUSB College will have at least one faculty member participating in the panel.
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session, which will also include representatives from the Offices of Academic Research, Research Development and Student Research.
 
Supporting Student Learning with Effective Feedback
November 15, 2018 (Thursday), 12-2 PM, PL-4005 Faculty Center for Excellence
Presenter:  Dr. Jo Anna Grant, Director, Teaching Resource Center
 
Often we confuse grades, feedback, and commentary. This workshop will concentrate on the differences among these and how to use them to provide learner-motivating evaluation.