Office of Teaching & Learning
Fall 2011 Faculty/Librarian Development Events
For a full listing of faculty/librarian development events at BSU, visit the faculty development calendar, which is updated weekly.
Teaching Essentials for the 21st Century: New ideas and fresh approaches to enduring practices in the higher education classroom.
December 15 (Reading Day)
Rondileau Campus Center (RCC) Large Ballroom and Maxwell Library
As we prepare ourselves for the regular end-of-semester crush, I encourage you to set aside all or part of reading day to focus on your own professional growth and development. Join us on December 15 (Reading Day), from 8:30 4PM to think about and explore new strategies to improve your teaching practice.
This is an entirely BSU faculty-facilitated event. Spend the whole day were offering six concurrent sessions or stop in for a few workshops.
For Part-Time Faculty Only!
VL Development Program
January 4 (8:30 -
4:30) and 5 (8:30 - 12:00)
This event is exclusively for BSUs part-time faculty. It takes place over a day and a half on January 4 and 5, with a follow-up morning conference and luncheon in May; additional, related VL development events will be scheduled throughout the spring semester. This event (see program) focuses on engaged and culturally inclusive teaching and student learning practices.
Participants in the full day-and-a-half January program will receive a $150 stipend. Funding for is provided by the Nellie Mae Foundations Project Compass grant.
Please RSVP to Mrs. Lori Benson (email@example.com; x2694).
Getting Started on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
September 23 (Friday) 11:15 - 12:15 PM
Maxwell Library MDR
September 27 (Tuesday) 3:05 - 4:15 PM
Maxwell Library MDR
At the CART Celebration in May 2011 we began conversations about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). This session is designed for faculty who are interested in learning about designing SoTL projects. We will also discuss how BSU can best support your efforts to engage in SoTL.
This session is facilitated by Dr. Karen Richardson, the Office of Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor in MAHPLS. Contact Karen with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org, or x 2067.
Multidisciplinary Engagement at BSU
November 1 (Tuesday) 2:00 - 3:15 PM
November 2 (Wednesday) 12:20 - 1:20 PM
OTL Faculty Fellow John Kucich hosts a discussion among BSU faculty who have engaged in team teaching, linked courses and learning communities. Faculty will describe their experiences in these courses and share resources and information about how this work is supported at BSU.
This session is facilitated by Dr. John Kucich, Office of Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of English. Contact John with questions: email@example.com, or x 2722.
Sixth Annual Professional Development Day: The Basics of Teaching in the 21st Century
Thursday, December 15
Program currently in development . . . stay tuned for more information!
Last Modified: December 14, 2011