Sign Up for Workshops for Faculty Development Week!

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The week of May 18 will be an exciting time for the La Salle community! Four different faculty development events will bring faculty from across campus together and provide different venues for learning from one another.

Spots are limited, so sign up now using the links below!

 

pencil iconMonday, May 18: Writing Across the Curriculum

8 am – 2 pm, Music Room, Union Building

Learn more/sign up

The day’s agenda includes:

  • Best practices for effective writing instruction
  • Panels on introductory writing courses at La Salle and writing to learn in core courses
  • A workshop on developing successful writing assignments in core courses
  • Breakout workshops for writing in the majors of different colleges/disciplines

 

airplane iconTuesday, May 19: First Year Odyssey Workshop: Focus on Student Engagement

9 am – 3 pm, Music Room, Union Building

RSVP to Margot Soven and Robin Dworznicki

First Year Odyssey Faculty, Staff, Administrators, and Directors of Campus Services are invited. Topics will include:

  • Measuring Success in the First Year Odyssey: A Report
  • The Freshman Class, 2015: A Portrait
  • Effective Teaching Strategies in the First Year Odyssey
    • Classroom Discussion Techniques
    • Writing Assignments
    • Student Projects
    • Using The Freshman Survival Guide
    • The Role of Peer Mentors in FYO
    • Making the Most of the FYO trip
    • Integrating Campus Resources

FYO instructors and Directors of Campus Services will share their experiences, activities, and assignments related to these topics.

 

Lightblub iconWednesday, May 20: Summer Technology Institute

Please sign up for each Summer Technology Institute event that you plan to attend. Note that each workshop runs twice. Only register for one workshop for each of the three sessions.

Session 1 (9 am – 10:30 am)

Creating a Structure to Engage Students and Improve Learning: Learn more/sign up

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Getting and Analyzing Student Data to Inform Instruction: Learn more/sign up

Session 2 (10:45 am – 12:15 pm)

Creating a Structure to Engage Students and Improve Learning: Learn more/sign up

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Using Canvas for Formative Assessment: Learn more/sign up

Lunch and Panel Discussion (12:15 pm – 1:30 pm): Learn more/sign up

Join us for an informal lunch with time to connect and share strategies with your colleagues. Lunch will be followed by a panel discussion on how to adapt teaching tools and strategies based on the types of students and courses you teach. Panelists: Greg Bruce, School of Business; Susan Dixon, Fine Arts; Patt O’Connor, Nursing. Facilitator: Greer Richardson, Education.

Session 3 (1:35 pm – 3:05 pm)

Getting and Analyzing Student Data to Inform Instruction: Learn more/sign up

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Using Canvas for Formative Assessment: Learn more/sign up

 

Thursday, May 21: Engaged Learning DayMicrophone icon

9 am – 12 pm, Music Room, Union Building

Learn more/sign up

This event will feature two panels. During the first panel, Arts and Sciences faculty who piloted Philadelphia Seminar courses this semester will discuss successes, challenges and lessons learned.
Confirmed panelists: Joel Garver, Philosophy and Mey-Yen Moriuchi, Fine Arts
Moderator: Lisa Jarvinen, History

During the second panel, faculty and community partners will share insights on student engagement with community agencies to further student learning. Content areas discussed will include human relations with non-human life, business law, and community health promotion.
Confirmed La Salle panelists: John Downey, Religion; Carolyn Plump, Management and Leadership; and Mary Wilby, Nursing
Confirmed Community partner panelists: Patricia Hamil, Philadelphia Bar Association; and Marcella Slick, Medical Advocacy Supervisor, Lutheran Settlement House
Moderator: Huntly Collins, Communication

4 Responses

  1. Paul Roden

    I would like to know more about collaborative efforts of La Salle University, students living off campus and local community residents and their organizations on dealing with neighborhood crime, student-community relations and economic development.

    • Nick Gogno
      Nick Gogno

      Hi Paul,

      Thanks for your comment! Those issues will be discussed at the panels on Thursday, May 21. Please use the sign-up link above to register if you haven’t done so yet.

      Nick

  2. Jeannine

    I would like to sign up for the Writing Across the Curriculum class. Is this the place?
    Jeannine

    • Nick Gogno
      Nick Gogno

      Hi Jeannine,

      Yes, you’ve come to the right place! Scroll up to the Monday, May 18th heading above and use the sign up link in that section. Thanks,

      Nick