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First-Year Faculty Program
Fall 2017 Agenda

 

Monday, August 7, 2017- Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered Presenter
9:00 - 9:10         Welcome and Continental   Breakfast Provost Gandy and Dr. Benita Bruster
9:10 - 9:20 Faculty Senate President-Information Dr. Barry Jones
9:20 - 10:15     First Year Survival Skills Kay Haralson
10:15 - 11:00           Student Success Dr. Loretta Griffy
Center for Teaching and Learning
11:00 - 12:00           Human Resources- Title VI, Title IX and ADA Sheila Bryant
Human Resources
12:15 - 1:15 New Tenure Track Faculty Luncheon- MUC 305 Dr. Benita Bruster
 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered Presenter
9:00 - 9:50          Building a Community of Learners                                     
Preparing a Syllabus- Q and A
Dr. Lynne Crosby and
Dr. Benita Bruster
10:00 - 11:00           D2L Training- Library Comp. Lab #209 Bob Anderson
Distance Education                              
11:10 - 12:00                Working with Adult Learners
MUC 310
Dr. Barbara Peterson               
12:00 - 1:00 New Tenure Track Mentor Luncheon- MUC 305 Dr. Benita Bruster           
 
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered Presenter
3:00 - 3:30 First Days of Teaching - Building  
3:30 - 4:00 Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP)

Dr. Benita Bruster and Dr. MIckey Wadia
4:00 - 4:20 Effective Teaching Strategies Handout
4:20 - 4:30  Reflection and Wrap Up  
 
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:15 Reflections on Teaching
3:15 - 4:!5 Guest- President Alisa White and Mr. Nick Pitts
4:!5 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap Up
 
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:10 Reflections on Teaching
3:10 - 4:00 Lesson Planning- Measurable Objectives
4:00 - 4:20 Apply Bloom's Taxonomy to Objectives
4:20 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap Up
 
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:20 Guest- Mary Lawman
Early Alert
3:20 - 4:00 Developing Rubrics Aligned with Standards
4:00 - 4:20 Workshop- Developing a Grading Rubric
4:20 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap- up
 
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:15 Reflections on Teaching
3:15 - 4:00 Guest- Dr. Carlette Hardin
Classroom Management
4:00 - 4:20 Q and A Classroom Management
4:20 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap-up
 
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Tuesday, October 3. 2017- Room UC 301
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:05 Reflections on Teaching
3:05 - 3:30 Guest- Brandi Clements
Thinking in Terms of Grants
3:30 - 4:25 Review Grant Ideas
4:25 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap-up
 
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:10 Reflections on Teaching
3:10 - 4:!0 Guest- Dr. Tracie Campbell
Quality Matters: Developing On-Line Courses
4:10 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap-up
 
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:10 Reflections on Teaching
3:10 - 4:10 Guest- Dr. Anne Wall
Engaging Students using Technology
4:10 - 4:25 Technology use in the Classroom
4:25 - 4:30 Reflections and Wrap-up
 
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:10 Reflections on Teaching
3:15 - 4:15 Guest- Brandi Bickham
Planning the E-Dossiers
4:15 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap-up
 
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:10 Reflections on Teaching
3:10 - 4:00 Guest- Dr. John McConnell
Preparing for Scholarly Research
4:00 - 4:20 Brainstorm and Plan Research Agenda
4:25 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap-up
For Next Week Article - Preparing a Grant
 
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Room UC 310

Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:!5 Reflections on Teaching
3:10 - 4:15 Guest- Christina Chester-Fangman
Library Resources
4:25 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap-up

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - Room UC 310
Time Topics Covered
3:00 - 3:20 Reflections on Your First Semester
3:20 - 4:15 Guest- Brandi Clements
Grant Process
4:15 - 4:30 Reflection and Wrap - up

 

Next Meeting: January 16, 2018 - Room UC 310