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- Walking Through Promotion & Tenure
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- Encouraging Student Entrepreneurship through KEEN
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Walking Through Promotion & Tenure
Teaching Partners Program
List of Faculty Who Can Be Observed
What is CAFE?
Student Engagement at a Distance
Here is a recording of the event
To tour a distance classroom, or to learn more about distance education, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty Response to Student Mental Health
If you weren't able to attend this webinar and would like resources, please contact Abby Bigg at email@example.com or x7648
Conversations at Work
"Conversations at Work: Conference Connections part 2"
Wednesday, February 14 12 - 1PM
Havener - Carver Turner room
Learn from colleagues about the latest tools and technologies faculty are using in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning. This event parallels the workshelp held in the fall of 2017, which was such a hit that we brought it back covering new tools. Amy Skyles presented about Twine, a "create your own adventure" tool. Dr. Beth Cudney shared ScoopIt, a content curation site; and Dr. Dan Reardon presented on how to modify online quizzes to improve objective assessment. Slides from the presentations can be found below.
Encouraging Student Entrepreneurship through KEEN
"Encouraging Student Entrepreneurship: A KEEN Sharing Event"
February 28, 3PM-4PM in Havener St. Pat's Ballroom A
This CERTI sponsored event is focused on KEEN, a network of faculty that promotes entrepreneurial-minded learning. Missouri S&T faculty from both colleges will share hands-on activites and resources from this valuable network for interdisciplinary collaboration. Learn how involvement with KEEN has impacted classroom atmosphere and student engagement. All faculty and staff instructors are invited.
For more information about KEEN and to register for free, visit https://engineeringunleashed.com/
KEEN'zine online magazine: Instilling an entreprenuerial mindset in engineering students
Non-Tenure Track Faculty Affairs: CRRs
"Non-tenure Track Faculty Affairs: Discussion on CRRs"
March 9, noon-1:30PM in Havener Meramec Gasconade
Teaching Professor Steph Fitch led discussion about the collected rules and regulations for non-tenure track faculty. There is an IFC committee examining the CRRs for NTT faculty; Jossalyn Larson and Joan Schuman from that committee shared an update and what areas are being addressed.
If you would like the slides from the PowerPoint presentation, please email Abby Bigg, CERTI Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about non-tenure track faculty affairs can be found on the Office of the Provost website.
Practical Tools to Accelerate Student Learning and Save Grading Time
Teaching Topics for Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Working With Student Teams
"Surprising Uses of PowerPoint to Increase Student Engagement," a videotaped presentation by Klaus Woelk, chemistry associate professor.
"Making Homework More Effective,” part 2 Go here to see a video of the presentation as Bonnie Bachman, professor of economics; Dan Reardon, assistant professor of English and technical communication, and Don Wunsch, professor, electrical and computer engineering, share homework ideas that can be used across disciplines to develop collaborative learning and higher order thinking skills.
View the video of "Making Homework More Effective" featuring Greg Story, associate professor of physics, and Jeff Thomas, associate teaching professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. Their discussions covered online vs. traditional homework, cheating, discrepancies between homework and test grades, incentivizing homework and other issues.
The faculty learning workshop, "Mission Possible: Motivating Students to Learn!" featured 10 highly motivating instructors, as rated by end-of-course evaluations, moderated round-table discussions: Olivia Burgess, Petra DeWitt, Jim Drallmeier, Ralph Flori, Merilee Krueger, Irina Ivliyeva, Melanie Mormile, Yinfa Ma, John McManus and Jana Neiss.
Resources: Here are a complilation of tips and strategies for motivating students that resulted from the table discussions.
Curators' Teaching Summit: "Tackling Emerging Student Issues in the Classroom"
Watch a video recording of the Summit featuring Connie Arthur, of the Disability Support office; Cheryl Downey-Eber, of the Testing Center, and Ross Gubrud, of the Counseling, Disability Support and Student Wellness office. They discussed student disabilities and medications, as well as usage of the Testing Center.