FACULTY DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Areas of Programming
 

Pedagogy, Online Teaching, and Faculty Support Programming

Research Productivity Programming

Blackboard Support

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT CENTER
SPRING 2017 OPPORTUNITIES

 

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 PEDAGOGY, ONLINE TEACHING, AND FACULTY SUPPORT

e-Academy: Best Practices for Online Teaching [An online Workshop] 

The academy is a faculty peer-to-peer sharing of research-based teaching strategies and course design for effective online and hybrid courses. The presentation of this workshop will be ONLINE, with two synchronous meetings and completing of online modules between meetings. Participants should plan to participate in the final synchronous online meetings via computer. This is a 3-week workshop. 

ONLINE workshop begins Friday, Feb. 3rd, 2017 (workshop launches asynchronously) and ends Friday, Feb. 24th (synchronous session) •  10am-12pm

    

Designing Effective Research Assignments 

Do you ever wish your students could conduct research more effectively and located better quality resources? Are you sometimes frustrated by the lack of synthesis and integration of research materials in your student's papers? Are you bored with the traditional academic "research paper" assignment? Research is a discipline-specific rhetorical process that can be tricky for both novice and experienced students alike. This session will cover helpful strategies and current best practices for designing research assignments across all disciplines. Bring a current assignment you're interested in re-thinking for a hands-on workshop experience. Coffee, fruit, and pastries will be served! =)  

Friday, Feb. 3rd, 2017 •  10am-12pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940)

 

S.O.S! What should I do? How can I best support this student?

It is imperative to provide learning opportunities that are accessible to all of our students. In this interactive session, Student DisAbility Resource Center (SdRC) representative JuLinda Holmes Tolbert will help faculty troubleshoot specific scenarios to support creating learning environments that are accessible to all students. Faculty are encouraged to come find solutions to specific situations that they have experienced in so as to gain tools for maintaining an accessible and non-disruptive classroom environment. B.Y.O.L. (Bring Your Own Lunch). Co-Sponsored by the CSUDH Faculty Safety Advocates. 

Wed. Feb.  8th, 2017 •  11:30am-12:30pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940)

 

Digital Storytelling 101: Developing Digital Projects for the Classroom and your Research

Interested in learning about how to use digital storytelling and social media in your classroom and your research? This hands on workshop will introduce you to user-friendly platforms such as Storify, Twitter and Instagram. This workshop will also help you strategize how to use digital formats to share and conduct your research as well as finding funding opportunities. Before the workshop, please register for a Storify, Twitter or Instagram account. Lunch will be provided.

Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017 •  10am-12pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940)

 

Grading Made Easier

This session will provide useful information on grading assignments more effectively during this end of the semester crunch.  

Wed. March  1st, 2017 • 3:30pm-4:30pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940) OR

Thurs. March  2nd, 2017 • 1030am-11:30am  •  FDC (LIB 1940) 

 

Innovative Teaching Symposium

This conference follows-up and expands on the last CSUDH Teaching conference to celebrate all of the interesting things CSUDH faculty are doing to facilitate student engagement and active learning. ALL CSUDH full- and part-time faculty are encouraged to attend. 

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 •  9:00am-2:00pm  •  Loker Student Union (Ballroom C)

             

S.O.S! What should I do? How can I best support this student?

It is imperative to provide learning opportunities that are accessible to all of our students. In this interactive session, Student DisAbility Resource Center (SdRC) representative JuLinda Holmes Tolbert will help faculty troubleshoot specific scenarios to support creating learning environments that are accessible to all students. Faculty are encouraged to come find solutions to specific situations that they have experienced in so as to gain tools for maintaining an accessible and non-disruptive classroom environment. B.Y.O.L. (Bring Your Own Lunch). Co-Sponsored by the CSUDH Faculty Safety Advocates. 

Friday, March 17th, 2017    •  10am-11:30am    •    FDC (LIB 1940)

                     

Finals Week Support

Need support to finish up creating finals, grading papers, using Blackboard for grading, or just need a break? Come grab some coffee and refreshments in the Faculty Development Center Week 15 and Finals Week. FDC staff will be on hand for consultation for Blackboard and other course-related items. Feel free to bring paper to grade or your laptop for change of scenery. No RSVP necessary.

Thurs. May 11th, 2017 •  11am-2pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940)

Mon. May 15th, 2017 •  10am-1pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940)

Tues. May 16th, 2017 •  9am-12pm  •  FDC (LIB 1940)

 

 

 RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY & FACULTY SUPPORT 

Preparing Your Students for Success at Student Research Day

Student Research Day has some exciting changes this year! Find out how you can prepare your students for successful participation at SRD!

 Wed. Feb. 1st, 2017  •  11am-12pm  •  Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

 

Women's Group for Junior Faculty

This group focuses on providing a supportive atmosphere of comradery for junior faculty women. The group meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month. No RSVPs are needed. Feel free to bring lunch.  

Friday, March 3rd, 2017  •  10am-11:30am  •  Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

 

Mobility Matters: How mobile devices are increasing student engagement and success in the classroom

Bring  your tablet or smart phone and come to our workshop on Friday, March 3rd, 10am-11:30am in the Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940) for an engaging talk from Dr. Christopher Vieira on the many ways to use mobile technology to engage students in the classroom. Following Dr. Vieira's talk, stay for round-table discussion on how to work some of these ideas into your own instruction. RSVP today!

 Friday, March 10th, 2017 •  10am-11:30am  •  Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

  BLACKBOARD SUPPORT & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMING

 Blackboard-Secret Tips to Make your Life Easier

This advanced Blackboard session will provide information on the features of Blackboard that can make course management easier. 

Wed., January 18th, 2017 •  2pm-3pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524) OR

Tues., February 21st, 2017 • 10am-11am • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

 

Blackboard Basics

This session will provide a basic overview of Blackboard 9.1. We will cover basic navigation in the Blackboard interface as well as how to add, organize, and modify course content.  

Thurs., January 19th, 2017 •  3pm-5pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524) OR

Friday, January 27th, 2017 • 10am-12pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

 

Building a Beautiful Blackboard Site

This session will show faculty how to use Blackboard page that is easy to follow and visually appealing for students. Sample of effective Blackboard practices will be provided. 

Tues., Feb. 7th, 2017 •  10am-11am • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524) 

 

Lecture Capture (Camtasia Studio & YouTube)

Lecture capture technology lets instructors digitally record their lectures and make those recordings available to students. 

Wed., Feb. 22nd, 2017 •  12:30pm-1:30pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Thurs., April 27th, 2017 •  3:30pm-4:30pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

 

Blackboard Collaborate

This web-based module of Blackboard is useful for recording lectures and having live sessions (class sessions and office hours) for your classes. Come learn how to use this useful tool.

Tues, March 14th, 2017 •  10am-11am • ONLINE via Blackboard Collaborate

Monday, April 10th, 2017 •  2pm-3pm • ONLINE via Blackboard Collaborate

 

Blackboard Exchange

Our "Exchange" is a "learn by doing" session for faculty to practice with Blackboard, ask questions, and learn anything regarding Blackboard tailored to your needs. Laptop not required but handy for this session. 

Wed., April 19th, 2017 •  11am-12pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524) 

 

Advanced Blackboard: Closing, saving, and copying your courses

Amp up your Blackboard prowess with this session. The focus will be on learning techniques for test design and administration, grading and additional Bb tools to make your life easier. 

Wed., May 10th, 2017  •  11am-12pm •  Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524) OR

Thurs., May 11th, 2017 •  3pm-4pm •  Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

 

 FACULTY DEVELOPMENT CENTER

WINTER 2017 OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarly Writing Retreat 
Tuesday through Thursday, January 10th, 11th, & 12th, 2017, 9:00AM-3:00PM

Invest time at the beginning of the year to get your scholarly writing projects up and running. Join us for the Scholarly Writing Retreat, where you will find a supportive environment to help foster writing productivity in a collegial environment. Refreshments and lunch will be provided each day. Space is limited, so reserve your space ASAP.

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  FACULTY DEVELOPMENT CENTER

FALL 2016 OPPORTUNITIES

 

Programming is organized by topic area.


 

Pedagogy, Online Teaching, and Faculty Support Programming

Add Pizzazz to your Fall Online Class [THIS WORKSHOP IS ONLINE!!!]\

Start your semester out right with learning tools to engage students in your online/hybrid courses! This workshop will take place ONLINE in a synchronous two-hour session. Participants need a computer with an internet connection and web-camera and microphone (preferred, but not necessary).
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016   •   10am-12:00pm     •   ONLINE via Zoom

New Faculty Orientation
This session welcomes new faculty to the CSUDH family. Orientation includes an overview of CSUDH, an introduction to our students, tips for effective teaching, and other topics vital to new faculty.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016   •   9am-6:00pm   •   LIB 5th Floor (south wing)

Faculty Success Program
This program is designed to provide tools, resources, and support for recently hired tenure-track faculty to perform effectively as an academic scholars and to get to know other new faculty. Meetings occur on alternating Fridays throughout the fall semester.
8/26; 9/9; 9/23; 10/7; 10/21; 11/4; 11/18; 12/2 •   10am-noon • FDC (LIB 1940)

Assignment Redesign using “Transparency” Principles
Participants in this session will apply the principles of Transparency in assignment development and design. Participants will leave this session with an assignment and assessment strategy.
Tues., August 30th, 2016 • 3:45pm-5pm • FDC (LIB 1940)     OR
Wed., August 31st, 2016 • 10:30am-11:45am • FDC (LIB 1940)

Faculty Learning Community: Effective Online Teaching
Join a group of faculty dedicated to developing quality online/hybrid courses in this faculty learning community. This group will meet 5-6 times during fall semester to discuss best practices for teaching online/hybrid courses and develop course enhancements to a current or future course.
To participate in the group, email
kpaxton@csudh.edu by August 31st. Spaces are limited!

Brown Bag--Increase Student Engagement through Service Learning
This session will provide important information on how to infuse the high-impact practice of
service learning into your courses. This session is part of the FDC SERIES “Staying HIP.”
POSTPONED NEW DATE TBD • 12:00pm-1:00pm • FDC (LIB 1940) 

Grading Made Easier
This session will provide useful information on grading writing assignments more effectively during this end of the semester crunch.
Tues., October 11th, 2016   •   3:30pm-4:30pm •   Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940) OR
Wed., October 12th, 2016  
•   10:30am-11:30am •   Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

e-Academy: Best Practices for Online Teaching [THIS WORKSHOP IS ONLINE!!!]
The academy is a faculty peer-to-peer sharing of research-based teaching strategies and course design for effective online and hybrid courses. The presentation of this workshop will be ONLINE, with two synchronous meetings and completing of online modules between meetings. Participants should participate in both synchronous online meetings via computer.
Online workshop begins Mon., Sept. 12th, 2016 (first sync session) and endsFri., Sept. 23rd, 2016 (last sync session)

SPECIAL EVENT: Quality Matters: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric
Certified Quality Matters trainers will present a one-day workshop for CSUDH faculty on Applying the Quality Matters Rubric-the cornerstone for quality online teaching. This certificated course is a $200 value…but you can get it for free! Sign up early! Space is limited. RSVP by 10/28/2016.
Friday, Nov. 4th, 2016   •   9:00am-4:30pm  •    Location (TBD)

Finals Week Support
Need support to finish up creating finals, grading papers, using Blackboard for grading, or just need a break? Come grab some coffee and refreshments in the Faculty Development Center Week 15 and Finals Week. FDC staff will be on hand for consultation for Blackboard and other course-related items. Feel free to bring papers to grade or your laptop for a change of scenery. No RSVP necessary.
Tues., Dec. 8th, 11-2pm •Mon., Dec. 12th 10am-1pm Tues., Dec. 13th 9am-Noon
Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

 


Technology Programming

Lecture Capture (Camtasia Studio & YouTube)
Lecture capture technology lets instructors digitally record their lectures and make those recordings available to students.
Thurs., August 25th 2016 • 12:30pm-1:30pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524) OR
Wed., October 19th, 2016 • 10am-11am • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Cool Tech Tools to Increase Your Productivity
Dr. Saili Kulkarni will keep you up—to-date with a number of web-based tools that will help increase your research productivity and effectiveness in the classroom. Come learn some Web 2.0 tools!
Wed., Sept. 28th, 2016 • 10:30am-12pm • Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

Webconferencing via Zoom
Guess what? Our campus just subscribed to Zoom-the hottest new technology for webconferencing! This web-based program is ideal for online meetings and can even be used for your courses. Come learn how to use this useful tool.
Thurs., Oct. 6th, 2016   • 10:30am-11:30am • ONLINE via Zoom
Tues., Nov. 8th, 2016   • 12pm-1pm • ONLINE via Zoom

 

Blackboard Support

Blackboard-Secret Tips to Make your Life Easier 
This advance Blackboard session will provide information on the features of Blackboard that can make course management easier.
Tues., August 16th, 2016   • 2pm-4pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)  OR
Thurs., Nov. 17th, 2016  • 10am-11am • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Blackboard Basics
This session will provide a basic overview of Blackboard 9.1. We will cover basic navigation in the Blackboard interface as well as how to add, organize, and modify course content.
Thurs., August 18th, 2016   • 3pm-5pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)
Friday, August 19th, 2016   • 10am-12pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Building a Beautiful BlackBoard Site
This session will show faculty how to use Blackboard and develop a Blackboard page that is easy to follow and visually appealing for students. Samples of effective Blackboard practices will be provided.
Wed., Sept. 7th, 2016 • 2:00pm-3:00pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Blackboard Exchange
Our “Exchange” is a “learn by doing” session for faculty to practice with Blackboard, ask questions, and learn anything regarding Blackboard tailored to your needs. Laptop not required but handy for this session.
Tues., Sept. 20th, 2016 • 1:00-2:00pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Blackboard Collaborate
This web-based module of Blackboard is useful for recording lectures and having live sessions (class sessions and office hours) for your classes. Come learn how to use this useful tool.
Thurs., Oct. 20th, 2016   • 11am-12pm  •  ONLINE via Bb Collaborate
Tues., Nov. 8th, 2016   • 12pm-1pm  •  ONLINE via Bb Collaborate

Advanced Blackboard: Closing, saving and copying your courses
Amp up your Blackboard prowess with this session. The focus will be on learning techniques for test design and administration, grading, and additional Bb tools to make your life easier.

Wed., Dec. 7th • 11-12pm • Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

 


Research Productivity Programming

Write Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks Group


Led by Dr. Saili Kulkarni (SPE) and Dr. Andrea Johnson (HIS), this group will meet weekly (beginning week 3) for two hours to help faculty usher a writing project to completion by the end of the semester. Sign up via email to kpaxton@csudh.eduby August 31st.Spaces are limited…this group will fill quickly!
Wednesdays beginning August 7th, 2016   •     1pm-3pm   •      FDC (LIB 1940)

 

Secrets to Obtaining Intramural Funding


Leaders from the Office of Graduate Studies and Research will provide useful information to increase your competitiveness to gain intramural funding for your research. This session is a must!
Tues., October 25th, 2016 • 11am-12pm • Faculty Development Center (LIB 1940)

 


 

 

 

 


**The Faculty Development Center is located in (LIB 1940) in The Picture Art Gallery. The entrance is south of the loading area between LaCorte Hall and the Library.