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Faculty Development News and Events

  •  May 8 - Electronic Portfolios and Student Learning

    EVENT DATE: May 8, 2014

    TIME:  12:15-1:15

    LOCATION: Graham 164

    An ePortfolio is more than a product that students create; it's also a process that leads to reflective and integrative learning. SCU faculty share examples, ideas and possibilities about how ePortfolios facilitate learning that lasts.

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  •  May 14 - Teaching and learning with E-Books

    EVENT DATE: May 14, 2014

    TIME: 11:45 - 12:50

    LOCATION: Graham Commons

    Listen to SCU faculty colleagues who have begun incorporating eBooks into their course curriculum.

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  •  April 15 - Good groups: Facilitating In-Class Group Work and Group Assignments

    EVENT DATE: April 15, 2014

    TIME: 12:15 - 1:15

    LOCATION: Graham 164
    How do faculty use groups in and out of the classroom?  How do we make group assignments and activities work well for teachers and learners?  Juan Montermoso (Marketing) discusses his "1st day of class" activity to set the tone for the rest of the term. Laura Ellingson (Women's & Gender Studies) provides strategies for out-of-class group assignments.  Matthew Bell (Psychology) provides a structured approach to in-class groups.  

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  •  March 4 - Visualizing and Presenting Data for Humanities and Social Sciences:

    EVENT DATE: March 4, 2014

    TIME: 12:10-1:05 

    LOCATION: Bannan Engineering 325

    Faculty panelists will introduce and demonstrate practical, easy to use tools for visualizing and presenting data and ideas. These tools include (1) websites such as Gapminder (for global perspectives), FRED (for the US economy), World Development Indicators; (2) open source software such as R that has many scripts for generating graphs; and (3) some Stata routines that make more effective graphs.

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  •  March 18 - Open House and Ideas for Spring Quarter:

    EVENT DATE: March 18, 2014 (Tuesday)

    TIME: 12:15 - 1:15

    LOCATION: Bannan Engineering 325

    Help!  I’m waiting for a noontime discussion about . . .?  
    This is your chance to tell us how the Collaborative noontime discussions can really serve you. Topics? Format? Are there other ways that Associates in the Faculty Collaborative for Teaching Innovation can serve your professional development needs? Come to this session to explore and guide the Cafe Series and the Collaborative program.


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