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TableTalksSpring 2013
 
Topic Presenters
How do we get students to come to class prepared especially in content rich or content dry courses?
Elisabetta Fasella,
Bernie Brunner

 

How do we get students to come to class prepared especially in content rich or content dry courses?
Elisabetta Fasella,
Bernie Brunner
Why gradebook is useful and overcoming obstacles o its use. A discussion among faculty who use it, those who are just startling to use it and hose who are not yet using it.
Ruth Schemm,
Kelleen Flaherty,
Dana Pape-Zambito

Why gradebook is useful and overcoming obstacles o its use. A discussion among faculty who use it, those who are just startling to use it and hose who are not yet using it.
Ruth Schemm,
Barbara Bendl,
Dana Pape-Zambito,
Ed Reimers
How can we resolve the educational and cultural differences for new international students?
Brian Colfer,
Anil D'Mello

 

How can we resolve the educational and cultural differences for new international students?
Brian Colfer,
Anil D'Mello
How much do you know about online regulations and the USciences document/policy on online teaching that has been approved by the Commonwealth. This is relevant as we move to more online and blended learning. How do the curriculum committees consider these regulations when they are approving courses or programs?
John Connors,
Rochelle Mendonca
How much do you know about online regulations and the USciences document/policy on online teaching that has been approved by the Commonwealth. This is relevant as we move to more online and blended learning. How do the curriculum committees consider these regulations when they are approving courses or programs?
John Connors
Why are some programs growing while others are not? What questions should e be asking to understand these complex issues? The questions relate to changes in demand for programs, the public's perception of the field and of our university's program. How will facts help us to understand the situation?
Danny Benau,
Linda Robinson,
Barbara Elliott,
Richard Minoff


Why are some programs growing while others are not? What questions should e be asking to understand these complex issues? The questions relate to changes in demand for programs, the public's perception of the field and of our university's program. How will facts help us to understand the situation?
Danny Benau,
Barbara Elliott
How clarity in our directions to students might avoid plagiarism and thus avoid taking our student through the conduct process.
Carl Walasek,
Mark Bullock
How clarity in our directions to students might avoid plagiarism and thus avoid taking our student through the conduct process.
Carl Walasek,
Mark Bullock,
Karen Tietze
What is the new PharmD curriculum? This is meant to inform faculty who teach in general education. What will ready plus 4 mean?
Cathy Poon,
Diane Morel
What is the new PharmD curriculum? This is meant to inform faculty who teach in general education. What will ready plus 4 mean?
Cathy Poon,
Diane Morel
Can it be easier to be green: sustainably in research and education at USciences: Why it is so necessary because of climate change.
Julie Becker
Can it be easier to be green: sustainably in research and education at USciences: Why it is so necessary because of climate change.
Julie Becker

TableTalks Spring 2012

 

Topic
Presenters
What faculty and staff can expect from the Presidential search process (i.e. information flow, what can be communicated, and not to talk about the next candidates) nd why confidentiality concerns make the process less transparent
Elisabeth Morlino,
Mickey Cohen
 
How effective are we in our new branding efforts
Maria Buehler
How effective are we in our new branding efforts
Maria Buehler
What do faculty and staff need to know about the whole Middle States accreditation process?
Peter Miller,
Jill Pfeiffenberger
What do faculty and staff need to know about the whole Middle States accreditation process?
Peter Miller,
Jill Pfeiffenberger
Having students do presentations when they are in large-classes
Joan Tarloff
Having students do presentations when they are in large-classes
Joan Tarloff
Where are we going with mobile learning systems, what strategies do we have to maximize their effective use in teaching and learning?
Mark Nestor,
Rod Murray
 
Where are we going with mobile learning systems, what strategies do we have to maximize their effective use in teaching and learning?
Mark Nestor,
Rod Murray
 
Should we strive for a uniform policy about workload across the university? What might be in this policy?
Voki Torbica-Pophristic,
Rod Wigent
Should we strive for a uniform policy about workload across the university? What might be in this policy?
Voki Torbica-Pophristic,
Rod Wigent
Our experiences and our students' experiences with the IPAD pilot project
Lora Packel,
Catherine Bentzley,
Jeanette McVeigh
Our experiences and our students' experiences with the IPAD pilot project
Lora Packel,
Catherine Bentzley
Using the VALUES rubrics (nationally validated sets of rubrics on core competence's for college graduates) to assess students and their progress in a program: a work in progress/early work
Pat Audet,
Brian Colfer
Using the VALUES rubrics (nationally validated sets of rubrics on core competence's for college graduates) to assess students and their progress in a program: a work in progress/early work
Pat Audet,
Brian Colfer

 

TableTalks Fall 2012

Topic
Presenters
What do the HERI survey results mean and how can we improve the perceptions of faculty
Ken Liebowitz
What do the HERI survey results mean and how can we improve the perceptions of faculty
Jeanette McVeigh
Does the Honors program benefit USciences?
Justin Everett,
Sarah Spinler,
Shanaz Tejani-Butt
Does the Honors program benefit USciences?
Roy Robson,
Justin Everett,
Sarah Spinler,
Shanaz Tejani-Butt
Copyright and Course Reserves after the Georgia State Ruling on educational fair use, especially for courses that includes online resources
Mike Krasulski
Copyright and Course Reserves after the Georgia State Ruling on educational fair use, especially for courses that includes online resources
Mike Krasulski
The changes to the MCAT how this will impact course delivery for the long haul here at USciences. Will we be able to continue to be successful getting students into med school?
Steve Moelter,
Lisa Thayer,
Leslie Bowman
The changes to the MCAT how this will impact course delivery for the long haul here at USciences. Will we be able to continue to be successful getting students into med school?
Steve Moelter,
Lisa Thayer,
Leslie Bowman
What is right/wrong with our general education curriculum?
Laura Pontiggia,
Kevin Murphy
What is right/wrong with our general education curriculum?
Laura Pontiggia,
Kevin Murphy
Pat Audet
How are we doing with restructuring and transitions
Rod Wigent
How are we doing with restructuring and transitions
Rod Wigent
Andrew Peterson
What is the impact of reduced budget on teaching and learning?
Shawn Curtin,
V. Torbica-Pophristic
What is the impact of reduced budget on teaching and learning?
Shawn Curtin,
V. Torbica-Pophristic
Why are some programs growing while others are not? What questions should we be asking to understand these complex issues? The questions related to changes in demand for programs, the public's perception of the field and of our university's program. How will facts help us to understand the situation?
Barbara Elliot
Richard Minoff
Linda Robinson
Danny Benau
Why are some programs growing while others are not? What questions should we be asking to understand these complex issues? The questions related to changes in demand for programs, the public's perception of the field and of our university's program. How will facts help us to understand the situation?
Barbara Elliot
Richard Minoff
Linda Robinson
Danny Benau

 

TableTalks Fall 2011

 

Topic
Presenters
How can we overcome the students stereotype that courses that are required for their major should be easy courses to boast their GPA
Joe Ruane
Bob Boughner
How can we overcome the students stereotype that courses that are required for their major should be easy courses to boast their GPA
Joe Ruane
Bob Boughner
Assessing general education: Our overall plans and timetable
Peter Miller
Assessing general education: Our overall plans and timetable
Peter Miller
Leadership in this year of transition
Russ DiGate
Leadership in this year of transition
Russ DiGate
Are we realistic in our research expectations? How competitive are we in attracting research money?
Karen Mitchell,
Alix Timko
Shanaz Tejani-Butt
Are we realistic in our research expectations? How competitive are we in attracting research money?
Karen Mitchell,
Alix Timko
Shanaz Tejani-Butt
Creating order in the chaos that we nw have in terms of documentation and accessing policies and materials coming from he Senate, committees and Councils

Michael J. Krasulski,
Jill A. Pfeiffenberger
 
Creating order in the chaos that we nw have in terms of documentation and accessing policies and materials coming from he Senate, committees and Councils
Michael J. Krasulski,
Jill A. Pfeiffenberger
 
How effective are our new branding efforts?
Maria T. Buehler,
Barbara Elliott
How effective are our new branding efforts?
Maria T. Buehler,
Can rubrics assess information literacy for the skills part of General Education:
Leslie Bowman,
Alison Mostrom,
Jason Porter,
Kevin Wolbach,
Catherine Purzycki
 
Can rubrics assess information literacy for the skills part of General Education:
Leslie Bowman,
Alison Mostrom,
Jason Porter,
Kevin Wolbach,
Catherine Purzycki
 
What has been the impact/success of the Misher General Studies and Misher Pre-professional Studies programs?
Leslie Bowman,
Suzanne Murphy,
Laura Mandos
What has been the impact/success of the Misher General Studies and Misher Pre-professional Studies programs?
Leslie Bowman,
Suzanne Murphy,
Laura Mandos

 

 

TableTalks Spring 2011

Topic Presenters
Teaching a course outside your expertise Kevin Murphy
Steve Metraux
Teaching a course outside your expertise Kevin Murphy
Steve Metraux
What are 'writing-intensive' courses and how might they change the way you teaching and assess students? Justin Everett
What are 'writing-intensive' courses and how might they change the way you teaching and assess students? Justin Everett
Should old exams be made available Joan Tarloff,
Gil Zink,
Anil D'Mello
Should old exams be made available Joan Tarloff,
Anil D'Mello
Planning and living with renovations to instructional space Fred Schaefer
Paula Kramer
Planning and living with renovations to instructional space Fred Schaefer
Paula Kramer
The dilemma of offering innovative, authentic assessment in programs where students need to pass traditional multiple choice, license exams

Sue Wainwright

Jean Scholtz

The dilemma of offering innovative, authentic assessment in programs where students need to pass traditional multiple choice, license exams

Sue Wainwright

Jean Scholtz

Faculty roles in recruiting incoming students- What is effective, not as effective Dianna Collins
Bill Law
Faculty roles in recruiting incoming students- What is effective, not as effective Admissions personnel
Bill Law
The impact and results of Senate or Senate Committee decisions: successes and those not as successful Roy Robson
Elisabeth Morlino
The impact and results of Senate or Senate Committee decisions: successes and those not as successful Roy Robson
Elisabeth Morlino
Journaling and other self-reflective methods as a way to foster teaching improvement Therese Johnston
Journaling and other self-reflective methods as a way to foster teaching improvement Therese Johnston

 

 

 

 

TableTalks Fall 2010

Topic Presenters
Maintaining the quality of educational programs and resourcing new programs when we have a projected shortfall Joe Trainor
Shawn Curtin
Maintaining the quality of educational programs and resourcing new programs when we have a projected shortfall Joe Trainor
Shawn Curtin
How much bang do we get for our efforts with AFE's? What are AFE's used for? Marc Campolo
Kevin Murphy
Ade Adejare
How much bang do we get for our efforts with AFE's? What are AFE's used for? Marc Campolo
Kevin Murphy
Ade Adejare
Faculty mentoring: What benefits result in mentoring for the mentor and the person being mentored?

Lindsay Palkovic,
Karen Tietze

Faculty mentoring: What benefits result in mentoring for the mentor and the person being mentored?

Lindsay Palkovic,
Karen Tietze

How do we go from strategic and tactical planning to effect real change? Tilman Baumstart,
Laura Pontiggia
Suzanne Murphy
Developing a campus wide policy for assigning credit hours with asynchronous or distance learning: some insights from those who have experience with this

Dan Benau,
John Connors

Developing a campus wide policy for assigning credit hours with asynchronous or distance learning: some insights from those who have experience with this

Dan Benau,
John Connors

The impact of video recordings of our classes on teaching and learning Mike Bruist,
Joan Tarloff
The impact of video recordings of our classes on teaching and learning Mike Bruist,
Joan Tarloff
Is our general education curriculum meeting its objectives? Roger Ideishi,
Steve Moelter
Is our general education curriculum meeting its objectives? Roger Ideishi,
Steve Moelter
Is it time to revisit our student evaluation forms? Should we rethink how much they count given our participation rates? Peter Miller
Mike Krasulski
Is it time to revisit our student evaluation forms? Should we rethink how much they count given our participation rates? Peter Miller
Mike Krasulski

TableTalks Spring 2010

 

Topic Discussants
Implications for course planning or teaching with a looming health epidemic
Jeanette Litts
Amy Jessop
Implications for course planning or teaching with a looming health epidemic
Jeanette Litts
Amy Jessop
How can the course capture technology be used effectively as a teaching and learning tool? Rod Murray,
Cathy Poon, and
5th yr Pharm D student
How can the course capture technology be used effectively as a teaching and learning tool? Rod Murray,
Cathy Poon, and
5th yr Pharm D student
Writing across the curriculum Justin Everett
Writing across the curriculum Justin Everett
How you can use evidence to improve your teaching Madhu Mahalingam
Laura Pontiggia
How you can use evidence to improve your teaching Madhu Mahalingam
Laura Pontiggia
Planning for more Angel training:
What are your frustrations or concerns with Angel
Rod Murray
Planning for more Angel training:
What are your frustrations or concerns with Angel
Rod Murray
How do our students, faculty obtain, use and share data or information Melanie Oates
Charles Myers
How do our students, faculty obtain, use and share data or information Melanie Oates
Charles Myers
How do you manage your own and your student expectations when you try innovations? Christine Flanagan
Bernie Brunner
How do you manage your own and your student expectations when you try innovations? Christine Flanagan
Bernie Brunner
Should reflection and evidence-based decision making be part of how teaching is assessed or part of your development efforts? Sue Wainwright
Should reflection and evidence-based decision making be part of how teaching is assessed or part of your development efforts? Sue Wainwright

TableTalks Fall 2009

Topic
Presenters

How are you getting students to do online assignments and how are you grading or counting them

Elisabeth Morlino
Cathy Poon

Reflections on a year of transition to the new faculty senate

Micki Cohen,
Roy Robson,
Vandana Miller

How does one objectively and fairly assess teaching load, and scholarly pursuits across the disciplines

Marc Campolo,
Elia Eschenazi,
Bill Law

Does implementing learner-centered teaching inflate grades?

Andrew Peterson,
Pam Kearney

Should we have a document of expectations or faculty development plan for associate or full professors?

Joan Tarloff,
Russ DiGate

So Blackboard bought Angel, what does that mean for University of the Sciences?

Rod Murray,
John Connors

Discussions of findings of the faculty workload committee

Voki Pophristic,
Laurie Sherwen,
Shawn Curtin

TableTalks Spring 2009

Topic
Presenters

Engaging students with dry (e.g. theoretical, grammar) material

Paula Kramer,
Christine Flanagan

Creative ways to assess the effectiveness of courses for formative feedback

Laura Pontigga,
Bernie Brunner,
Alison Mostrom

The impact of the world's economic situation on teaching and learning at USP

Joe Trainor,
Russ DiGate

The present and future challenges to the university infrastructure, including technology infrastructure, and its impact on teaching and learning

John Connors,
John Masciantonio

Impacts/opportunities/threats on a possible merger or offering educational programs at other sites

Charles Myers,
Sara Gallagher,
Russ DiGate

Using and evaluating writing effectively in all courses

Deirdre Pettipiece,
Justin Everett

Exploring reasons why students do not take responsibility for themselves and for their learning: Causes and what we can do about it

Gerard Hoefling,
Laura Mandos

TableTalks Fall 2008

Topic
Presenters

Faculty governances issues in a time of change

John Porter,
Mickie Cohen

What has worked with service-learning

Christine Flanagan,
Joe Ruane, Liz Gable, Melanie Oates

Conflicts in our students between evolution and their beliefs

Justin Everett, et al

IRB issues as they relate to Scholarship of Teaching and Learning classroom based research

Micky Cohen,
Karen Mitchell

How the election will influence higher education and the new Higher Education Authorization Act

Mary Kate McGinty, And Others

Quickie ideas for breaking up the routine in your classes

Catherine Bentzley,
Roger Ideishi and
Anne Marie Flanagan

“This too shall pass. – The over-utilization of avoidance as an academic and personal coping style”

Paul Furtaw

TableTalks Spring 2008

Topic
Presenters

Prescription pad for success

Kevin Wolbach

Preventing Plagiarism

Justin Everett,
Deirdre Pettipiece

Quickie technology techniques:Scivee - science video on web 2.0 Real time typing of notes on computer allows student input. Turning point, Angel Tips

Jacquie Smith,
Alison Mostrom,
Grace Earl,
Cynthia McClellan

Using humor in your teaching

Jacquie Smith, Babis, Murray Zanger,
Andrew Peterson

Introducing the Mayes College of Health Care Business

Bill Aston

Portrait of a student as a young wolf- How to motivate undergraduates Discipline control in the classroom

Darby Lewes and her four legged assistant

Working win-win with Marketing and Development - fundraising, media, and promotions

Rod Miller

Will an honors program have and impact on your teaching

Roy Robson

Using scientific evidence to improve your teaching

Bernie Brunner,
Steve Rodriquez

Using Outlook more productively

Cathy Poon,
John Porter

TableTalks Fall 2007

Topic
Presenters

How strategic marketing communications or the media and faculty can interact in a win-win way

Brian Kirschner

How to deal with students who have alcohol or other substance abuse problems

Aminta Breaux,
Paul Furtaw

Moving forward in a time of transition

Roy Robson

Using writing to promote disciplinary cognition and development in classes beyond composition

Deidre Pettipiece

Maximizing Teaching Through Advising

Gerald Hoefling

All you need to know about citations including the connection between citation writing and valid sources, technologies and citation writing

Leslie Bowman,
Jeanette McVeigh

Self Correcting Examinations

Stephen Moelter

Table Talks Spring 2006

Topic
Presenters

Making the first day of class a meaningful, learning experience

Andrew Peterson,
Christine Flanagan,
Kevin Wolbach

Status report and update on the General Education Outcomes

Margaret Kasschau,
Peter Miller,
Cathy Poon

POD Casting in education

Jacqui Smith

Using films as a teaching tool

Bill Reinsmith,
Claudia Parvanta

Mentoring from graduate student to colleague

Annette Iglarsh,
Mickey Cohen

A student and faculty panel discussing what makes a good learning experience

TBA

How are we addressing cheating and plagiarism?

Barbara Little,
BJ Cunningham,
Justin Everett

What have we learned about respect and civility for USP

TBA

General education update

Members of the General Edu. Implementation Committee including Lois Peck,
Roy Robson

TableTalks Fall 2006

Topic
Presenters

Discussion on the Chronicle of Higher Education review article on the end of multiple choice tests due to pda's

Karen Tietze, others
Reynold Verret

Disseminating your educational programs to larger academic audiences

Paula Kramer and other OT faculty

Getting your students to do good reflections or reflective journals

Carol Maritz,
Sue Wainwright,
Phil Gehrman,
Margie Roos

Case discussions on authorship and publications

Mickey Cohen,
Annette Iglarsh

How to use wireless PDA devices on campus

Kevin Wolbach

Is the service learning I am asking my students to do worthy of publications?

Ruth Schemm
Kathleen Swenson-Miller from Jefferson University

General Education Implementation issues

Lois Peck,
Roy Robson,
Alan Sims,
Roger Ideishi

Current IT policy issues impacting us all

Pat Lepore,
Mignon Adams

TableTalks Spring 2005

Topic
Presenters

What does it mean to be supportive of our students?

Joe Canaday,
Roger Ideishi

What is quality education? How can it be measured

Kevin Wolbach,
Glenn Rosenthal, Elena Umland

General ed: vehicle for well education USP graduates

Reynold Verret,
Paula Kramer & members of the core curriculum comm

What are reasonable expectations for prompt and constructive feedback?

Cathy Poon,
Anne Marie Fanagan, Students

What should the mission of USP be?

Lisa Lawson,
Barbara Byrne,
Ed Birnbaum

What are characteristics of quality relationship with students?

JoAnne Opperman,
Roy Robson

Managing a transition in leadership

Andrew Peterson,
Steve Moelter,
Russell DiGate

Establishing a university-wide plagiarism policy

Justin Everett,
Mignon Adams

Discussion of recent data from the NSSE and student satisfaction surveys

Peter Miller

TableTalks Fall 2005

Topic
Presenters

Who are the current college students?

Aminta Breaux

Using immediate feedback test scoring sheets

Pam Kearney

Beginning a dialogue on respect

Ken Liebowitz,
Lois Peck
Elena Umland

Surviving as a faculty member

Micki Cohen,
Annette Iglarsh

Making the faculty data base useful for all

Karen Mitchell

FERPA issues for faculty, including posting grades

Alan Sims

The most recent student satisfaction data

Peter Miller

What we can learn from liberal arts colleges and what they can learn from us

Paul Halpern

TableTalks Spring 2004

Topic
Presenters

Group problem solving sessions in recitation

Fred Schaefer,
Madhu Mahalingam

What does Middle States want us to do with learning outcomes?

Peter Miller

A generic template for learning outcomes

Margaret Kasschau,
Lois Peck

Making Theory Interactive

Paula Kramer

Improving your students' information skills

Leslie Bowman

Advances in our General Education Curriculum

Reynold Verret, General Education Steering Committee

Progress report on changes to student discipline, student judiciary review

Tim Rupe,
Barbara Little

Cantasia - The easiest way to create videos of computer on-screen activities

Jeanette McVeigh

Competency and Proficiency Exams in Writing and Computers

Roy Schriftman,
Bob Manbeck

TableTalks Fall 2004

Topic
Presenters

Who are the current college students

Aminta Breaux

Surviving as a faculty member

Micki Cohen,
Annette Iglarsh

Beginning a dialogue on respect. Who to Ask?

Elena Umland,
Ken Liebowitz

Using immediate feedback testing forms

Pam Kearney

Making the faculty data base work for all of us

Karen Mitchell

FERPA issues for faculty, including posting grades

Alan Sims

The most recent student satisfaction data

Peter Miller

What we can learn from liberal arts colleges and what they can learn from us

Paul Halpern

TableTalks Spring 2003

Topic
Presenters

A science course model without lectures and exams

Alison Mostrom

Promoting deep learning

Barbara Millis

Implementing Learner Teaching

MaryEllen Weimer

Integrating a large multi-component course

Michael Cawley,
Cindy Sanoski, Cathy Poon

Turning the classroom on its side: Learning through action

Mac Turner,
Janie Choate-note each one will do their presentation only once

Progress in Assessment at the University

Eric Boyce

An update on the Core Curriculum Review

Peter Hoffer,
Paula Kramer

Practical implications of the Psychology of Learning

Marilla Svinicki

What can Blackboard do for you?

Tarlok Aurora, Jeanette McVeigh, Cathy Poon

Helping our students to acquire information literacy

Leslie Bowman, Grace Earl

Learning centered teaching in large classes

Andrew Peterson, Liza Takiya,
Shanaz Tejani-Butt

TableTalks Fall 2003

Topic
Presenters

What do we agree upon regarding Learning Centered Teaching?

Phyllis Blumberg, Justin Everett

Enhancing Students' Ability to self-evaluate

Ellen Flannery-Schroeder

Group problem solving sessions in recitation

Fred Schaefer, Madhu ahalingam

Using cooperative learning, peer modeling

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

Handheld devices for educational purposes

Jacqui Smith

Revising courses to foster student learning

 

Learning centered teaching will not work with my teaching because... A question and answer session with the participants providing the questions and the Faculty Learning Community on Learning Centered Teaching responding

 

Transitioning from student centeredness to patient-centered care

Michele Mulhall

Making your student evaluations work for you

Micki Cohen

Innovations with Learning Leahy Award Winner Concept mapping

Peter Miller

TableTalks Spring 2002

Topic
Presenters

First Year Experience Course

Melanie Rago,
John Moore,
Aminta Breaux

Top 10 Tips for Assessing Student Writing

Christine Flanagan

Integrating two discipline's content within separate courses

Alison Mostrom, Barbara Reilly,
Kevin Wolbach

Creating dynamic and useful videos

Bill Horton,
Susan Santalucia

Who should teach courses at USP and how core distribution requirements are met?

Eric Boyce,
Greg Manco,
Joe Ruane

Developing a code of ethics at USP

Amy Kimchuk, Elena Umland,
Kevin Wolbach, and a USP student

An on-line course on search strategies and professional writing

Mignon Adams, Leslie Bowman, Jeanette McVeigh

Dealing with the increasing bimodal distribution of student performance

Becky Finley,
Susan Martin,
Fred Schaefer

Integrating knowledge learned in prerequisite courses in professional courses

Shanaz Tejani-Butt

TableTalks Fall 2002

Topic
Presenters

De-scamming the scammers in professional settings

Grace Earl

Core Curriculum: Its History at USP and current issues

Paula Kramer, et. al

Student Centered Exam preparation: a new way to answer the same old question, "Are you giving us a review for the exam?"

Anne Marie Flanagan

Student-centered learning and living: Plans for USP

Catherine Bentzley, Aminta Breaux

Working effectively with the Student Discipline Committee

Eleana Umland,
Cindy Sanoski,
Greg Manco

What are the philosophical implications of a culture of student-centered teaching

Andrew Peterson, Glenn Rosenthal, Peter Miller

Peer review of teaching: Can it improve educational quality for our students

Ray Orzechowski, et. al

Making student orientation a win-win for students and faculty

Len Farber

TableTalks Spring 2001

Topic
Presenters

Instructional uses of the new videoconferencing equipment

Jacqui Smith, colleagues at another site through CAPE

Using Concept Mapping as a content integrating technique

Shanaz Tejani-Butt,
Phyllis Blumberg

Instructional possibilities for the new multi-media work station

Jacqui Smith

A 1st year experience as a way to improve student success

Melanie Rago,
John Moore

Promoting on line information literacy within majors

Mignon Adams,
Lili Velez,
Leslie Bowman

Using digital and scanned images in teaching

Roger Ideishi,
Joan Tarloff

Assessing English competency with non-native English speakers: TOFEL exam. et.al.

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

Using Peer and Student Evaluations

Peter Miller,
Sarah Spinler

What happens when technology fails, beyond the obvious

John Connors, Jeanette McVeigh, Andrew Peterson, John Porter

TableTalks Fall 2001

Topic
Presenters

Helping students to succeed and showing we care

Amy Kimchuk, Diane Morel,
Gayle Garrison, Sue Wainwright,
Dan Hussar

Distance learning demonstration

Pam Kearney,
John Connors

Stopping Plagiarism before it happens

Mignon Adams,
MIke Dockray, Charlotte Gale

Differences between a college and a university: Is USP really a university?

Bob Boughner, Aminta Breaux, Glenn Rosenthal

Using museums in your teaching: History of alternative medicine

Ruth Schemm, Jennifer Connor,
Kim Tieger,
Roy Robson

Teaching using Evidence Based Practice

Roger Ideishi,
Pam Kearney

Using a Virtual Personal Network (how to work from home)

George Downs,
Pat Lapore

Ninety years in the world of work in America

Pat Peterson

TableTalks Spring 2000

Topic
Presenters

Fostering Critical Thinking

Rod Wigent,
Fran Mayville,
Roger Ideishi

Being a Successful Graduate Student Instructor Making pre-lab lecture a learning experience

Phyllis Blumberg, Kevin Wolbach

How classes change when technology is used

Sue Barker,
Amy Kimchuck

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Student Mentorship

Phyllis Blumberg, Gail Webster,
Frank Heilman

Handling Difficult Situations in Lab

Joe LaPrade,
Kevin Wolbach,
Phyllis Blumberg

Using on-line Testing

Andrew Peterson

Fostering Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Peter Miller

Being a Successful graduate student instructor

Joe LaPrade,
Kevin Wolbach, Phyllis Blumberg

How are on-line courses different from live courses

Lili Velez

Using Outcomes Assessment Problem Solving

Eric Boyce,
Phyllis Blumberg

 

Facutly Enrichment Workshops, January 2013

 

Topic
Presenters
TED talks: New lecture model
Julie Becker,
Phyllis Blumberg
Microsoft office
Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick,
Andrew Esposio
Rich Cosgriff
Blackboard, LMS Assignment, exams and grade book
Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick,
Andrew Esposio
Rich Cosgriff
Blackboard: communication tools
Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick,
Andrew Esposio
Rich Cosgriff
What you believe about teaching has implications for how you teach.
Phyllis Blumberg

 

 

Faculty Enrichment Workshops March 2012
 
Topic
Presenters
Blackboard LMS:
Getting started
Andrew Esposito,
Joe Evanick,
Amy McLaughlin
STEM faculty to evaluate adequacy of materials form Hands on Labs, Inc. for first two years courses for use in our regular labs, make-up labs or possibly as part of an online or blended course. Each hour starts with a short description of what is in the kit and then faculty in that discipline will be free to explore the kit to test if it meets their needs. Kits will be provided. All faculty are welcome to observe.
1-2 Biological Sciences/Microbiology faculty -
Dr. Jim Brown from Ocean County College will give the overview

2:15 - 3 Chemistry faculty -
Dr. Jim Brown from Ocean County College will give the overview

3:15 - 4 Environmental Sciences -
Professor Erica Kipp Pace University

4:15 - 5 Physics -
Dr. Peter Jeschofnig Hands on Labs

Office 2010
Andrew Esposito
FERPA
Student Privacy Protection:
Overview; Obligations; Options

Concern with the protection of the personal information has increased in society during recent years, however, in education the federal government legislated protections for student records 38 years ago.

This development workshop will provide an Overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (FERPA). This is the major federal law governing the privacy of student information. The Obligations of the University and its employees will be reviewed, and practical Options for compliance will be presented.
Alan Sims
New admission models, predicting our next class
Barbara Elliott
Blackboard LMS:
Getting started
Andrew Esposito,
Joe Evanick,
Amy McLaughlin
Blackboard LMS - Content Collection

The Blackboard Content System is a file repository with several sophisticated features for working with content. The training session will explain the benefits of using the content collection and then show users how to upload their own files. This is not a beginner-level course. Introduction to Blackboard is a prerequisite.


At the completion of this training, attendees will be able to successfully:

Understand the value of the Content Collection
Upload files to the Content Collection
Add Content Collection files to courses
Update files in the Content Collection
Share Content Collection files with others
Prerequisites: Introduction to Blackboard

Rod Murray

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Enrichment Workshops, January 2012

Topic
Presenters
Hands on Prezi training - Prezi presentations are less linear and more graphic.) Participants should bring an electronic version of a powerpoint presentations to transfer into a Prezi presentation Jason Porter

SmartDraw demonstration - SmartDraw is a visual processing program that has templates to make presentation, time charts, and concept maps. It also has many templates for concepts in health and science. Individuals need to purchase this software on their own; we do not have a site licenses for it. For more information see
http://www.smartdraw.com/training/how-to/presentations/

http://smartdraw.com/examples/#/examples/Healthcare/Anatomy-Worksheets

SmartDraw
Vendor
Panopto and Mediasite - hands on training - (how to make and edit videos). Rich Cosgoff
Panel discussion and dialogue on learning centered teaching: Are faculty being recognized for their efforts in using these approaches?

What would motivate you to use more learning-centered teaching
How and where should your learning centered teaching be documented
Suzanne Murphy,
Ed Reimers,
Fred Schaefer
Getting started with Blackboard -
This session is offered again on Mon. Jan 9th
Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick,
Amy McLaughlin
Copyright issues for faculty - What do faculty need to know about copyright issues Mike Krasulski
   
Getting started with Blackboard Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick,
Amy McLaughlin
M. Buehler's top 10 tips to use social media for personal branding Maria Buehler
Educational Partnering: Mentoring Students in Higher Education with career choices Kimberly Bryant
Slide-ology. A new way to think about and deliver presentations and use more graphic or pictorial slides in presentations based on the book by a famous graphic designer Justin Everett
Using Turning Point effectively.
Turning Point is our software to use clickers in your classes.

Rich Cosgoff
Using Twitter for educational purposes. Please bring your cell phone. Cristina Hanganu-Bresch,
Brian Kirschner
Teaching or assessing writing in the General Education courses Justin Everett
Advanced Blackboard - This session will cover gradebook, online quizzes and assignment Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick,
Amy McLaughlin
Nuts and bolts of educational program assessment to prepare better assessment reports including qualitive data analysis

Claudia Parvanta
Phyllis Blumberg

 

 

 

Faculty Enrichment Series
August 2011

Topic
Presenters

Getting students to take responsibility for their learning

Phyllis Blumberg

How do we teach these millennial? Who are our students

BJ Cunningham
Carol Maritz

4 pillars of technology

Mark Nester

Blackboard Beginners Workshop

Rod Murray
Joe Evanick

How do you know your courses are meeting their goals How to assess your courses

Bernie Brunner,
Lia Vas,
Madhu Mahalingam

Blackboard Refresher Workshop

Rod Murray,
Joe Evanick

Advising pre-medical and pre-health professions students

Bill Law,
Suzanne Murphy,
Lisa Thayer

 

Completing your dossier for Promotion & Tenure

Joan Tarloff,
Paul Halpern

Assessment 1: Effective multiple choice question tests

Lisa Davis,
Sarah Spinler

Assessment 2: Understanding the statistics from multiple choice questions tests

Linda Robinson

Table Talk: Informal discussion on How can we overcome the student Stereotype that courses that are not required for their major should be easy courses to boast their GPA?

Joe Ruane,
Bob Boughner

Assessment 3: Authentic assessment on project that require writing

Christine Flanagan,
Sue Wainwright

How to meet when you or your students are not on campus using technologies such as videotaping or webbings

Dan Benau,
Kelly Flaherty,
Mark Nestor

Training on advising - this training is only for new faculty who will be advising first and second year students?

Professional Academic Advisors

 

   
Enrichment Workshop

March, 2011

Theme & Topic

Presenters

 

Developing scoring rubrics to efficiently grade papers, essays and still provide useful feedback to the students


To get the most of this session, please bring examples of student work on the same assignment that reflects three levels of achievement: a student product that falls below, one that is at minimal level expectations and one that is at the top or exceeds expectations.

 

Justin Everett
A consensus conference to implement one of the major tenets of the Misher College Strategic Plan: learning-centered teaching

All Misher College faculty are encouraged to attend and to bring examples of how they implement learner-centered teaching currently.
Phyllis Blumberg
Developing good multiple choice questions Sara Spinler
Lisa Davis
Dialogues on teaching and learning the skills of oral, written communication, critical thinking, and problem solving in both general education and in advance courses within the majors and professional programs

To foster real sharing, please bring materials you use in courses to teach, practice or assess this skill. Please RSVP that you are coming and indicate which skill you want to discuss, working groups will be determined by registration.
Phyllis Blumberg
Using our Journal List as a current awareness tool

Want to know the latest development in your area of expertise or when one of the prime movers in your field publishes something new? We will be looking at the features in our journal list that enable us to see the tables of contents of periodical to which we subscribe, and to set up profiles to have these tables of contents delivered automatically to our email
Gina Kaiser
An Instructional Strategy to Improve Problem solving

Madhu Mahalingam, Elisabetta Fasella,
Elisabeth Morlino
Technology Focus

Best practices for blended learning Joe Evanick

The Rollout of Blackboard:
timetable, Blackboard advantages

Rod Murray
Using Angel to get students to follow paperless directions Miriam Gilbert-Diaz
Using Course Capture through Panopto at you own desk

Faculty should sign up for this in advance so an account can be set up so this can be a hands-on experience for faculty
Joseph Evanick
Google Apps: Introducing our Public Domain Rod Murray

 

 

Faculty Enrichment Workshops
January 2011

Theme & Topic Presenters
Course Planning
Using graphics in your syllabus
Alison Mostrom
Pathways to Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Laura Mandos
Alison Mostrom
Phyllis Blumberg
Planning your courses to help students integrate the content Phyllis Blumberg
Course Planning
Engaging students in the community within courses
Mary Kate McGinty
Ruth Schemm
Educational Technology
co-sponsored with the Office of Academic Technology

Using social media in teaching
Rod Murray
Cristina Hanganu-Bresch
Educational Technology
co-sponsored with the Office of Academic Technology

Using Prezi to Interject Perspective and Scale in Lectures: An alternative to Powerpoint
Jason Porter
What happens when our students are
constantly connected to electronic
devices? For background information
view the PBS Frontline video called
Digital Nation (which may be borrowed
from the library HQ 784 T3 D574 2010)
or read the NY Times lead article Sunday, Nov. 21
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/technology/21brain.html?
Mike Krasulski
Steve Moelter
Sam Talcott
Open Education in Chemistry Research and the Classroom Jean Claude Bradley
College of Arts& Sciences
Drexel University
Research
Using our Journal List as a Current Awareness Tool
Gina Kaiser

Making good on some New Year's resolutions

Relaxation Training

Alix Timko
Adaptions to being an employee who sits at a desk, uses computers extensively and has a long commutes Greg Thielman

Faculty Enrichment Workshops for Fall 2010

 

Topic Presenters
Online Seminar: Making Online group work Meaningful and Manageable Dr.Jean Mandernach
Park University
Introduction to teaching and assessing so students will learn more Phyllis Blumberg
Understanding Faculty Governance
at USciences
Mickey Cohen
Introduction to Using Angel Course Management System Jeff Swain
Grade book function on Angel Jeff Swain
Google Apps for Education Rod Murray
New way to organize and integrate a course using organizing schemes (Bring an existing course syllabus, if you have one) Phyllis Blumberg
Advanced functions on Angel Workshop Jeff Swain
Getting students to take greater responsibility for learning Phyllis Blumberg
What is meta-cognition and how can it help your students to learn better Pamalyn Kearney
Diane Morel
Lois Peck
Our new library journal table of contents access system Gina Kaiser
Maintaining the quality of educational programs and resourcing new programs when we have a projected shortfall Joe Trainor
Shawn Curtin
How to use Google applications, wikis in courses Cristina Hanganu-Bresch
How to use Google scholar in own research and in teaching Jeanette McVeigh
Millennials and Learning Carol Maritz
Lora Packel

 

Faculty Enrichment Workshops for March Spring Break 2010

Topic
Presenters
Uploading images onto Angel and other sites. Jamie Hayden
Making a poster for professional meetings. Fred Schaefer
Online teaching - asynchronous to synchronous; boring is not an option. Dan Benau
FERPA: - An overview,updates and your questions. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended, (FERPA) is turning 36. This session will provide brief overview of the regulations that implement. FERPA which is the major federal law governing the privacy of student information. Since this legislation is dynamic, emphasis will be placed on the regulatory changes made effective. A significant amount of time will be devoted to participants' questions, and group discussion will be encouraged. Alan Sims
Panel discussion Making Successful Transitions from high school to college professional student to practitioner. Steve Sheaffer, Roger Ideishi,
Sue Wainwright, Kevin Wolbach
Reducing Stress: A hands on workshop Karin Richards
CPR training Part 1, Participants need to register in advance with Mary Rafferty and need to commit to both sessions. Participants will receive a certificate if they successfully complete the course Karin Richards
Develop your own or ask students to develop case studies using commonly known famous people Jenny Pitonyak
On line seminar. Blended learning - live session Ike Shibley,
Penn State - Berks
Metacognition Made Easy: Reflection in the Form of a Final Exam. Anne Marie Flanagan
CPR training Part 2, Participants need to register in advance with Mary Rafferty and need to commit to both sessions. Participants will receive a certificate if they successfully complete the course
Karin Richards
Online Seminar - Blended Learning - recorded session Ike Shibley,
Penn State-Berks

Faculty Enrichment Workshops, January 2010

Topic
Presenters
Panel discussion on how and why mentoring is important to faculty member's success Mignon Adams, Charles Gibley,
Paula Kramer, Suzanne Murphy
Writing a successful submission for an education conference Phyllis Blumberg, Carol Maritz
Organizing your courses to foster more learning Phyllis Blumberg
How can you decide what you want to improve in your teaching Phyllis Blumberg
Walking the walk about students' taking responsibility for their own learning Phyllis Blumberg
Using wikis effectively in courses Cristina Hanganu-Bresch
How to use Goggle Apps: A hands-on demonstration Rod Murray
Finding the literature you need for your evidence-based teaching or scholarship of teaching and learning Jeanette McVeigh
Importing, exporting and storing data and information on Angel. Madhu Mahalingam
Why requiring self-assessment improved student performance and learning. How to use it effectively Carl Walasek, Roger Ideishi
Using refworks, a bibliographic database, in your scholarly activities Jeanette McVeigh
Teaching students to become information literate and not just assuming that they are information literate Leslie Bowman, John Porter
Online seminar
Supplement Classroom Learning with Screen Capture Software
Dave Yearwood, University of
North Dakota

Faculty Enrichment Workshops Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Topic
Presenters
Finding a balance in your job including time for yourself and scholarship Phyllis Blumberg
Basic course design: Objectives and syllabi Phyllis Blumberg
How do we teach these millennial's? Who are our students? How do they learn and what support do we offer them? Phyllis Blumberg,
Gerald Hoefling,
Roxanne Evans
Introduction to teaching and assessing so students will learn more Phyllis Blumberg
A new way to organize and integrate a course using organizing schemes (Bring an existing course syllabus, if you have one). Phyllis Blumberg

Wednesday August 19, 2009; Focus on Technology

Note: Some sessions are held concurrently

Topic
Presenters
Introduction to Angel Jeff Swain
How to meet when you or your students are not on campus. Using webinar and videoconferencing technology
Danny Benau
Grade book function on Angel Jeff Swain
Advanced functions on Angel Jeff Swain
AV classroom support, using computer as whiteboard, etc. Bill Horton
Cliff Greer
What is new and what is currently available in academic technology at USP Rod Murray

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Topic
Presenters
General education: What it means here and how to get a course approved for it. (Bring syllabi for courses you want to get General Education approval if you have them) Roger Ideishi:
Fred Schaefer
Phyllis Blumberg

Monday, August 24, 2009

Topic
Presenters
Teaching students to have more responsibility for learning Phyllis Blumberg

Creating good multiple choice questions and how to understand the results (Bring some questions you developed, if you have them)

Jean Scholtz;
Linda Robinson

Faculty Enrichment Workshops for March Spring Break 2010

 

Topic Presenters
Uploading images onto Angel and other sites. Jamie Hayden
Making a poster for professional meetings. Fred Schaefer
Online teaching - asynchronous to synchronous; boring is not an option. Dan Benau
FERPA: - An overview,updates and your questions. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended, (FERPA) is turning 36. This session will provide brief overview of the regulations that implement. FERPA which is the major federal law governing the privacy of student information. Since this legislation is dynamic, emphasis will be placed on the regulatory changes made effective. A significant amount of time will be devoted to participants' questions, and group discussion will be encouraged. Alan Sims
Panel discussion Making Successful Transitions from high school to college professional student to practitioner. Steve Sheaffer,
Roger Ideishi,
Sue Wainwright,
Kevin Wolbach
Reducing Stress: A hands on workshop Karin Richards
CPR training Part 1, Participants need to register in advance with Mary Rafferty and need to commit to both sessions. Participants will receive a certificate if they successfully complete the course Karin Richards
Develop your own or ask students to develop case studies using commonly known famous people Jenny Pitonyak
On line seminar. Blended learning - live session Ike Shibley,
Penn State - Berks
Metacognition Made Easy: Reflection in the Form of a Final Exam. Anne Marie Flanagan
CPR training Part 2, Participants need to register in advance with Mary Rafferty and need to commit to both sessions. Participants will receive a certificate if they successfully complete the course
Karin Richards
Online Seminar - Blended Learning - recorded session Ike Shibley,
Penn State-Berks

Faculty Enrichment Workshops March Spring Break 2009

The impact of the world's economic situation on teaching and learning at USP.

Russ DiGate, Joe Trainor


Educational application of Second Life and training on how to use second life, a virtual realty system in your teaching.

Melanie Oates

Smart boards and whiteboards: How to use the smart board and how to use the whiteboard without a marker

Clifford Greer, Alison Mostrom

Knowing and using the full technology capacity of the STC 145 (how to use more than one piece of equipment at once)

Bill Horton

Using the statistics you get with the Scantron answer sheets to be a better evaluator

Linda Robinson

How can I use evidence to support how I am teaching: Part 1: Where to find evidence of good teaching practices in higher education or discipline-specific literature and what data bases to consult

Phyllis Blumberg, Jeanette McVeigh

What data from my courses is evidence to support my claims that I am a good teacher

Phyllis Blumberg

FERPA at 35 - An overview and update on January 2009 regulatory changes: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended, (FERPA) is turning 35. This session will provide brief overview of the regulations that implement. FERPA which is the major federal law governing the privacy of student information. Since this legislation is dynamic, emphasis will be placed on the regulatory changes made effective in January 2009. A significant amount of time will be devoted to participants' questions, and group discussion will be encouraged

Alan Sims

Faculty Enrichment Workshops, January 2009

Demo sessions of the new features and changes in ANGEL

Eva Agbada

Anecdote to Data: Conducting research about Teaching and Learning: Getting Started Doing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Phyllis Blumberg

Using portfolios for holistic (comprehensive or whole person for many skills) assessments

Deirdre Pettipiece, Justin Everett

How can I show I am a good or excellent teacher? Issues and Introducing a Tool

Phyllis Blumberg

Responsibility - This is Your Class, Not Mind: Encouraging Student to Take Responsibility for Learning

Phyllis Blumberg

Did I write good multiple choice questions? How to write good questions and how to interpret the computer generated statistics

Linda Robinson,
Jean Scholtz

The Devil's in the Details of Angel - Morning Plenary: ANGEL Overview Jeff Swain, Instructional Designer/Angel specialist at Penn Sate University

Jeff Swain

Hands-on Session #1 How to set up and Use the gradebook. In this session attendees will learn how to set up and use the gradebook. It is recommended that participants have access to ANGEL to participate Jeff Swain, Instructional Designer/Angel specialist at Penn Sate University

Jeff Swain

Afternoon Session Outline:
Hands-on Session #2 Using the Quizzing tool . In this session attendees will learn how to set up and use the quiz tool. It is recommended that participants in this session have access to ANGEL to participate Jeff Swain, Instructional Designer/Angel specialist at Penn Sate University

Jeff Swain

Hands-on Session #3 The Advanced Features of ANGEL - Maximizing Performance. In this session attendees will learn how to set up and use some of the intermediate and advanced features of ANGEL It is recommeded that participants have access to ANGEL to participate Jeff Swain, Instructional Designer/Angel specialist at Penn Sate University

Jeff Swain

Open Session General Questions about ANGEL
An Open session to explore an issue further or answer any remaining questions from the day Jeff Swain, Instructional Designer/Angel specialist at Penn Sate University

Jeff Swain

Faculty Enrichment Weeks, January 2008

Being more productive in your scholarship and writing of scholarship

Phyllis Blumberg

Overcoming myths that you cannot use learning-centered teaching with courses that are lower level, have large enrollment or have unmotivated, immature students

Phyllis Blumberg

How we get our students to take more responsibility for their own learning

Phyllis Blumberg

Using a new way to classify your objectives: A revision and improvement of Bloom's Taxonomy

Phyllis Blumberg

Creating self-assessments, and online assignments on Angel

Cathy Poon

Using games in your classroom, laboratory and online

Shawn Boyle

Advisor Toolbox Workshops

Kelly Duffy and
Steve Stratoti

Helping you complete the gen ed template and get your course approved for gen ed and further discussion of some of the skills categories

The Faculty Council Curriculum Committee.

Faculty Development Workshops, August 2007

Introduction to teaching so students will learn more

Phyllis Blumberg

A Primer on how and why USP employees should be political activists including a panel discussion briefing on accreditation, accessibility/financial aid, and professional practice changes

 

Criteria for promotion and tenure

Paul Halpern,
Paula Kramer

How you assess your students will impact how and what they learn

Phyllis Blumberg

Getting your courses off to a good start

Melanie Oates,
Kim Robson,
Kevin Wolbach

What does the new general education curriculum mean for your teaching and for your students?

Roger Ideishi,
Lois Peck, Lia Vas,
Co-sponsored by Academic Advising

Introduction to ANGEL
This is for anyone who has not taken a general Angel Workshop before. It is essential that you RSVP to angelhelp@usip.edu so that you can be logged into the ANGEL system in advance

Cynthia McClellan,
Eva Agbada

Dinner and a workshop on Teaching at USP for all newer adjunct faculty

 

My Advisees and E-Advising functionality for WebAdvisor

All advisors must attend 1 of these workshops

The trainers try to assign test logins and students to those attending training, so it is essential that you RSVP to Kelly Duffy a day or two in advance.

My advisees will allow advisors to view information for their assigned advisees. They will have the ability to view advisee transcripts, Degree Audit program evaluations, schedules and certain test scores. E-Advising will allow advisors and advisees to create an educational plan for the student. Both students and their advisors will have the ability to add courses to a plan. If a student adds a course, it must be approved by an advisor to become part of the student's educational plan. Any course added by an advisor will automatically become part of the educational plan for the student. Graduate, first-year and second-year students will only have the ability to register for courses on their educational plan. The feature will be available for all other students, but will be used as a tool; the registration process will not change for this population. E-Advising is the necessary piece that will allow Graduate, first-year and second year students to register via the WEB.


Kelly Duffy and others

Using specific features on ANGEL

Storing documents, announcement and grade book features and the chat function - open to anyone, but you must register in advance so that you can be registered onto ANGEL. It is essential that you RSVP to angelhelp@usip.edu. so that you can be logged into the ANGEL system in advance

Cynthia McClellan,
Eva Agbada

Using assessment data to improve course or programs
While all faculty are welcome, this season is particularly intended for chairs and program directors who will be developing and using assessment reports

Faculty member from DOPPA,and
William Law

Faculty Enrichment Workshops for March 2007

1. If you plan to come to any of the sessions focusing on ANGEL, please let us know in advance. Cynthia and Eva will register your name on the ANGEL system. Then you can log on to ANGEL during the session and interact with the system and not just be an observer. Just a reminder, USP's contract with Blackboard expires June 30, 2007. The course management system that we will be using exclusively beginning in July is ANGEL. Currently both systems are operating so you can start to practice with ANGEL.

If you are planning to teach either a summer or fall course on ANGEL, when you register, pelase indicate:

the course title,
course number, and
course section number (or if you are working on a master course that will include multiple sections)

Please feel free to bring a course file that can be used to practice uploading materials into your ANGEL course shell..

Please note: All who plan to teach in the summer are strongly advised to attend whichever sessions is appropriate in order to ensure that you are prepared well in advance of its start.

2. If you have never given a poster at a scholarly conference, or are new to developing posters, you might be interested in attending the session on developing posters.
There will be two opportunities to present a poster at USP during the Spring, 2007.

  • The first is the research scholarly day on April 19 and the deadline for the abstracts is April 9, 2007. We are encouraging people to present all kinds of scholarship

  • The second one is hosted by the Teaching and Learning Center and will focus on teaching practices that work at USP. This poster session will take place on Friday, May 11. The call for submission of abstracts will be posted very soon.

3. These workshops are open to all faculty, adjunct faculty, graduate students and staff for whom these skills are appropriate. Please share this announcement with staff or students who are not on this distribution list.

4. ANGEL training will also be held in May and June 2007.

Faculty Enrichment Workshops for March 2007


Learning about a variety of active learning techniques that you can use in a large class

Phyllis Blumberg

General ANGEL tarining - open to anyone, but you must register in advance so that you can be registered onto ANGEL


Cynthia McClellan,
Eva Agbada

Using specific features on ANGEL: A closer look at adding documents, communication features, and the grade book. Open to anyone, but you must register in advance so that you can be registered onto ANGEL. This session will be repeated in the afternoon

Cynthia McClellan,
Eva Agbada

Why students need to protect themselves on the intranet - such as with "My Space"

Aminta Breaux,
Joe Canady

How to present a poster at USP or at a professional conference for people who have never presented a poster

Jeanette McVeigh,
Phyllis Blumberg

Cleaning tips and tricks for daily maintenance of your computer including outlook and home share

Long Le,
Joe Muscella

Faculty Enrichment Weeks, January 2007

Focus on technology

 

Dynamed, an evidence based medical decision making data base

In response to clinical faculty requesting an electronic data base on evidence based decision making, electronic services within the library have asked this vendor to demonstrate what they can do. They want feedback on their product and are willing to make reasonable changes to accommodate our needs.

 

Dynamed "is a clinical reference tool created by a physician for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care ....updated daily...monitors the content of over 500 medical journals and systematic evidence review database directly." The product is described at www.dynamicmedical.com. A study from the Annals of Family Medicine also looked at the product. www.annfammed.org/cgi/content/full/3/6/507.


Review of online depositories of educational materials available for free

Jo-Ann Gonzalez-Major.

The ANGEL Object Repository enables storage, tagging, searching, sharing, reuse, and management of learning objects (tutorials, presentations, multimedia teaching units, web resources, exams, etc.). The ability to easily reuse learning objects across courses, sections, departments and schools reduces the investment of effort and time of recreating the material for new courses and additional sections Each instructor has a personal LOR that comes with their ANGEL account, and JoAnn Gonzalez-Major has created two additional repositories containing topic specific tutorial, multimedia drill and practice exercises, virtual labs, videos, and photos that are available for adoption.

 

This workshop will demonstrate how to copy and/or link resources from the repository into your courses and how to add new content to your personal repository.

Developing objectives and outcomes for your course

Peter Miller

How to get your course approved for the new general education skills component. The new General Education curriculum will be implemented in the Fall 2007. All instructors or course coordinators who will be teaching first year courses during 2006-2007 are strongly encouraged to attend one of these workshops so that they will know what they need to do to get their courses approved for the next academic year. Workshops will be presented by the members of the General Education Task force.

General Education Task force

Are you redesigning your courses? Come to this session to talk to others or use this time in the workshop to work on your courses away from distractions. Laptops without web connections will be provided to help you work on your course redesign.

Phyllis Blumberg

Are you redesigning your courses? Would you like some consultative help? Sign up for 30 minutes of 1:1 consultative time

Phyllis Blumberg

Moving your insights on how you are teaching to scholarship, presentations and publications

Phyllis Blumberg

How is your teaching going? Consultative and renewal session for faculty who have started in the last 2 years

Phyllis Blumberg

Here is a solution for distance synchronous learning: using Webinar software which is available at USP. Location - in your office - we will be running this demonstration using Webinar, but you must sign up for in advance to be registered

Danny Benau...In your office

Talking About Teaching Days Week of May 10 - 14, 2010

Date, Time & Place Topic Presenters
Mon., May 10
1 - 4
WDL 119
CPR Participants need to register in advance with Mary Rafferty. Participants will receive a certificate if they successfully complete the course. Limited to 10 people Karin Richards
Tue., May 11
10 - 11:30
STC 148
Are you searching Pub Med's new interface efficiently? Are you using My NCBI to personalize your Pub Med searching and to save searches and results? The session will include tips for searching Pub Med and for Using My NCBI Leslie Bowman
Tue., May 11
3 - 4:30
STC 137
Are there any criteria to evaluate teaching? A Socratic approach to determine criteria

Elia Eschenazi

 

Wed., May 12
10 - 11:30
GRI 110 B
Preparing a dossier for Promotion & Tenure Joan Tarloff
Wed., May 12
11:30 - 1
GRI 110 B
Webinars and print lectures as creative components of distance learning Kelly Flaherty
Wed., May 12
2 - 3
GRI 110 B
The need for IRB approval for educational investigations to improve teaching Amy Jessop
Thurs., May 13
10 - 11:30
GRI 110 B
How do you know if you are a good teacher?

Phyllis Blumberg

Fri., May 14
10:30 - 12:00
GRI 110 B
Teaching information literacy skills Leslie Bowman
John Porter

Friday, May 14
1:30 - 3:30
STC Atrium

 

Poster session
Educational posters presented elsewhere and electronic resource fair

We will feature posters of:

  • Leahy Award nominees
  • Bright Idea Award nominees

    (Deadline for submission of Bright Idea nominations is
    April 23, 2010)
 

Talking About Teaching Days
Week of May 4 - 8, 2009

Preparing a dossier for Promotion & Tenure

Joan Tarloff

How to develop and implement a travel educational experience for our students

John Connors and Bruce Rosenthal

Two Formative Assessments To Improve Students' Thinking & Writing Skills

Alison Mostrom

SMILE: An information literacy innovation implemented in general education course

Alison Mostrom,
Jason Porter, Catherine Purzycki,
Kevin Wolbach,
Eva Agbada,
Leslie Ann Bowman

Discussion on educating our students on sustainable futures. What USP faculty and students can do to help save the planet

Glenn Beamer and Kevin Wolbach

Primary Trait Analysis: A course assessment tool to measure knowledge gain

Salar Alsardary,
Laura Pontiggia

Peer teaching across the curriculum

Carol Maritz and
Lora Packel

Web 2.0 and Podcasting Implications for Healthcare Education

Rod Murray

Finding evidence of good teaching practices in higher education or in my discipline

Jeanette McVeigh

Refworks to catalogue all your resources and create accurate bibliographies

Jeanette McVeigh

Introduction to Google Apps for Education

Rod Murray

Mindfulness based stress reduction

Melanie Oates

Group problem solving in an introductory course recitations to promote learning

Madhu Mahalingam, Fred Schaefer, Elisabeth Morlino

Poster session and electronic fair of innovative learning or assessment practices

 

We will feature posters of:

Leahy Award nominees
Bright Idea Award nominees
Educational posters presented elsewhere and electronic resource fair

 

Talking About Teaching Days
Week of May 5 - 9, 2008

Demonstration on how to use the Sympodium as a teaching tool

Mike Bruist

Demonstration on Teaching Using Second Life within a course

Melanie Oates

A team from Apple will discuss with us what it would take to become part of iTunes

Jacquie Smith

Using qualitative methods to assess student learning

Sue Wainwright

Advancing learning content in the sciences: A vision for developing rich Scientific literacy

Phyllis Blumberg,
Lois Peck

Getting started and doing scholarship on your teaching

Phyllis Blumberg

Promotion and Tenure dossier preparation

Joan Tarloff

Teaching so students will learn more of your discipline

Phyllis Blumberg

Poster Session:
We will feature posters of:
Leahy Award for Learning Innovation nominees
Bright Idea Award Nominees
Teaching Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
Teaching Ethics

 

Talking About Teaching Days
Week of May 7 – 11, 2007

How to prepare your dossier for promotion and tenure

Joan Tarloff

Giving constructive feedback to students

Carol Maritz

Introduction to ANGEL. This is for anyone who has not taken
a general Angel Workshop before.

Cynthia McClellan, Eva Agbada

Understanding how students learn.

Phyllis Blumberg

Using specific features on ANGEL. Storing documents,
Announcement and grade book features and the chat function
open to anyone

Cynthia McClellan, Eva Agbada

Using Conceptual Diagrams/Maps to Promote Deep Meaningful
Learning in any classroom

Alison Mostrom

Poster Session STC Atrium
We will feature posters of:

• Leahy Award for Learning Innovation nominees
• Bright Idea Award nominees
• Educational Practices that Work at USP

 

Talking About Teaching Days
May 10, 2006

Behavioral Modeling by Faculty Leads to Increased Student Achievement Robin Zappin, and
Carol Maritz
Everyday I Have the Blues: Promoting Learning in Psychology through Music R. (Mac) Turner
What Student Reflective Writing Reveals about Student Learning and Teaching Effectiveness That Traditional Student Course Evaluations Do Not Miriam Diaz-Gilbert
Fostering learning centered practices Phyllis Blumberg and Joann Gonzalez-Major

An Analysis of Using Multiple Active Learning Techniques over Several Years in Introductory Physics

Bernie Brunner

Poster Session and Informal Reception honoring faculty who submitted a nomination for a Leahy Award for Learning Innovation for faculty who use learning centered practices in their teaching, and faculty who presented educational posters at higher education conferences.

 

What USP as a campus and what individual faculty can do to prevent/minimize cheating on exams and plagiarism.

Kevin Wolbach,
Elizabeth Morlino and Phyllis Blumberg
How to proctor to minimize cheating and identify those who do cheat Kevin Wolbach,
Elizabeth Morlino and Phyllis Blumberg

Talking About Teaching Day
May 9, 2005

Plenary workshop open to the entire faculty: "Integrating Teamwork into the University Classroom." This workshop will consider how you can use teamwork in both large and small classes, how to remediate dysfunctional groups and how to evaluate group performance.

Barbara Oakley

Faculty consultation on teams

Barbara Oakley

Individual or small group consultations

Barbara Oakley

We will feature posters of:

• Leahy Award nominations

 

Talking About Teaching Day
May 14, 2004

Informal poster session
What I am proud of or excited about in my teaching
A sharing and learning tribute to Charlie Gibley

Workshop: Capitalizing on the unique aspects of science teaching: collaboration and communication
in content rich courses

Drs. Ike Shibley, Tami Mysliwiec and Maureen Dunbar from Berks- Lehigh Valley College of Penn State University

Talking About Teaching Day
May 8, 2003

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Workshops Luncheon and Poster Session Consensus Conference
Workshops

Talking about Teaching Day
Spring 2002

Developing concept maps for use in curricular planning or course assignments Peter Miller,
Lois Peck
Grading essay exams efficiently (bring papers from your students to work on) Christine Flanagan
Just in time teaching with technology Bernie Brunner
Transforming your teaching into scholarship of teaching and learning Phyllis Blumberg
Making reflection a valuable learning experience for students Barbara Hogan
Making labs a meaningful learning experience for the students Cathy Poon
Are you going up for promotion or tenure: Some tips to get started Paul Halpern,
Murray Zanger
Developing assignments to prevent plagiarism Mignon Adams
Innovative course assessment tools Phyllis Blumberg,
Sue Wainwright
Examples of integrated within Service-Learning courses Lori Pompa from Temple
Streamlining your grade book with Excel
Getting started Part 1
Amy Kimchuk


Talking about Teaching Day
Spring 2001

How to incorporate meaningful assessment methods into the classroom

Eric Boyce

Why and how to do student peer assessments

Peter Miller

Using active learning techniques in classes of any size

Phyllis Blumberg

How to engage students in reflection to increase learning

Barbara Hogan

Getting grants to assist with Service-Learning

Jamie Birges, PA. Campus Compact
Hilary Aisenstein, PHENND

How to evaluate students on professional skills

Annette Iglarsh

Increasing our abilities to work with our diverse student population

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

Using Competency-based assessments

Lois Peck,
Margaret Reinhart,
Susan Wainwright

Intellectual Heritage:
What is it? Who teaches it? Why take it?

Anne Marie Flanagan,
Paul Halpern,
Peter Hoffer

Teaching without textbooks

Amy Kimchuk, Anthony Monteiro

Assessing the learning in Service-learning

Roger Ideishi

Are our faculty good advisers?

Catherine Bentzley, Robert Morgan

Teaching strategies for immature students

Lois Peck

How can we implement what was learned from the workshop by Dr. Fink on designing courses to increase student learning?

Phyllis Blumberg

What do learning style inventories tell us about our students?

Lisa Davis,
Gina Collier

Is the early grade reporting system working?

Suzanne Trump

How do non-Western cultures impact on our teaching and learning at USP?

Shanaz Tejani-Butt, Linda Stanley

How can we encourage greater professionalism among our students?

Joan Anderson, Suzanne Murphy

Will all these interdisciplinary efforts lead to real changes?

Liza Takiya,
Kevin Wolbach

Technology Day
May 9, 2001


Assessing the Impact of Technology and Learning
Keynote Speaker, Kyle Peck, Penn State
Smart Board Demonstration Jacquie Smith,
Bill Horton
Setting Up an Excel Grade Book Demonstration Amy Kimchuk
Implementing the Assessment of Technology at University of the Sciences Discussion Eric Boyce,
Phyllis Blumberg, and others
Creating a Faculty Home Page on the Web Hands-on Workshop Amy Christopher
Using New Graphical Equipment in the LRC Demonstration Jacquie Smith and Friends
Sharing Experiences in Distance Education Jennifer Connors , OT Faculty, et.al.
Using the Graphic Calculator Amy Kimchuk
ERes or Course Home Page? Discussion Amy Christopher and Nicole Duncan-Kinard
Palm Pilot sales rep (tentative)
Impact of the Administrative Upgrade on Teaching—Discussion Pat Lepore, et.al.
Using ERes Workshop—Nicole Duncan-Kinard Nicole Duncan-Kinard, Amy Christopher
Using Front Page to Create a Course Web Page Amy Christopher
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