Tag Archives: CTLL

OER Academy: Develop Self and Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Success Through OER: Develop Self and Students
Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom

Register.

OER Academy: Student Success Through OER 
Faculty and teaching staff are invited to participate in a three-workshop series on how OER contributes to student success. Participants will research OER materials they might wish to adopt or adapt for a class, identify ways that OER can support student learning and success in the classroom, learn about copyright and legal issues, consider options for authoring OER, and create a plan for incorporating OER into one of their future classes. Registration for individual workshops will be offered, but participants who attend all three and turn in a plan will earn a digital badge. We hope to see you there! 

Student Success Through OER: Develop Self and Students 
The third workshop in the OER Academy workshop series will discuss professional development options, including original research articles and conference presentations. Topics will include how OER ties into HIPs and SoTL, open pedagogy, authoring OER, and ALG grants (types and uses). Participants will have access to a D2L site for the series. 

New Department Heads Workshop Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 17, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Preparing Faculty for Promotion and Tenure
Presenter: Ellen Best
Zoom

Register here.

The New Department Heads Workshop Series will be offered as a one-year community to support department heads who have been in administrative positions three years or less. However, we do encourage seasoned department heads to attend and share their experiences. Participants will gather for three meetings during the fall and three meetings during the spring to discuss administrative issues including:

  • Budget management and fiscal concerns
  • Mentoring faculty and documenting teaching excellence
  • Preparing faculty for the annual review
  • Considering ethics in leadership positions
  • Navigating conflict resolution and student complaints, and
  • Preparing faculty for promotion and tenure

The series seeks to foster a common cultural dialogue of leadership at the University of North Georgia and is open to all department heads.

Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom

Leveraging Student Success Through DEIJ
Led by Lori Furbush, Kelly McFaden, and Nathan Price
Planning for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in your courses can help provide a framework for building student success. Join the discussion to explore strategies for incorporating DEIJ-oriented practices from planning to implementation.  

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the Teaching Conversations Series.
Faculty who successfully participate in TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the TC certificate

New Faculty Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 10, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
DAH – Hoag Meeting Room C
GVL – Nesbitt 4101
Zoom 

Topic: Fostering Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice 

We strongly encourage all full-time and part-time faculty new to UNG to participate in the New Faculty Institute program, a series of six workshops across the full academic year offered in person and on Zoom.  

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI).
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI certificate. More details on how to earn the certificate on the NFI webpage.

New Faculty Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, March 27, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
DAH – Hoag Meeting Room C
GVL – Nesbitt 4101
Zoom 

Topic: Student Motivation and Mindset 

We strongly encourage all full-time and part-time faculty new to UNG to participate in the New Faculty Institute program, a series of six workshops across the full academic year offered in person and on Zoom.  

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI).
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI certificate. More details on how to earn the certificate on the NFI webpage.

New Department Heads Workshop Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, March 20, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Navigating Conflict Resolution and Student Complaints
Presenter: Nancy Dalman
Zoom

Register here.

The New Department Heads Workshop Series will be offered as a one-year community to support department heads who have been in administrative positions three years or less. However, we do encourage seasoned department heads to attend and share their experiences. Participants will gather for three meetings during the fall and three meetings during the spring to discuss administrative issues including:

  • Budget management and fiscal concerns
  • Mentoring faculty and documenting teaching excellence
  • Preparing faculty for the annual review
  • Considering ethics in leadership positions
  • Navigating conflict resolution and student complaints, and
  • Preparing faculty for promotion and tenure

The series seeks to foster a common cultural dialogue of leadership at the University of North Georgia and is open to all department heads.

Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom

DEIJ in the Classroom: Grading, Policies, and Strategies
Led by Julie Glenn
Students enter college with a diversity of skillsets, college-readiness, and outside demands on their time. This session will explore scaffolding strategies and policies to enhance learning so that every student has a chance to succeed. 

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the Teaching Conversations Series.
Faculty who successfully participate in TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the TC certificate.

Shut Up and Write

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This workshop provides participants a block of time to set aside to make progress on research and writing. We will work in one block of fifty minutes with a five-minute block of talking at the beginning and a five-minute block of talking at the end.

Find more information here.
Register here.

Today’s workshop information is in red:
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom

Research-Based Teaching Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Find out more information and register.

Topic: Small Teaching Online: Incremental approaches to improving online instruction
Led by: Lisa Diehl
Small teaching is a phrase coined by James M. Lang to describe an incremental approach to improving our instruction. Darby Flowers joins forces with Lang to also address online teaching. They explain how minor modifications to our teaching can have a major impact on student learning. In this session you will learn some of the small teaching strategies that have worked and discuss small teaching concepts. By making slight changes to your online class activities, there is a significant improvement in student engagement.  

Find out more information, here.

OER Academy: Keep It Legal!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Success Through OER: Keep It Legal!
Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom

Register.

OER Academy: Student Success Through OER 
Faculty and teaching staff
are invited to participate in a three-workshop series on how OER contributes to student success. Participants will research OER materials they might wish to adopt or adapt for a class, identify ways that OER can support student learning and success in the classroom, learn about copyright and legal issues, consider options for authoring OER, and create a plan for incorporating OER into one of their future classes. Registration for individual workshops will be offered, but participants who attend all three and turn in a plan will earn a digital badge. We hope to see you there!
 

Student Success Through OER: Keep It Legal!
The second workshop in the OER Academy workshop series will discuss how to determine what is open access/legal, as opposed to what is simply on the internet. Topics will include copyright issues, predatory publishers/platforms, accessibility issues, intellectual property issues, and service options for OER. Participants will have access to a D2L site for the series. 

New Department Heads Workshop Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, February 20, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Considering Ethics in Leadership Positions
Zoom

Register here.

The New Department Heads Workshop Series will be offered as a one-year community to support department heads who have been in administrative positions three years or less. However, we do encourage seasoned department heads to attend and share their experiences. Participants will gather for three meetings during the fall and three meetings during the spring to discuss administrative issues including:

  • Budget management and fiscal concerns
  • Mentoring faculty and documenting teaching excellence
  • Preparing faculty for the annual review
  • Considering ethics in leadership positions
  • Navigating conflict resolution and student complaints, and
  • Preparing faculty for promotion and tenure

The series seeks to foster a common cultural dialogue of leadership at the University of North Georgia and is open to all department heads.

New Faculty Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, February 13, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
DAH – Hoag Meeting Room C
GVL – Nesbitt 4101
Zoom 

Topic: Effective Teaching: Establishing Best Practices 

We strongly encourage all full-time and part-time faculty new to UNG to participate in the New Faculty Institute program, a series of six workshops across the full academic year offered in person and on Zoom.  

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI).
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI certificate. More details on how to earn the certificate on the NFI webpage.

Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom

Mental Health and the Classroom: Managing Faculty Burnout
Led by Lori Furbush and Nathan Price
Have you lost your joy of teaching? Do you find yourself wishing you had chosen a career other than academia? This session will address the components of burnout, symptoms of it, and strategies to manage it. We will discuss nationwide trends contributing to burnout in higher ed, beginning before the pandemic and accelerating after it.

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the Teaching Conversations Series.
Faculty who successfully participate in TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the TC certificate.

Shut Up and Write

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This workshop provides participants a block of time to set aside to make progress on research and writing. We will work in one block of fifty minutes with a five-minute block of talking at the beginning and a five-minute block of talking at the end.

Find more information here.
Register here.

Today’s workshop information is in red:
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom

Research-Based Teaching Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Find out more information and register.

Topic: Applied learning: LEAP and HIP assignment models for the arts and humanities
Led by: Ana Pozzi Harris
Applied learning is a LEAP (Liberal Education and America’s Promise) essential learning outcome. In this workshop, you will join in discussion about three assignments in which applied learning is integrated with High Impact Practices (HIPs), such as final projects (or scaled-down versions of capstone projects), e-portfolios, collaborative projects, and community-based learning. These assignments are suitable for arts and humanities courses—especially art history, music history, theater history, film history, literature history, and modern language courses. 

Find out more information, here.

OER Academy: Adopt and Adapt OER for the Classroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Success Through OER: Adopt and Adapt OER for the Classroom
Date: Monday, January 23, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom

Register.

OER Academy: Student Success Through OER
Faculty and teaching staff are invited to participate in a three-workshop series on how OER contributes to student success. Participants will research OER materials they might wish to adopt or adapt for a class, identify ways that OER can support student learning and success in the classroom, learn about copyright and legal issues, consider options for authoring OER, and create a plan for incorporating OER into one of their future classes. Registration for individual workshops will be offered, but participants who attend all three and turn in a plan will earn a digital badge. We hope to see you there! 

Adopt and Adapt OER for the Classroom
The first workshop in the OER Academy workshop series will discuss how OER can improve the classroom experience and tie into issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success. Topics will include how to find OER and ancillary materials within a sometimes complicated OER landscape. Participants will have access to a D2L site for the series, which includes links to a variety of OER materials to adopt or adapt. 

January New Faculty Orientation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, January 5, 2023
Time: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Zoom

The 2023 Evening New Faculty Orientation (NFO) will be held Thursday, January 5, 2023. All incoming faculty are invited to attend this event for important information regarding working at UNG. This orientation will be offered online in Zoom and will be recorded.
Find more information here.
Register here.

Faculty Academy on SoTL (Private)

Date: Monday, November 28, 2022
Time:
 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Locations:
TBD

Topic for Monday, November 28, 2022 session:
Preparing Manuscripts for Presentation and Publication 

The SoTL Academy will support faculty as they conduct a SoTL project. We will work together to refine research questions and methodologies. Faculty will develop quantitative and/or qualitative data to analyze pedagogical practices, leading to a better understanding of how to impact student success and well-being.

Next session: Celebration in January 2023

To learn more & view the SoTL agenda, please visit the SoTL webpage.

New Faculty Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, November 14, 2022
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
DAH – Hoag Meeting Room C
GVL – Nesbitt 4101
Zoom 

Topic: Balance or Burnout: Strategies for Success 

We strongly encourage all full-time and part-time faculty new to UNG to participate in the New Faculty Institute program, a series of six workshops across the full academic year offered in person and on Zoom.  

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI).
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI certificate. More details on how to earn the certificate on the NFI webpage.

Developing Your Leadership Capabilities: Mastering Effective Communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Developing Your Leadership Capabilities: Mastering Effective Communication
When:
Friday, November 11, 2022
Time: 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Zoom
Title: An Eye to the Future
Presenter: Dr. Mary Carney; Director of Programming, Office of Faculty Affairs, University of Georgia and Dr. Carl Ohrenberg, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, University of North Georgia

Register here. Find more information here.

The CTLL, in partnership with the USG Office of Leadership and Institutional Development, is facilitating a leadership workshop series for academic leadership that focuses on effective communication. These interactive workshops are open to faculty at all levels and academic administration.

While it is encouraged to attend all five sessions in the series, participants are welcome to attend individual workshops.