Tag Archives: Teaching Conversations

Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Different Grading Strategies
Led by Courtney Ferriter and Nathan Price

This session will explore different grading strategies and analyze the benefits and drawbacks to trying to give students autonomy over course activities. We will also discuss the benefits and drawbacks of traditional grading structures vs. labor-based or contract grading. 

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L 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.

Click here to register. 

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Preparedness of First-Year Students
Led by Nathan Price

As we transition out of the pandemic, we are likely to confront new challenges in the upcoming years as we welcome students to our five campuses who have experienced a severe disruption to their education. This session will explore strategies for providing scaffolding for students who may lack some of the skills they need to be successful in rigorous college courses. 

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L 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.

Click here to register. 

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Inclusive Pedagogy
Led by Courtney Ferriter

This session will present strategies for incorporating diversity and inclusion in the classroom. We will discuss various forms of inclusive pedagogy as well as “small teaching” tips to supplement existing pedagogical approaches. 

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L 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.

Click here to register. 

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Faculty as First Responders: The Student Mental Health Crisis
Led by Lori Furbush

The pandemic has exacerbated an already alarming mental health problem on college campuses, and faculty often find themselves drawn into it. This session will discuss how to recognize concerning signs in students and what to do about it. 

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L 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.

Click here to register. 

Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Remembering How to Teach in 3D: Strategies to Promote Engaging and Productive Classroom Discussion
Led by Kelly McFaden

Did you know there are lots of ways to hold a classroom discussion? This session will focus on strategies, methods, and outcomes of various pedagogical approaches centered of facilitating classroom discussion for both small and large classrooms. 

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L 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.

Click here to register. 

Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Building Rapport in the Classroom: Why do we need it, and how do we achieve it?
Led by Lori Furbush

A warm, friendly classroom environment has been shown to impact student success. But how do we create such an environment? This session will discuss ways to create rapport between faculty and students and foster a class atmosphere that students enjoy.

This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L 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.

Click here to register. 

New Faculty Institute/Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 12, 2021
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Blue Ridge Campus | Nathan Price
Cumming Campus |  Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus |  Kelly McFaden
Gainesville Campus |  Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus |  Courtney Ferriter
This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI)/ Teaching Conversations.
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI/TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI/TC certificate.

Click here to register. 

New Faculty Institute/Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, March 8, 2021
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Blue Ridge Campus | Nathan Price
Cumming Campus |  Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Kelly McFaden
Gainesville Campus | Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus |  Courtney Ferriter
This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI)/ Teaching Conversations.
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI/TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI/TC certificate.

Click here to register. 

New Faculty Institute/Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, February 8, 2021
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Blue Ridge Campus | Nathan Price
Cumming Campus | Facilitator Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Facilitator Kelly McFaden
Gainesville Campus | Facilitator Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Facilitator Courtney Ferriter
This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI)/ Teaching Conversations.
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI/TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI/TC certificate.

Click here to register. 

New Faculty Institute/Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, November 9, 2020
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom on D2L

Blue Ridge Campus | Nathan Price
Cumming Campus |  Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus |  Kelly McFaden
Gainesville Campus |  Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Courtney Ferriter
This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Zoom on D2L with facilitators from all five campuses together.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI)/ Teaching Conversations.
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI/TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI/TC certificate.

Click here to register. 

New Faculty Institute/Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, October 12, 2020
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Blackboard Collaborate – Campus-Specific breakouts

Cumming Campus | Facilitator Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Facilitator Kelly McFaden
Gainesville Campus | Facilitator Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Facilitator Courtney Ferriter
This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Blackboard Collaborate (BbC) with campus-specific breakouts.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI)/ Teaching Conversations.
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI/TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI/TC certificate.

Click here to register. 

New Faculty Institute/Teaching Conversations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, September 14, 2020
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Blackboard Collaborate – Campus-Specific breakouts

Cumming Campus | Facilitator Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Facilitator Kelly McFaden
Gainesville Campus | Facilitator Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Facilitator Courtney Ferriter
This series of six workshops across the full academic year will be offered virtually on Blackboard Collaborate (BbC) with campus-specific breakouts.

Click here to register. 

This session is offered as part of the New Faculty Institute (NFI)/ Teaching Conversations.
Faculty who successfully participate in NFI/TC sessions and complete a reflective statement may qualify for the NFI/TC certificate.

Click here to register. 

Teaching Conversations 2019-20 (Webinar)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday April 20, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

UPDATE: ALL Teaching Conversations have been moved to webinar.
Please contact CTLL at ctll@ung.edu for webinar information and registration. Limited space is available.

*Multiple topics for webinar format.
Cumming Campus | *Webinar | Led by Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | *Webinar | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | *Webinar | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | *Webinar | Led by Shane Toepfer

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.

Teaching Conversations 2019-20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday March 16, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

UPDATE: ALL Teaching Conversations have been moved to webinar. 
Please contact CTLL at ctll@ung.edu for webinar information and registration. Limited space is available.
*Multiple topics for webinar format.
Cumming Campus | *Webinar | Led by Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | *Webinar | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | *Webinar | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | *Webinar | Led by Shane Toepfer

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.

Teaching Conversations 2019-20

Monday February 17, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

Cumming Campus | Classroom 162 | Led by Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Hansford 209 | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | Nesbitt 3203 | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Classroom 320 | Led by Shane Toepfer

Register here.

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.

Teaching Conversations 2019-20

Monday November 18, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

Cumming Campus | Classroom 162 | Led by Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Hansford 209 | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | Nesbitt 3203 | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Classroom 320 | Led by Shane Toepfer

Register here.

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.

Teaching Conversations 2019-20

 

Monday October 21, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

Cumming Campus | Classroom 162 | Led by Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Hansford 209 | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | Nesbitt 3203 | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Classroom 320 | Led by Shane Toepfer

Register here.

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.

Teaching Conversations 2019-20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday September 16, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

Cumming Campus | Classroom 162 | Led by Lori Furbush
Dahlonega Campus | Hansford 209 | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | Nesbitt 3203 | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Classroom 320 | Led by Shane Toepfer

Register here.

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.

Teaching Conversations (April Meeting)

Monday, April 8, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Monthly meeting of campus faculty for discussion on teaching and learning in the college classroom

Cumming Campus | Now on Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Dahlonega Campus | Hansford 209 | Led by Rebecca Johnston
Gainesville Campus | Nesbitt 3203 | Led by Jennifer Williford
Oconee Campus | Classroom 320 | Katherine Kipp

Register here.

For more details about topics, see the CTLL Teaching Conversation Series webpage.