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Professional Development Events

October 19, 2021

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence for Supervisors

October 19, 2021 at 10:00am12:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

This session will introduce the components of Emotional Intelligence, explore the personal and professional benefits of Emotional Intelligence, provide clarity for understanding the connection…

October 20, 2021

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White Denison Showcase | Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies

October 20, 2021 at 5:30pmOctober 21, 2021 at 7:30pm EDT

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The Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies is proud to announce the White Denison Showcase! All current and past students of CRS 325 & 225 are invited to participate for the chance…

October 21, 2021

Leading Effective Classroom Discussion? Questions Are the Answer

October 21, 2021 at 5:00pm6:15pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

One of the critical features of an active learning environment revolves around students having opportunities to engage in productive classroom discussions about important concepts. Classroom…

October 22, 2021

Social Work Practice Fellows 2021-2022

October 22, 2021 at 9:00amMarch 11, 2022 at 12:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

A Professional Development Program for Social Work Supervisors of Direct Practice across the Life Course The School of Social Work in Falk College, an approved provider of continuing education for…

Visual Thinking Strategies

October 22, 2021 at 10:00am11:00am EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Join Amy Schmidt, Program Coordinator and Instructor in the Citizenship & Civic Engagement program at the Maxwell School, to discover Visual Thinking Strategies, a fun and simple way to engage…

Networking With ECS Alumni

October 22, 2021 at 11:00am12:00pm EDT

Link Hall, 331

Come learn about the many opportunities to connect with our ECS alumni! We will review our Alumni Connections Program and Job Shadow Program, as well tips on how to network with alumni on LinkedIn…

Rethinking the Disability Paradigm: The University Community Working Together

October 22, 2021 at 1:00pm4:00pm EDT

Hall of Languages, 500

What do you need to know about disabled students and co-workers? This workshop will answer this question and many more that you didn’t know to ask! What does able-bodied privilege mean? How does it…

TA Program workshop: “Why Active Learning Techniques are Important for Teaching Assistants”

October 22, 2021 at 2:00pm3:30pm EDT

Lyman Hall, 132

Are you a TA or would like to be one? Have you heard of Active Learning, but are not quite sure what it is? Are you interested in incorporating Active Learning into your discussion sections, but have…

Brave Space Coffee Hour

October 22, 2021 at 3:00pm4:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

A Time to Discuss Higher Education Topics with Faculty Colleagues You are invited to attend Brave Space Coffee Hour. In these Zoom-based sessions, you can discuss topics relevant to higher education…

October 25, 2021

Visual Thinking Strategies

October 25, 2021 at 2:00pm3:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Join Amy Schmidt, Program Coordinator and Instructor in the Citizenship & Civic Engagement program at the Maxwell School, to discover Visual Thinking Strategies, a fun and simple way to engage…

October 27, 2021

Building Awareness and Confidence in using Pronouns & Preferred Names

October 27, 2021 at 10:00am12:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe…

October 29, 2021

Navigating Academia as a Person of Color

October 29, 2021 at 12:00pm1:15pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

This panel will bring together diverse voices to share the wide range of experiences people of color have in the academy. Our goal is to share strategies, skills, and ideas that assist attendees with…

Online and Hybrid Learning: Challenges and Opportunities

October 29, 2021 at 3:15pm4:45pm EDT

Lyman Hall, 132 and Virtual (See event details)

Teaching an online or hybrid course is very different than teaching students exclusively face-to-face. Learning to effectively use instructional technologies is part of the challenge. So is…

November 5, 2021

Engaging Students in Assessment Process

November 5, 2021 at 12:00pm1:30pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Capturing student voices and providing opportunities for students to actively participate in the assessment process is mutually beneficial to both faculty and students. In this session, we will…

TA Program workshop: “Lesson & Lecture Working Group”

November 5, 2021 at 12:00pm2:00pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Anxious about giving your first full lecture? Interested in experimenting with the structure of your discussion section? Try workshopping it first, getting the support and input of your fellow…

November 9, 2021

Performance Partnership for Supervisors

November 9, 2021 at 9:30am11:30am EST

Virtual (See event details)

The Supervisor session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member is productive and…

Brave Space Coffee Hour

November 9, 2021 at 10:00am11:00am EST

Virtual (See event details)

A Time to Discuss Higher Education Topics with Faculty Colleagues You are invited to attend Brave Space Coffee Hour. In these Zoom-based sessions, you can discuss topics relevant to higher education…

Boren Awards Information Session

November 9, 2021 at 4:00pm5:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

The Boren Awards offers up to $20,000 for undergrads and up to $25,000 for graduate students to fund language-based study abroad programs that focus on languages critical to U.S. national security.…

November 12, 2021

Equity in Assessment for Academic Programs

November 12, 2021 at 11:00am12:00pm EST

Virtual (See event details)

“Assessment, if not done with equity in mind, privileges and validates certain types of learning and evidence of learning over others, can binder the validation of multiple means of demonstration,…

How the Figures Tell the Story: BioInspired Scientific Figure Design Workshop

November 12, 2021 at 12:30pm2:00pm EST

Life Sciences Complex, 215 and Virtual (See event details)

This workshop will cover the “figures telling the story” concept via a best-practices presentation, activities, and discussion. The faculty team of Jessica MacDonald and Jen Schwarz is…