LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

September 13  

eLearning & Distance Education

Join the UAF eLearning Instructional Design Team to learn about all of the services offered by this academic support unit. eLearning's Instructional Designers offer twice weekly Open Labs as well as weekly iTeach+ Workshops that will improve your teaching from the ground up, but that's just the beginning; from equipment loans to week-long intensive training, their team of experts understand what new faculty need to be productive. Join Faculty Development Coordinator Madara Mason along with other members of eLearning for pizza and a tour of their space and a tour of all they can do for you.

1:00-2:00 pm

Bunnell Building basement, east end.

 Sept 18  

University Women's Association offers Fall Welcome Tea
The University Women's Association will hold a Fall Welcome Tea for the university community on Sunday, Sept. 18. Everyone is welcome, especially new faculty members and past scholarship recipients. Please bring a friend.

The tea will be from 2-4 p.m. at University House, 431 Gold Dust Drive, located off Yankovich Road. The theme is "Together we can create something beautiful," and attendees are encouraged to bring a flower or branch to add to a group bouquet.

RSVPs are appreciated. Call Cynthia at 457-4428 or Carol at 455-4577.

UWA is a social and service organization whose goal is to benefit the university community. UWA provides thousands of dollars in UAF scholarships each year from the proceeds of its annual holiday bazaar.

September 20  

12th Annual Women Faculty Luncheon

Speaker: Dr. Susan Henrichs, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

12:30-2:00 pm

Wood Center ballroom

Please RSVP by September 12, 2016
to Jayne Harvie, 474-7964, jbharvie@alaska.edu

September 22

Thursday

 

Chancellor's Convocation

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Davis Concert Hall

September 27  

Using Augmented Reality in the classroom

There are many augmented reality devices such as goggles, glasses, projections; we will focus on mobile devices such as phones and tablets for this session. The potential for using AR in the classroom is huge. For example: Discovery, Skills Training, Spatial Learning, Impossible Interactions, and Engaging Reading Experiences.

Jennifer Moss, eLearning Center Instructional Designer

1:00 - 2:00 pm

340 RASM

October 4  

Libraries presentation

340 RASM

1:00 - 2:00 pm

October 11  

Civility in UAF Departments

I will screen the video "Toxic Friday: faculty bullying in higher education" and we will discuss how best to combat this behavior.

1-2pm 222 Bunnell

October 18  

Active Learning Strategies in F2F Courses

We will define active learning, discuss its value, offer suggestions for implementation and I will show you some examples of active learning approaches.

1:00 - 2:00 pm  RASM 340

October 25  

Office of Grants & Contracts Administration presentation.

Rosemary Madnick, ED of OGCA, and Andrew Gray will give a talk about the services their administration offers UAF faculty.

Their PowerPoint presentation will cover many aspects of grants and contracts including:

· joining the OGCA listserv link GCS-L Listserv

· Grant and Contract Research Administration Training/Education (G-CReATE)

· Link to OGCA’s survey monkey for suggestions and comments Customer Satisfaction Survey

· OGCA contact information http://www.uaf.edu/ogca/contact/about/

· OGCA website for resources included in the project lifecycle http://www.uaf.edu/ogca/


If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact:

Rosemary Madnick, Executive Director, Office of Grants and Contracts Administration
rmadnick@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-6446
www. http://uaf.edu/ogca/

1:00 - 2:00 pm 340 RASM

November 1  

Mentoring Luncheon

A lunch for new faculty and their mentors where we look at guidelines and best practices for a good mentoring relationship.

1:00-2:00 pm

Wood Center, Room E/F

November 8  

Mentoring Graduate Students: From studies to career advice

Graduate School dean Mike Castellini will talk on best practices for mentoring grad students.

1:00 - 2:00 pm   RASM 340

November 15  

Syllabus Design workshop

If you are teaching in Spring, please come to this session where I will go over the mandatory guidelines for syllabi, suggest design, show you exemplary syllabi, and give you ideas for text for some of the section in a syllabus.

1:00- 2:00 pm

Venue: tba

November 22  

eLearning & Distance Education

Join Faculty Development Coordinator Madara Mason to learn about all of the services offered by this academic support unit. eLearning's Instructional Designers offer twice weekly Open Labs as well as weekly iTeach+ Workshops that will improve your teaching from the ground up, but that's just the beginning; from equipment loans to week-long intensive training, their team of experts understand what new faculty need to be productive.

1:00-2:00 pm

Bunnell Building basement, west end.

November 24-27   Thanksgiving Break
Office closed December and January
   
February 7    
February 14    
March 13-17   Spring Break
April 21  

Introduction to Scholarly Writing

Dr. Bob Lucas, director of the Center for Scholarly productivity in San Louis Obispo, CA will give a 3-hour workshop.

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Seating is limited to first 25. Please RSVP to me at jfmorrison@alaska.edu

April 22

Saturday

 

Grant Writing

Dr. Bob Lucas will hold a full-day workshop on grant writing.

9:00 - 4:00 pm with lunch provided.

Seating is limited to first 25 faculty. Please RSVP to me at jfmorrison@alaska.edu

 

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