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Cetl Faculty Liaison Meeting, October 10, 2008


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  • 1. Faculty Liaisons Meeting October 10, 2008
  • 2.
    • Open access opportunities
  • 3.
    • October 22, session on Writing to Learn
      • Dr. Derrick Virgil
      • 12.30pm
    • November 12, Session on Global Understanding Project
      • Study abroad group – Chile
      • 12.30pm
  • 4.
    • One topic every other week
    • 1pm to 2pm
    • R.J. Reynolds Center, room 138
    • Will start October 23 rd , 2008
    • Topics will include:
      • Active learning with discussion boards, blogs and wikis
      • Keeping your students informed with Bb
      • Monitoring your class success with Bb statistics
      • Learning units / stepping students through the process
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • Funding opportunities for full time faculty who want to attend or present at TLC in USA
      • Preference will be given to presenters and first-time TLC attendees.
      • Up to 2 out-of-state, or 2regional + 1national TLC
      • Registration fee + hotel + travel
    • Attendee/department pays all other expenses
    • Department should support funding request
    • Attendee should post lessons learned in TLC blog, socialize knowledge with colleagues, and deliver copy of travel documents to CETL
  • 7.
    • Will be a blended course over a year spam
    • Develops competence for
      • Use of Blackboard for teaching
      • Active learning syllabus redesign
      • Face-to-face interaction
      • Electronic resources
      • Teaching strategies
      • Learning Assessment skills
      • Instructional design skills
      • Web 2.0 for teaching
      • Other topics as needed
  • 8.
    • Develops competence for:
      • Setting up and facilitating “from the side” online pragmatic dialogues.
      • Selecting and integrating technologies into teaching
      • Revising course syllabi for active learning with support of technology
    • Seven week blended training
      • Introductory face-to-face session
      • Six week of online discussions and reflections
      • Personalized advise for course syllabus redesign
    • Offered three times per year.
  • 9.
    • Standards for evaluating distance learning courses
    • Focuses on three major categories (types of standards)
      • Essential (17)
      • Very Important (11)
      • Important (12)
    • A score of 72/85 is required for a DL course to meet QM standards
    • Under consideration by a committee from the Provost Council
  • 10.  
  • 11.
    • Fosters research-based teaching innovations
    • Integrates research with teaching
      • Requires IRB authorizations
      • Generates knowledge about teaching interventions
      • Feeds paper o video-paper writing
    • Offered as a yearly activity
      • Two day face-to-face workshop
      • Research proposal
      • Research implementation over Fall semester
      • Paper or video-paper at the end of the process
  • 12.
    • 10 faculty members
    • Working on adding audio to courses in Bb
    • Also will include adding video to courses through embedded links
  • 13.
    • Purpose: To improve classroom interaction
      • Immediate feedback
      • Attendance call
      • On the way surveys / quizzes
    • Priorities:
      • High DFW courses
      • Hard to teach courses/ hard to learn units
      • Pilot experiences
  • 14.
    • Purposes:
      • To support collaborative, experiential and inquiry-based learning in Anatomy and Physiology classes
      • To learn from one-on-one computing in classroom setting
    • Technology provided
      • Tablet PC machines
      • Simulators
      • DyKnow collaborative and course management software
  • 15.
    • Ensures books + digital manipulative for every student
      • Includes models and simulators to promote reflective inquiry
      • Includes clickers to promote active classroom participation
    • Will produce a digital portfolio and a final report
      • Teaching strategies + reflection
      • Students’ learning + reflections
      • Lessons learned + action lines
  • 16.
    • Global understanding curriculum
      • Goal: to share cultural and discipline-specific knowledge and experiences in a real-time virtual classroom
      • Participants: business schools from universities located in the following countries: Sweden, Turkey, Greece, Spain, England, Italy, and France
      • Rationale: WSSU students will gain culturally-relevant knowledge about conducting business in other countries without incurring the cost of traveling abroad. Students will be better equipped with the tools to adapt to an ever-changing world
  • 17.  
  • 18.
    • Purpose
      • Develop a central database, for faculty to record their teaching, scholarship, and service activities
      • To allow administrators access to organized reports about faculty teaching, scholarship, and service activities
      • To meet requirements of accrediting agencies as it relates to reporting and access to information about teaching, scholarship, and service activities
  • 19.
    • To be developed in collaboration with LIFE center
      • Collaborative definition of courses to be produced
      • Shared framework + strategies
      • WSSU will design, implement and test one course
      • Each partner will produce and test one course
    • LIFE Center is a network of R+D organizations
      • Leaders: U. Washington, Stanford U, SRI
      • Participants: 7other universities, WSSU included
      • Sponsor: NSF, 5 years
  • 20.
    • Survey was applied
    • Purpose
      • To provide a Blackboard infrastructure where faculty can go to engage in discussions with each other about writing strategies to improve students’ writing skills.
      • To provide writing resources for faculty
      • To provide ongoing external writing consultant collaboration from which faculty can benefit
      • To provide ongoing internal writing consultant collaboration from which faculty can benefit
  • 21.
    • Have a great fall break