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CETL's Summer Institutes 2009

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Opportunites for WSSU faculty members

Opportunites for WSSU faculty members

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  • 1. W2T2: Take Five: A Faculty Institute on Web 2.0 Tools for Teaching CETL Instructional Improvement June 2 through June 5, 2009 June 15th through June 19th, 2009 9.00am to 3.30pm Summer 9:00am-3:30 pm Rm. 203, O’Kelly Library Rm. 127 O’Kelly Library INSTITUTES This summer institute seeks to help faculty : (1) explore The purpose of the institute is to help faculty utilize student evaluations toward improving instruction, Web 2.0 tools to enhance their teaching and (2) find thus promoting student academic success. The insti- which ones could add value to their online or blended FOR FACULTY tute will be facilitated by Dr. Carolyn Anderson and courses. Sessions will be facilitated by Dr. Alvaro Galvis, CETL faculty. Faculty will engage in dialogue around CETL staff, and faculty with W2T2 expertise. their classroom dynamics and receive feedback from colleagues regarding the perceptions and realities of Upon completion of the institute, proposals will be ac- teaching. cepted for course revisions that reflect use of W2T2 strategies. A maximum of 20 proposals will be selected The institute’s learning experiences will address: for Fall 2009 implementation. • Classroom management The institute’s learning experiences will address: • Instructional methods • Student engagement Web 2.0 tools for fostering learning communities and • Instructional feedback for supporting active learning with technology tools. CETL’s desired outcomes CETL’s desired outcomes Faculty will demonstrate: Faculty will: ds: • Do a self-assessment and interpretation of their tipen • greater awareness of available Web 2.0 technologies an d S teaching and learning styles for course enhancement RFPs side! • Develop improved teaching strategies for the • ee in competence in the selection of appropriate Web Fall semester. S 2.0 tools for selected courses • Faculty will: ability to utilize at least 3 new Web 2.0 technologies • Develop and submit to CETL, a plan for im- for course enhancement proving 5 pedagogical measures on the teaching Register NOW at the CETL website Faculty will submit revised course syllabus that reflects evaluation (student ) form or call 750-8723 for information. integration of Web 2.0 tools $375 Stipend ($75/per diem, with full attendance only) Open to all faculty teaching in Fall 2009. $300 Stipend ($75/per diem, with full attendance only) Limited seats per institute. Additional $1125 stipend awarded in Additional $1200 stipend awarded in January 2010 January 2010 to those faculty to those faculty who complete Web 2.0 initiatives who complete improvement initiatives and related reports/presentations. and related narrative/presentation Please bring a copy of your course syllabus Please bring a copy of your teaching evaluation for your own use; not to be shared. CETL office: Room 202 O’Kelly Library, WSSU
  • 2. CREWT: ARI: WTL: Course Re-design with Technology Writing to Learn Action Research Institute May 26 through May 29, 2009 June 12, 2009 May 18 and 19, 2009 9:00 am to 3:30 pm 9:00 am until 3:30 pm 9:00 am to 3:30pm. Rm. 329 O’Kelly Library Rm. 203 O’Kelly Library Rm. 127 O’Kelly Library The purpose of this institute is to help faculty integrate ap- The purpose of this institute is to teach faculty tech- This institute facilitated by Dr. Edwin Bell of the School propriate technologies and active learning strategies into niques for improving students’ critical thinking skills of Education and Human Performance is designed to identified courses. Sessions will be facilitated by CETL through writing in any class. The institute will be fa- teach faculty the steps involved in the scholarship of staff, faculty advocates and education specialists with pub- cilitated by Dr. Derrick Virgil and Ms. Elizabeth Priest teaching and learning (SoTL). Further, it will be the start- lishing companies. All proposals will be reviewed and up to from the Writing Center, in collaboration with WTL ing point for faculty research initiatives. Dr. Carolyn 20 proposals will be accepted. Ms. Shira Hedgepeth is the leaders at WSSU. Dr. Ian Toppin is the CETL con- Anderson will be the lead person at CETL. CETL contact person. tact person. The institute’s learning experiences will address: Upon completion of the institute, proposals will be The institute’s learning experiences will address: accepted for course revisions that reflect use of WTL • • Technology integration within an existing syllabus What is Action Research? strategies. A maximum of 20 proposals will be se- • • When and how do I apply for IRB approval? Incorporating active learning through 1) careful select- lected for Fall 2009 implementation. • What must I do to conduct the research? tion of learning experiences and assignments, and 2) • How do I evaluate the findings? use of a rubric that articulates levels of performance or • The institute’s learning experiences will address: How do I report my findings? contribution. • • students’ responses to reading assignments Blackboard: Course management tools • critical thinking skills • Instructional Technology decision-making • CETL’s desired outcomes classroom participation • feedback on difficult to learn topics • student collaboration Faculty will CETL’s desired outcomes • identify a specific teaching challenge to be investi- CETL’s desired outcomes gated. Faculty will • determine appropriate data collection methods. • complete syllabus re-design with technology Faculty will demonstrate greater understanding of: • submit a plan that details instructional reform, via • developed a Blackboard course shell with appropriate • technology integration, in at least one Fall 2009 class critical thinking skills technologies • submit 1st draft of research proposal by June 15, • • add rubrics to the syllabus to clearly link levels of per- WTL intervention strategies 2009. • formance to assigned grades WTL activities that fit selected courses • become more informed regarding technology and text- Stipend: $150 (@$75/per diem, with full attendance) Faculty will submit a plan to integrate WTL concepts book decisions in Fall 2009 courses Additional $ 2850 stipend awarded in January 2010 Stipend: $300 (@$75/per diem, with full attendance) to those faculty who complete Stipend: $75 (with full attendance) research projects and related reports/presentations Additional $ 1200 stipend awarded in January 2010 Additional $925 stipend awarded in to those faculty who complete Please bring the syllabus that is to be enhanced to the January 2010 to those faculty who complete course/syllabus redesigns and related reports/presentations institute. WTL initiatives and related reports/presentations Please bring a copy of your syllabus, book adoption

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