Faculty Liaisons Meeting October 10, 2008
<ul><li>Open access opportunities </li></ul>
<ul><li>October 22, session on Writing to Learn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Derrick Virgil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12.30p...
<ul><li>One topic every other week </li></ul><ul><li>1pm to 2pm  </li></ul><ul><li>R.J. Reynolds Center, room 138 </li></u...
 
<ul><li>Funding opportunities for full time faculty  who want to attend or present at TLC in USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre...
<ul><li>Will be a blended course over a year spam </li></ul><ul><li>Develops competence for  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of ...
<ul><li>Develops competence for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up and facilitating “from the side” online pragmatic dialog...
<ul><li>Standards for evaluating distance learning courses </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on three major categories (types of s...
 
<ul><li>Fosters research-based teaching innovations </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates research with teaching  </li></ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>10 faculty members </li></ul><ul><li>Working on adding audio to courses in Bb </li></ul><ul><li>Also will include ...
<ul><li>Purpose:  To improve classroom interaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Att...
<ul><li>Purposes:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To support collaborative, experiential and inquiry-based learning in Anatomy and ...
<ul><li>Ensures books + digital manipulative for every student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes models and simulators to pro...
<ul><li>Global understanding curriculum  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal: to share cultural and discipline-specific knowledge a...
 
<ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a central database, for faculty to record their teaching, scholarship, and s...
<ul><li>To be developed in collaboration with LIFE center  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative definition of courses to be...
<ul><li>Survey was applied </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide a Blackboard infrastructure where fa...
<ul><li>Have a great fall break </li></ul>
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Cetl Faculty Liaison Meeting, October 10, 2008

  1. 1. Faculty Liaisons Meeting October 10, 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>Open access opportunities </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>October 22, session on Writing to Learn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Derrick Virgil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12.30pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>November 12, Session on Global Understanding Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Study abroad group – Chile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12.30pm </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>One topic every other week </li></ul><ul><li>1pm to 2pm </li></ul><ul><li>R.J. Reynolds Center, room 138 </li></ul><ul><li>Will start October 23 rd , 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Topics will include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active learning with discussion boards, blogs and wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping your students informed with Bb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring your class success with Bb statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning units / stepping students through the process </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Funding opportunities for full time faculty who want to attend or present at TLC in USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preference will be given to presenters and first-time TLC attendees. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 2 out-of-state, or 2regional + 1national TLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration fee + hotel + travel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Attendee/department pays all other expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Department should support funding request </li></ul><ul><li>Attendee should post lessons learned in TLC blog, socialize knowledge with colleagues, and deliver copy of travel documents to CETL </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Will be a blended course over a year spam </li></ul><ul><li>Develops competence for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of Blackboard for teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active learning syllabus redesign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face-to-face interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Assessment skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional design skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 for teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other topics as needed </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Develops competence for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up and facilitating “from the side” online pragmatic dialogues. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selecting and integrating technologies into teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revising course syllabi for active learning with support of technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seven week blended training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductory face-to-face session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Six week of online discussions and reflections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personalized advise for course syllabus redesign </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Offered three times per year. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Standards for evaluating distance learning courses </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on three major categories (types of standards) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential (17) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very Important (11) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important (12) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A score of 72/85 is required for a DL course to meet QM standards </li></ul><ul><li>Under consideration by a committee from the Provost Council </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Fosters research-based teaching innovations </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates research with teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires IRB authorizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generates knowledge about teaching interventions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feeds paper o video-paper writing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Offered as a yearly activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two day face-to-face workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research implementation over Fall semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper or video-paper at the end of the process </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>10 faculty members </li></ul><ul><li>Working on adding audio to courses in Bb </li></ul><ul><li>Also will include adding video to courses through embedded links </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Purpose: To improve classroom interaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance call </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On the way surveys / quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Priorities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High DFW courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hard to teach courses/ hard to learn units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot experiences </li></ul></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Purposes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To support collaborative, experiential and inquiry-based learning in Anatomy and Physiology classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To learn from one-on-one computing in classroom setting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology provided </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tablet PC machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DyKnow collaborative and course management software </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Ensures books + digital manipulative for every student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes models and simulators to promote reflective inquiry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes clickers to promote active classroom participation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Will produce a digital portfolio and a final report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching strategies + reflection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students’ learning + reflections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons learned + action lines </li></ul></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Global understanding curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal: to share cultural and discipline-specific knowledge and experiences in a real-time virtual classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants: business schools from universities located in the following countries: Sweden, Turkey, Greece, Spain, England, Italy, and France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a central database, for faculty to record their teaching, scholarship, and service activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To allow administrators access to organized reports about faculty teaching, scholarship, and service activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To meet requirements of accrediting agencies as it relates to reporting and access to information about teaching, scholarship, and service activities </li></ul></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>To be developed in collaboration with LIFE center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative definition of courses to be produced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared framework + strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WSSU will design, implement and test one course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each partner will produce and test one course </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LIFE Center is a network of R+D organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders: U. Washington, Stanford U, SRI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants: 7other universities, WSSU included </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsor: NSF, 5 years </li></ul></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Survey was applied </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide a Blackboard infrastructure where faculty can go to engage in discussions with each other about writing strategies to improve students’ writing skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide writing resources for faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide ongoing external writing consultant collaboration from which faculty can benefit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide ongoing internal writing consultant collaboration from which faculty can benefit </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. <ul><li>Have a great fall break </li></ul>

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