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Pedagogy Workshops


Academic Affairs often invites speakers with expertise on pedagogical issues to conduct workshops for Xavier faculty. 

All faculty are welcome to attend the workshops. However, attendance at most
workshops will be limited to facilitate hands-on participation. If you would like to
attend a workshop, please respond to Kandi Stinson, associate provost for academic affairs  (ext. 4236).

Continental breakfast, lunch or refreshments are usually available at all workshops.


Schedule for 2005-06 Academic Year
Fall Semester

 

McDonald Library Faculty Workshops

 

All workshops held in the 1st Floor Instruction of Xavier Library

Thursdays and Fridays, 1:30 to 2:30pm

 

 “Bibleworks”
August 17

 

 

 “Links to the Library and E-Reserves”
 
September 1, 2

Presenters:  Allison  Morgan, Anne Davies

 

 

“ISI”
September 22, 23
Presenters:  Vicki Young, Patty Greco

 

 

 “TurnItIn”
October 13, 14
 Presenters:  Michelle Early, Betty Porter

 

 

 “RefWorks”
November 3, 4
 Presenters:   Marcia Poggione, Margaret Groeschen

 

 

 “Blogs/RSS”
November 17, 18
 Presenters:  John Stemmer, Daphne Miller, Elaine Cheng

 

 

 “Data Sets”
December 1, 2
Presenters:  John Stemmer, Marty Ferrell

 

Everyone Welcome

                                 More Information – 745-3884

 

Schedule for 2004-05 Academic Year

Spring Semester

 

McDonald Library Faculty Workshops

 

                               Do-It-Yourself E-Reserves

Workshop for anyone who uses e-reserves in class with an overview of the upgraded E-Res system

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:   Tuesday, January 18 – 1:00 to 2:00pm

             Wednesday, January 19 – 3:00 to 4:00pm

Presenters:  Anne Davies and Sidnie Reed

                       

                       

                              Avoid Plagiarism: TurnItIn

Avoid plagiarism by using the library’s plagiarism detection software.

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:    Wednesday, February 2 – 1:30 to 2:30pm

              Thursday, February 3 – 2:30 to 3:30pm

Presenters:  Michelle Early and Marty Ferrell

                       

 

Designing Creative Assignments

A look at assignments that make good use of the library and
 information fluency.

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:    Wednesday, February 23 – 1:30 to 2:30pm

              Thursday, February 24 – 2:30 to 3:30pm

Presenters:  Margaret Groeschen, Betty Porter and Vicki Young

 

                       

Link to the Library In My XU

Bring the library into your personal page on MyXU, the campus portal

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:    Wednesday, March 2 – 1:30 to 2:30pm

              Thursday, March 3 – 2:30 to 3:30pm

Presenters:  Alison Morgan and John Stemmer

                       

 

Effective Legal Research

            Use library resources to answer legal questions.

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:    Wednesday, March 16 – 1:30 to 2:30pm

              Thursday, March 17 – 2:30 to 3:30

Presenters:  Elaine Cheng and Tim McCabe

 

 

Library Resources for New Courses

Learn how to select appropriate books and audiovisuals for a new course or area of concentration

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:    Wednesday, April 6 – 1:30 to 2:30pm

              Thursday, April 7 – 2:30 to 3:30

Presenters:  Patty Greco and Daphne Miller

                       

Get Ready to Publish with RefWorks

Cite your work and create a bibliography with the click of a button!

Where: Library 1st floor instruction room

When:   Wednesday, April 20 – 1:30 to 2:30pm

             Thursday, April 21 – 2:30 to 3:30

Presenters:  Anne Davies and Marcia Poggione

                       

 

                                              Refreshments

                                         Everyone Welcome

                                 More Information – 745-3884

 

 

 

Fall Semester 2004

McDonald Library Faculty Workshops

 

Refworks
You and your students can format a citation and a bibliography in a single click.

Where:  Library 1st floor instruction room

When:  Monday, November 1, 2004, 1:30 p.m.
Presenter:  Marcia Poggione

 

Keeping Current with RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feeds

Get all the current information you need quickly and efficiently.

Where:  Library 1st floor instruction room

When:  Monday, November 29, 2004, 3:00 p.m.

Presenter:  John Stemmer

 

 

 

No pedagogy workshops are planned at this time for the fall semester.

 

Schedule for 2002-03 Academic Year

Fall Semester

No workshops are scheduled for fall 2002. 

 

 

Spring Semester

 

 

Friday,   February 7

Covering Content with Learning Groups and Designing
Effective Group Assignments.

Conducted by Larry Michaelsen, University of Oklahoma.
Morning workshop: 9:00-12:00.
Afternoon workshop: 1:00-4:00.
Cintas Center, Banquet Room 1

To register please contact Izola White.
 

 

 

Schedule for 2001-02 Academic Year 

No workshops are scheduled for fall 2001 or spring 2002. 

We invite you to participate in the E/RS Faculty Mini-Course during the fall 2001 semester.  The course will discuss Colleges and Universities as Citizens by Robert Bringle, Richard Games and Rev. Edward Malloy. Contact Marie Giblin at giblin@xu.edu for more information. 

 

 

Schedule for 2000-01 Academic Year

 

 

 

 

Spring Semester

 

 

 

 

Friday,   February 7

Adults as Learners  (rescheduled from November)    Conducted by Xavier Faculty and Staff.   
1 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Cohen, Room 187. 

 

 

Friday,   February 23

Academic Service Learning:  Myths, Challenges, and Recommendations  Conducted by Jeffrey Howard, Assistant Director for Academic Service-Learning,  University of Michigan.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Cintas Center's Schiff Family Conference Center

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 16

Using Cooperative Activities to Foster Deeper Learning   Conducted by Dr. Barbara Millis, Director of Faculty Development, US Air Force Academy.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Schott 10th Floor.

 

 

 

 

 

Creating a Learning Framework Within Your Own Classroom                                                               Conducted by Dr. Barbara Millis, Director of Faculty Development, US Air Force Academy. 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Schott 10th Floor.

 

 

Grants Workshops conducted by Tim Hanson, president of the Association   of College and University Offices in Washington, D.C.
 All workshops held in Schott 10th Floor.
See April's Grapevine for more details.

 

Wednesday,  April 18

Internationalizing the Curriculum
 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

 

Science and Mathematics - Equipment and  Curriculum Projects and Faculty Projects 
 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                          

 

Academic Service-Learning 
 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.                                                   

Thursday, April 19

Teacher Enhancement Programs
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

 

Developing a Faculty Project
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Fellowships
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 

Getting Your Project Funded: Writing a Successful Proposal
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, April 20

Getting Your Project Funded: Writing a Successful Proposal
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

 

Developing an Institutional/Collaborative Project
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 

 

Fall Semester  

 

 

 

 

Friday, 
September 22

Introduction to Problem-Based Learning 
Conducted by Sheella Mierson, Creative Learning Solutions and University of Delaware.
9:00-4:00 p.m. Cintas Center's Schiff Family Conference Center, Conference Room 2

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 
November 20

Adults as Learners
Conducted by Xavier faculty and staff. 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Cintas Center's Schiff Family Conference Center 

Cancelled- to be rescheduled for the Spring

 


Workshops Conducted During the 1999-00 Academic Year

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 
October 14

Writing, Teaching, and Learning: Incorporating Writing Through the Curriculum. 
Conducted by David Jolliffe, DePaul University.
Morning workshop: 9:30-12:30.
Afternoon workshop: 1:30-4:30.
Schott multipurpose room.

 

 

 

 

Friday, 
November 5

Covering Content with Learning Groups and Designing
Effective Group Assignments.

Conducted by Larry Michaelsen, University of Oklahoma.
Morning workshop: 9:00-12:00.
Afternoon workshop: 1:00-4:00.
Schott multipurpose room.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,
December 1

Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the Classroom
and Transforming Passive Listeners into Creative Thinkers.

Conducted by James Eison, University of South Florida.
Morning workshop: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m..
Afternoon workshop: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Schott multipurpose room.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 
January 20

How to Make Grading Fair, Time-Efficient, and
Effective for Learning.

Conducted by Barbara Walvoord, Univ. of Notre Dame.
1:00-4:30 p.m.
CBA 15

 

 

 

 

Friday, 
March 10
*NOTE
NEW DATE

How to Use the Grading Process for Departmental and
General-Education Assessment.

Conducted by Barbara Walvoord, Univ. of Notre Dame.
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Library Instruction Room.

 

 

 

 

Friday, 
March 17

Getting Discussion Started and Keeping it Going and
Discussion Across Cultural or Gender Differences.

Conducted by Stephen Preskill, Univ. of New Mexico.
Morning workshop: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Afternoon workshop: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Schott Hall, 10th floor

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 
May 10

Teaching With Style: Enhancing Learning By Understanding Teaching And Learning Styles in Technology Oriented as well as Traditional Classrooms
Conducted by Dr. Tony Grasha, University of Cincinnati. 
12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Cohen 194.


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Workshops Conducted During 1998-99 Academic Year

January 15, 1999

Writing, Teaching, and Learning: Incorporating
Writing Through the Curriculum.

Conducted by David Jolliffe,
DePaul University.

 

 

March 19, 1999

Experiences and Lessons Learned in Using
Learning Space.

Conducted by Brad Wheeler,
Indiana University.

 

 

April 9, 1999

The Fundamentals of Oral Presentations and
Assessing Presentations and Providing Effective
Feedback.

Conducted by Michael Cronin and George Grice,
Radford University.

 

 

May 10 and 
11, 1999

LearningSpace training.
Conducted by GlobalServe Corporation

 

 

May 14, 1999

Finding Out How Well Students Are Learning What
We're Teaching and Assessing Student Learning at
the Course and Department Levels.

Conducted by Tom Angelo,
DePaul University


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