Past Events: Spring 2017

Tools of the Trade:

These workshops are offered twice so that you may choose the session which works best for you. They deal with the tools we use that support our teaching and our students' learning.

Open Access Textbooks and Resources: What the Library Can Do for You

January 17 and 18: 2:30-3:30 pm, 208 Self Hall
Presenters: Mr. John Upchurch and Ms. Hanrong Wang

EvaluationKIT: JSU's New Course Evaluation Tool

February 8 and 9: 2:30-3:30 pm, 208 Self Hall
Presenters: Dr. Chris Inman and Dr. Lori Hill

Learning Assessment Techniques: Applying Just-in-Time Assessments to Increase Learning

March 7 and 8: 2:30-3:30, 208 Self Hall

Spring Book Club: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night

April 5 and 6: 2:30-3:30 pm, 208 Self Hall

Digital Measures: The Importance of Your Professional Portfolio

May 15 and 16, 2:30-3:30 pm, 208 Self Hall

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

The best teachers began as learners. This spring, let's take a few steps as learners. The following sessions are meant to be fun, perhaps a bit challenging, and hopefully, they will lead to meaningful conversation about the ways that we learn.

Foldscope Workshop: Art and Microscopy

January 27, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Presenter: Allison McElroy
Lunch will be served and art supplies will be provided.

Play the Ukelele in One Easy Lesson

February 22, 2:30-4:30 pm, 208 Self Hall
Presenter: Dr. Kevin Mobbs

All the World's a Stage: Using Improv in the Classroom

March 29, 2:30-4:30 pm, 208 Self Hall
Presenter: Michael Boynton

Graduate Teaching Assistant Training Institute

This institute is open to all GTAs. Our plenary session will be held on Thursday, January 26, 3:00-5:00 pm, in 208 Self Hall. Topics to be discussed will include course management and record keeping, leading effective discussions, and identifying resources for struggling students.