CET Calendar of Events

CET Events for Spring 2023

It’s Your First Day of Class (online session)

Jan 27, 1-3 pm
Please join the Interim Director of Faculty Development Brian Fallon and CET Coordinator Jeffrey Riman for this session designed to launch the Fall 2022 semester.  Topics include; Tips on teaching, preparation and planning for your first day and beyond,  creating a syllabus, and innovative ideas for getting the semester off to a great start!  It’s Your First Day of Class! is a “must” for new and returning faculty. This is an online event, please join 5 minutes prior to start. 
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Designing assignments to engage students in meaningful research,
February 9, 12:15-1:45 pm

Join Miyo Sandlin-FIT Library,  Sarah Blazer-Writing, and Speaking Studio and Meg Joseph-Global Fashion Management.

How do you get your students to conduct meaningful research and build information literacy? For faculty across all disciplines, this interactive workshop will provide participants with a suite of resources, practices, and assignments they can tailor to their purposes and subject areas.  RSVP required space is limited RSVP HERE

Rubrics Workshop: Create, Design or Revise a Rubric:
Save the date, March 23, 2023, 12 - 2 pm

This hands-on workshop will assist faculty in drafting a new rubric or refining an existing one.  After the facilitators present an overview on tips for creating successful rubrics, participants will break into small groups to work on rubrics.  Faculty should bring a rubric they’d like to update, or an assignment for which they’d like to create a rubric, as well as the course learning outcomes.   Workshop led by Carolyn Comiskey, Executive Director of Assessment; Meg Joseph, Associate Professor, Global Fashion Management; and Sarah Mullins, Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair, Footwear and Accessories Design.

Designing and supporting student presentations,
Date April 13, 2023, 12 - 2 pm

Join Stephen Keating-Writing, and Speaking Studio as we explore constructive ways to design and support student presentations. 

Faculty-Student Roundtables, March 9, 2023 Noon - 2 pm Save the date

The other side of the assignment.  Details to be updated.

 

Future Events

Designing Compelling Assignments  (3 Exemplars) Date to come

Join Dan Beckendorf-Liberal Ars and Sciences, Jeffrey Riman CET, and Ruth Jeyaveeran-Textile Surface Design who will share examples of successful assignments used in their teaching practice. Workshop with faculty to review and improve how they design their assignments to promote deeper thinking, reflection and research.

Adjunct Summer Institute: Save the date, June 1, 2023 10 am - 4 pm

 

Past Events

Spotlight: experts talk {equitable} writing & speaking pedagogy
October 13  and  November 3. 
RSVP t o:  [email protected]
Featured Faculty: 

Lolita Alford, Advertising & Marketing Communications
Nurhayat Bilge, English & Communication Studies
Delphine Horvath, Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing
Meg Joseph, Global Fashion Management
Marie Lorenz, Fine Arts
Paul Melton, Art Market Studies

 

Teaching With and Without Technology Certificate Program

August 17 & 18, 10am - Noon.  Space is limited use this link to register.
Please join CET Coordinator, Jeffrey Riman, and special guests for a two-day certificate program that will explore how teaching with and without technology can improve classroom engagement. Explore and evaluate a wide spectrum of technologies and their analog counterparts.  Attendees who complete both workshops and create a reflective teaching portfolio will receive a certificate of completion. To attend you must be comfortable with basic computer use. Please register to attend. Workshop Outcomes. 

  • Demonstrate greater skills and awareness of teaching with/without technology.
  • Identify appropriate technologies and strategies for the learning space.
  • Improve student engagement and retention
  • Assess self-growth with regard to teaching with technology. 

It’s Your First Day of Class

August 25, 1-3 pm
Please join CET Coordinator Jeffrey Riman and Katelyn Prager,  English and Communication Studies for this session designed to launch the Fall 2022 semester.  Topics include; Tips on teaching, preparation and planning for your first day and beyond,  creating a syllabus, and innovative ideas for getting the semester off to a great start!  It’s Your First Day of Class! is a “must” for new and returning faculty. This is an online event, please join 5 minutes prior to start. 
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Create a Digital Syllabus: 30-minute hands-on workshop


August 24, Noon-12:30 pm (add to calendar) August 26, 10:00 am-10:30 am (add to calendar)
The course syllabus is an essential part of every course that provides students with the information they need to understand the course, its policies, and outcomes. Concourse is a tool to create and manage course syllabi that includes the most up-to-date information and resources for you and your students. Join a 30-minute workshop to get started. 
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