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Faculty Center Events

 

September 2018

Classes Start - Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

Talking about Student Evaluation Results: What to Say and How to Say It

Explore ways to communicate about rating results using three scenarios based on common situations, with the goal of making the exchange a constructive conversation about teaching and learning.

WHEN:  Thursday September 13, 2018; 2:00-3:15pm

WHERE:  James 3091B

Please use this link to RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/8iGujUZw8mJ4Tc163

Faculty Online Teaching CourseFall Session

September 25-November 19, 2018
If interested or have questions, contact Carla Sbrana at sbrana@rowan.edu.

To register, go to Rowan Marketplace.

Mid-Semester Focus Signups

MSFs for fall 2018 will be scheduled and conducted during weeks 6 (October 8), 7 (October 15), and 8 (October 22) of the fall semester. Space is limited. To sign up, use this Google Form. If you have questions, please contact Natalie Kautz (kautzn@rowan.edu) in the Faculty Center.

The Innovations in Teaching Using Technology Grant

This grant is principally targeted to initiatives that are innovative, scalable, adaptable, and applicable to teaching. Pre-tenured and tenured faculty on Glassboro Campus are eligible. Award amount: ranges up to $2000. The deadline for the application is September 30, 2018.

 


October 2018 

Mid-Semester Focus Signups

MSFs for fall 2018 will be scheduled and conducted during weeks 6 (October 8), 7 (October 15), and 8 (October 22) of the fall semester. Space is limited. To sign up, use this Google Form. If you have questions, please contact Natalie Kautz (kautzn@rowan.edu) in the Faculty Center.

 

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

An Integrated Approach to Student Exams

Discover simple strategies you can use every day, whether online or in the classroom, to ensure exams are not simply perceived as grade-generating mechanisms but instead recognized as enriched learning tools that will have a significant impact on student success.

WHEN:  Thursday October 4, 2018; 12:30-1:45pm

WHERE:  Memorial 169 (ATTIC)

Please use this link to RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/8iGujUZw8mJ4Tc163

 

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

Understanding and Educating Generation Z Students (rebroadcast)

Millions of Generation Z individuals are entering higher education or the workplace, but most faculty and academic professionals understand very little about their learning styles and what makes them tick. This seminar will help you understand how Generation Z is transforming your campus culture and how this generation will represent your institution as future alumni.

WHEN:  Monday, October 15, 2018; 12:30-1:45pm

WHERE:  Memorial 169 (ATTIC)

Please use this link to RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/8iGujUZw8mJ4Tc163

 

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

Grading Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity and Rigor

Increase student motivation, produce higher-quality student work, and encourage student responsibility and academic integrity, all while making assessment less stressful for students and simplifying the grading process for themselves.

WHEN:  Thursday, October 25, 2018; 2:00-3:15pm

WHERE:  Memorial 169 (ATTIC)

Please use this link to RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/8iGujUZw8mJ4Tc163

The Frances R. Lax Fund for Faculty Development 

Provides stipends to probationary, full-time tenure track faculty who are in the second year of service for professional development activities including: conference registration, academic travel, or academic materials. The award is available for the spring semester. Application deadline October 31, 2018. Award amount: $1000.00 each for up to 13 recipients. 

 


November 2018

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity

Faculty members and course designers must foster academic integrity in their own courses and across campus. This webinar will share concrete practices that you can use tomorrow to communicate expectations clearly for ethical conduct, which is much more effective than to have to catch cheaters after the fact.

WHEN:  Thursday, November 8, 2018; 2:00-3:15pm

WHERE:  Memorial 169 (ATTIC)

Please use this link to RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/8iGujUZw8mJ4Tc163

 

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

Why Students Cheat and What We Can Do

This seminar prepares you to implement changes that will reduce the incentive and opportunity for students to cheat in your courses. Discover what you need to do to reframe your attitudes about and revise your approach to academic dishonesty.

WHEN:  Thursday, November 15, 2018; 11:00-12:15pm

WHERE:  Memorial 169 (ATTIC)

Please use this link to RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/8iGujUZw8mJ4Tc163

 

November  - December - The online “Student Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness” is now available in Banner. 

Students can access the survey to evaluate their Fall 2018 classes now through _____ . Instructors must FIRST submit a request for their students to have access.

Please remind students that results are anonymous, and do not go to professors/instructors until after grades are submitted.

For instructions, ways to increase student participation, location of computer labs, and more information, go to Student Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness.


December 2018

New T&R Workshop

 


January 2019

The Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award 

The purpose of the award is to honor one permanent faculty member with an outstanding record of teaching and a sustained record of commitment to student learning. Nomination deadline is January 1, 2019.  Award amount: $4000.00

Spring Semester Begins

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Faculty Center Presents: Magna mini-series - 


February 2019

The Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award 

The purpose of the award is to honor one permanent faculty member with an outstanding record of teaching and a sustained record of commitment to student learning. Application deadline is February 1, 2019. Award amount: $4000.00 The award is presented at a ceremony in April. 

Mid-Semester Focus

MSFs for Spring 2019 will be conducted weeks 6, 7, and 8 for those interested. Space is limited. If interested, please contact Natalie Kautz (kautzn@rowan.edu) in the Faculty Center.

Faculty Online Teaching Course - Spring Session

February 12-April 8, 2019 
If interested, contact Carla Sbrana at sbrana@rowan.edu for more information.

To register, go to the Rowan Online Marketplace.

T and R Information Session - for candidates - "the process"

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series - 

 


 

March 2019

Spring Break - March 18 - 23, 2019

 

 


 

April 2019

Registrar Roundtable Sessions 

 

Rowan Teaching Connection (RTC) Spring Mini-Conference

 

Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series

 

The Wall of Fame Awards 

WHEN:
WHERE: Chamberlain Student Center, Ballroom


May 2019

 

Faculty Online Teaching Course - Summer Session

June 4-July 29, 2019
If interested, contact Carla Sbrana at sbrana@rowan.edu for more information. To register, go to the Rowan Marketplace.


June 2019 

6/30/19 - Frances Johnson Junior Faculty Innovation in Teaching Application Due

The Frances S. Johnson Junior Faculty Innovative Teaching Award was established by Dr. Sanford Tweedie to recognize junior faculty who challenge their students in unique, important and interesting ways. This award is presented during New Faculty Orientation in August. Application deadline June 30, 2019. Award amount: $350.00 plus $500.00 educational materials stipend.