Faculty Center Presents Magna Mini-series

Faculty Center Presents Magna Mini-series

Faculty Center Presents Magna Mini-series

The Faculty Center has purchased access to live streaming webinars produced by Magna Publications. Members of the Rowan community are invited to come together to view and discuss the live webinars. Magna Online Seminars are live and interactive events that address critical issues facing higher education today. They feature leading educators delivering content-rich presentations.  There will be at least 12 webinars offered between January and December - Attend 4 or more and receive a faculty center certificate for your professional development. Rowan Announcements and emails will be sent advertising each event - please keep an eye out - it will always be titled “Faculty Center Presents: Magna Mini-series”.

To register for the upcoming session(s), complete this form. (Make sure you are logged out of your other Google accounts and logged in with your Rowan credentials to have permission to access this form.)

NOTE: Previously released sessions (see list below) may be viewed on-demand by contacting the Faculty Center, but are not eligible for the certificate. Some of these sessions were not hosted by the Faculty Center, but can be viewed on-demand. 

Upcoming sessions (more will be announced soon)

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)

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)

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)

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) 

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)

Previously released Magna Mini-series sessions:

These can be viewed on-demand by emailing us at facultycenter@rowan.edu. Please use Magna Mini-series in the title and tell us which session you are interested in viewing. **Previously hosted by the Faculty Center.

January 18, 2018 - Creating and Maintaining a Robust Faculty Mentoring Program

January 25, 2018 - Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

** Monday, January 29, 2018 - Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

February 6, 2018 - Create Influence Beyond Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

February 15, 2018 - A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

** Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - Developing an Effective Faculty Evaluation System

March 1, 2018 - Using Motivational Interviewing to Engage and Motivate Faculty

** Thursday, March 8, 2018 - Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

March 15, 2018 - Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

** Thursday, March 29, 2018 - Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

April 4, 2018 - Connect Learning Across Courses with Curriculum Mapping

** Wednesday, April 10, 2018 - Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

** Thursday, April 19, 2018 - Collaborative Learning Approaches that Support Neurodiverse Students

April 26, 2018 - The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development

** Thursday, May 3, 2018 - Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

May 4, 2018 - Flex Learning: Helping Students Choose Their Path to Success

May 10, 2018 - Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

** Thursday, May 17, 2018 - Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

** Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Hacking Multimedia for Effective Learning

** Thursday, June 7, 2018 - What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

June 14, 2018 - Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

** Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - Wake them up! Engaging students in the 21st century classroom 

June 21, 2018 - Strategies and Tactics for Institutionalizing Open Educational Resources

** Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - Effective Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

July 12, 2018 - Teaching About Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in Secular Studies

July 19, 2018 - Building Professionalism in Professional Track Students

** Thursday August 9, 2018 - Understanding and Educating Generation Z Students

** Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Course planning by the calendar

August 23, 2018 - Engage and Empower Students by Using Wikipedia

September 4, 2018 - Policies, practices for Supporting Non-Tenure Track Faculty

September 6, 2018 -Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

** Thursday, September 13, 2018 - Talking about Student Evaluation Results: What to Say and How to Say It