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 approximately 12 webinars offered between January and June - 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”.

All the events take place at 2 p.m. with the location to be announced.

To register for the upcoming session ONLY, complete this form. You must register for each session individually - and can only register for the upcoming one now.  (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.)

To access the materials for the upcoming 2018 Webinars and previously hosted Webinars, please click here and login. NOTE: Previously hosted sessions (see list below) may be viewed on-demand by contacting the Faculty Center.

To see additional sessions not hosted by the Faculty Center, but that can be available through a rebroadcast, go to Additional Magna Sessions.

Upcoming sessions (more will be announced soon)

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

Location: Memorial Hall ATTIC (room 169)

After participating in this seminar, you will

  • Be better prepared to evaluate strategies for recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty/staff
  • Explore examples of clear and effective communication regarding diversity on campus
  • Build and sustain a diverse infrastructure on your campus

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

Location: Memorial Hall ATTIC (room 169)

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.

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

Location: Memorial Hall ATTIC (room 169)

Careful course planning minimizes stress and improves learning by reducing the chances of content crush and panic often experienced at the end of the term. Learn how to take a more holistic view of your courses by shifting your mindset beyond content to consider course rhythms and the natural ebbs and flows of student motivation.


Previously hosted 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. Click here to view login and view the materials.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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