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Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting: Back to School

We look forward to seeing faculty and teaching associates this Thursday, August 25, at our first Reflective Large Group meeting of the semester in Ackerman 116 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. No RSVP is needed.

Posted on 8/22/2016 2:54:47 PM

Workshop to Target the Teaching-Advising Connection

Learn more about the teaching-advising connection at a Reflective Practice Saturday workshop on April 2. Each participant will leave the workshop with an individualized plan to enhance his or her advising.

Posted on 2/25/2016 10:03:06 AM

New Information Literacy Framework and Threshold Concepts: Tripping Point or Tipping Point for Great Teaching?

IUP faculty and teaching associates: don’t miss this Reflective Practice Saturday Workshop. It will be held October 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the HUB Susquehanna Room. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Posted on 10/6/2015 11:24:22 AM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting: “Technology Test Kitchen: Wikis and Web Whatevers”

All IUP faculty and teaching associates are invited to attend the October Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on Thursday, October 1, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in Stabley 201.

Posted on 9/24/2015 9:35:30 AM

Start Right! How to Set the Tone on the First Day of Class

All faculty and TAs are invited to the first Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting of the semester on Thursday, August 20, at 3:30 p.m. in Ackerman 116.

Posted on 8/14/2015 4:22:47 PM

Successful IUP Students Today and Tomorrow

All IUP faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to this professional development workshop on Friday, March 27. National research, along with IUP-specific data, will allow participants to better understand the challenges and opportunities related to preparing students for success, and will allow a collaborative dialogue to take place around how guiding elements of Goal Two of IUP’s Strategic Plan may be achieved.

Posted on 3/20/2015 4:12:05 PM

Award-Winning Teaching Tips: How to Get Your Excellent Teaching Recognized

Faculty and teaching associates: Please join us from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, in the HUB Monongahela Room for this Reflective Practice large group meeting.

Posted on 1/27/2015 1:22:26 PM

Working with International Students: Foster Global Student Success in Your Classroom

Join your faculty colleagues on Thursday, October 2, in the HUB Susquehanna Room for this Reflective Practice Large Group meeting and find out how to foster global student success in your classroom!

Posted on 9/26/2014 10:43:20 AM

The Professor’s Speech—Part II, A Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday Workshop

All faculty are welcome to attend IUP Theater Professor Rick Kemp’s CTE Saturday Workshop “The Professor’s Speech—Part II” on March 8, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Foster Hall.

Posted on 2/26/2014 2:47:54 PM

Reflective Practice Holiday Gifts

In keeping with the holiday spirit, your Reflective Practice team is planning a Holiday Gift Exchange for 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, in the Crimson Event Center, for its last large group meeting of the 2013 semester.

Posted on 12/2/2013 10:30:55 AM

Please Step Away from the Research Paper, and Engage in Some Active Learning!

Join us on Wednesday, November 13, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall, for a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on the topic.

Posted on 11/11/2013 2:45:10 PM

Padgett to Present on High Impact Practices

On Saturday, November 9, 2013, Ryan Padgett from Northern Kentucky University will present this Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday workshop: “Together for Good: Collaborating In and Out of the Classroom.”

Posted on 10/29/2013 2:35:08 PM

IUP Fall Professional Development Workshop Series: High-Impact Educational Practices

Ryan Padgett will kick off this universitywide discussion on November 8–9, 2013, about High Impact Practices: the 10 best practices in and out of the classroom that have been shown to be highly beneficial to the success of college students.

Posted on 10/23/2013 12:34:51 PM

Matchmaker Session: Forming Teaching Circles

This Reflective Practice large-group meeting will be held from 3:35–4:50 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 8/28/2013 2:08:04 PM

Runge to Discuss Formative Assessment

On April 17, 2013, Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, will present a session on Formative Assessment from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 4/11/2013 10:33:48 AM

Runge to Present on Formative Assessment

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, will present a session on Formative Assessment at the Reflective Practice Large Group meeting on Wednesday, April 17 March 6, from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 2/27/2013 9:32:02 AM

Contemplative Practice and the Transformation of Education

This workshop will take place on Friday, March 1, 2013, from 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall. This workshop will count as a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting.

Posted on 2/11/2013 2:52:32 PM

“Considering the Courage and Practice of Teaching”

All faculty are invited to attend this Reflective Practice large group meeting on February 7, 2013. Join your colleagues as they listen to, reflect upon, and discuss this interesting conversation between these two respected professionals who are well known to reflective practitioners in academia.

Posted on 1/31/2013 9:49:44 AM

Flipped Course Design: Increase Learning by Harnessing Technology

A Center for Teaching Excellence workshop titled “Flipped Course Design: Increase Learning by Harnessing Technology” will be presented by Ike Shibley, Penn State Berks, on Saturday, February 23, 2013, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 1/30/2013 1:57:55 PM

Nine Essential Traits of the Effective Professor

This Reflective Practice Large Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 11/6/2012 1:59:08 PM

I Used to Have a Handle on Life, But It Broke!

If this workshop title describes you, come and reap the benefits of stress and time management tips on Saturday, October 27, 2012, from 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in Ackerman 116.

Posted on 10/1/2012 10:57:40 AM

Can You Hear Me Now?

Do students use/abuse cell phones in your classes? If so, you’ll want to be a part of the next Reflective Practice large group meeting on Thursday, October 4, 2012, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 9/27/2012 9:05:32 AM

Matchmaker: Teaching Circles

This Reflective Practice Large Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 8/22/2012 2:48:41 PM

Ideas for the First Day of Class!

Let’s get together and talk about some activities you might use to engage your students . . . right from the start! The first Reflective Practice meeting of the year takes place on Thursday, August 23, 2012, in the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 8/22/2012 9:02:20 AM

Everything You Always Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid to Ask: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

This Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2012, from 3:35–4:45 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, room 109.

Posted on 3/7/2012 4:08:28 PM

Grading Group Work

This Reflective Practice large group meeting will be held on Wednesday March 7, 2012, from 3:35-4:45 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 2/24/2012 2:35:50 PM

Faculty Workshop: “The Professor’s Speech”

A Center for Teaching Excellence workshop by Rick Kemp, Department of Theater and Dance, on March 24, 2012, from 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 2/1/2012 1:39:07 PM

Enhancing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills

This Reflective Practice large group meeting will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012, from 3:35–4:45 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 1/26/2012 4:13:25 PM

Service Learning Expert to Offer Workshops to Faculty, Staff

Patrick Green, a nationally recognized expert in experiential learning, service learning, and civic engagement programs in higher education, will offer two workshops for IUP faculty and staff on Friday, February 10, 2012.

Posted on 1/24/2012 9:42:12 AM

Gifts of Great Teaching Ideas From Reflective Practice Co-Directors

Join us at our last Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting of the semester, “Gifts of Great Teaching Ideas from RP Co-Directors,” from 3:35 to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the Allenwood.

Posted on 12/1/2011 11:35:47 AM

“Why Don’t My Students Think I’m Groovy?”

Dr. Christy Price, psychology professor at Dalton State College, Ga., will present a workshop to IUP faculty titled “Why Don’t My Students Think I’m Groovy? The New ‘R’s for Engaging Millennial Learners” on November 5, 2011.

Posted on 10/12/2011 10:57:30 AM

Faculty Workshop: Copyright Compliance

All faculty members are invited to attend the fourth Reflective Practice Large Group meeting of the Fall 2011 semester, “Copyright Compliance,” on Thursday, November 10, 2011, from 3:35 to 4:45 p.m. in 203 Ackerman.

Posted on 9/19/2011 2:56:13 PM

Workshop: “Revisiting Your Writing Assignments”

The Center for Teaching Excellence invites all faculty members to attend “Revisiting Your Writing Assignments” on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Rm. 111.

Posted on 2/22/2011 9:38:44 AM

Saturday Workshop: “The Professor’s Speech” by Rick Kemp

Note: This event was cancelled.

Posted on 1/28/2011 10:51:58 AM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meetings, Spring 2011

Several Reflective Practice large group meetings are scheduled for the Spring 2011 semester. Everyone is welcome!

Posted on 12/17/2010 4:01:11 PM

Kathleen Glaser: “Courage to Teach” Workshop

All faculty members are invited to attend this Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday workshop on October 23, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center in Folger Hall.

Posted on 9/13/2010 10:49:26 AM

Understanding the Rhythms of Teaching and Learning

In this workshop, we will explore various aspects of the “rhythms of the semester” that may affect your teaching and affect student learning.

Posted on 7/30/2010 1:42:17 PM

Creative Classrooms: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Building on the success of last year’s Large Group meeting that explored the use of games in the classroom, this session will offer more creative strategies for active learning.

Posted on 12/15/2009 10:28:59 AM

Facebooking in the Classroom: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Students use Facebook for all kinds of social and academic reasons. How can YOU use it effectively to enhance student learning? What are the issues? (Should you ever "friend" a student?) Join us for this Reflective Practice meeting.

Posted on 12/15/2009 10:04:21 AM

Creating Effective On-Line Instruction

If you are interested in either creating or enriching an on-line course using effective strategies for on-line instruction, you won’t want to miss this seminar May 10–14, 2010. Registration and agenda items will be forthcoming early in the Spring semester.

Posted on 12/15/2009 9:27:28 AM

“I See What You’re Saying” Workshop

Join us for an exciting workshop on the power of effective communication! The Center for Teaching Excellence presents “I See What You’re Saying” on Saturday, April 17, 2010, in G-98 Wallwork Hall (formerly called Sutton Suites) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Breakfast will be available at 8:30 a.m.

Posted on 10/2/2009 11:30:17 AM

Teach With Your Strengths Seminar

The Center for Teaching Excellence is offering the StrengthsQuest seminar by Dr. Chris Xaver on Saturday, October 24, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Breezedale.

Posted on 9/29/2009 8:51:01 AM

Teaching and Performing: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

What can we learn from actors about the act of teaching? How can we incorporate some of their knowledge into our classroom to improve student learning? Thursday, October 8, 2009, in Stouffer 138

Posted on 7/23/2009 3:09:25 PM

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Folger’s Crimson Event Center. Hear from members of last year’s cross-disciplinary teaching circles and from those who have ideas for new ones; learn how teaching circles work, and join one for the upcoming year.

Posted on 7/16/2009 3:33:53 PM

What the University Library Can Do for You, February 2009

Valuable research topics and use of library resources will be covered in this informative session on Friday, February 27, 2009, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 2/18/2009 11:33:40 AM

Advising Students: Beginner’s Workshop

We’ll cover advisor/advisee roles; liberal studies overview; policies, procedures and forms; and resources to help you advise.

Posted on 2/18/2009 11:29:22 AM

University Large Group Instruction: Suggestions from a Professor and Supportive Literature

This presentation and discussion on Monday, March 23, 2009, from 3:35–4:25 p.m. in Stouffer Hall, Room G7, will focus on the more influential strategies to create a learning culture for success in large group settings.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:41:04 AM

New Faculty Orientation Program: What the University Libraries Can Do for You

Valuable research topics and use of library resources will be covered in this informative session on Thursday, March 12, 2009, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:37:07 AM

Teaching Without Lecturing: Learning Through Student-Centered Initiatives

Learn how to transform passively taught students into actively involved learners at this New Faculty Orientation Sustained Support Program on Thursday, March 12, 2009, from 3:00–5:00 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 9.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:27:49 AM

Panel on Inclusivity in Teaching: a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting—a panel on inclusivity in teaching—will take place Wednesday, March 18, 2009, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:18:46 AM

Teaching Talk: Bring it On, and We’ll Help!

A new faculty sustained program event

Posted on 2/2/2009 1:29:52 PM

Travel Costs and the Tax Code: A Short Introduction to Financial Issues for Professors

A new faculty sustained support program event

Posted on 2/2/2009 11:33:39 AM

Center for Teaching Excellence Weekend Workshop: “Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning”

Saturday, January 31, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Crimson Event Center, Folger. Please save this date for a workshop that addresses on of the most frequently heard questions from faculty: “How do I motivate my students?”

Posted on 11/11/2008 11:48:57 AM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Stop the Insanity! Planning Ahead for Promotion!

Learn more about preparing for this important professional process. Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Crimson Event Center, Folger

Posted on 11/11/2008 11:39:22 AM

Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning

January 31, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Crimson Event Center, Folger. What can instructors do to facilitate learning when they encounter students who seem uninterested and even apathetic toward course content and assignments?

Posted on 11/6/2008 2:10:35 PM

Workshop for Integrating Technology into Pedagogy Planned for October 11

Tech Teaching 101, a hands-on workshop for integrating technology into your pedagogy, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. October 11, 2008, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 9/5/2008 11:38:17 AM

Reflective Practice Meeting, “Effective Group Work!,” Planned

A Reflective Practice Meeting, “Effective Group Work!,” led by Jennifer Jones, has been scheduled for September 16, 2008.

Posted on 8/27/2008 10:29:02 AM

Workshop: Classroom Civility (May 21)

How can we structure our classes and our relationship to our students to maintain classroom civility? Find out at this workshop with Dr. Barbara Frey, Senior Instructional Designer at University of Pittsburgh.

Posted on 4/3/2008 3:41:05 PM

Workshop: Best Practices in On-line Pedagogy (May 20)

On-line teaching requires that traditional, face-to-face course design and pedagogy be rethought. If you teach an on-line or hybrid format, this workshop with Dr. Barbara Frey, Senior Instructional Designer at University of Pittsburgh, will be important to attend!

Posted on 4/3/2008 3:36:26 PM

Workshop: Grading (April 10)

For new faculty: find out how to think about grading in ways that encourage student participation, decrease the amount of time you spend, and accurately represent what your students really know and can do.

Posted on 4/3/2008 3:28:01 PM