2014–15

  • Reflective Practice Project Executive Summary

    Director: Stephanie Taylor-Davis; Co-Directors: Kelli-Jo Kerry-Moran, Christoph Maier,
    Theresa McDevitt, Michele Papakie, and Heide Witthöft
  • 99 Active or Active Plus RP Participants

    AA 5%, ECOBIT 4%, COEET 17%, FA 5%, HHS 12%, HSS 41%, NSM 16%

    72 Active and 27 Active Plus Distinctions

    15% Full Professor, 34% Associate, 39% Assistant, 10% Instructor, 2% Not Identified

    Fall Semester Large Group Meetings (Participants)

    August 21, 2014 Great Ideas for the First Day of Class (25)
    October 2, 2014 Matchmaker – Forming Teaching Circles (27)
    November 12, 2014 Time Management for Faculty (40)
    December 4, 2014 Wrapping Up Your Semester (15)

    Spring Semester Large Group Meetings (Participants)

    February 4, 2015 Panel of Excellence (27)
    March 3, 2015 Using Tablet Technology for Teaching and Learning — “Appy Hour” (16)
    April 2, 2015 Using a Multi‐Modal, Blended Classroom—Save Time Grading! (23)

    Workshops (Participants)

    February 28, 2015 Mindfulness in the Classroom (28)
    March 27, 2015 Successful IUP Students Today and Tomorrow (135 overall) (23 RP)

    Teaching Circles

    • 24 total (16 cross‐disciplinary; 8 department)
    • 209 participants total (150 cross‐disciplinary; 59 department)
  • Cross‐Disciplinary Teaching Circles

    • Integration of Scientific Labs for the Real World (6)
    • Faculty Writing Retreat (16)
    • Understanding & Promoting Linguistic and Cultural Diversity Across the Institution (15)
    • BLEND: New Faculty Mentoring (26)
    • Issues and Ideas in Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum (2)
    • Liberal Studies English (11)
    • Service Learning (11)
    • Junior Faculty Writing Group (4)
    • Mindfulness in Higher Education (5)
    • Best Practices for Distance Education and Online Learning (8)
    • Using Undergraduate Student Actors as Standardized Patients/Clients in Clinical Labs: Applying Theory to Practice (8)
    • Getting Things Done (5)
    • Doctoral Teaching Circle (7)
    • Teaching with Mobile Devices in Classrooms (8)
    • Technology Exploration: Using iPads with Library Resources and Beyond (15)
    • Inter-Professional Collaboration: Integrating Simulation Scenarios and the Academic Electronic Health Record into Classroom (3)

    Department Teaching Circles

    • Communication Disorders, Special Education & Disability Services (7)
    • Teaching the Core Music Theory Curriculum (2)
    • Digital History and Online Teaching (8)
    • Criminology (10)
    • Psychology (9)
    • General Chemistry (7)
    • Accessing and Managing Geospatial Database (5)
    • Safety Sciences - Active Learning Strategies (11)