Previous Events

May 14

Course (Re)Design Institute

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, May 17, 2019 - 3:30pm
Reich College of Education, 124

The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) invites current full-time teaching faculty to apply to participate in a Course (Re)Design Institute (CRDI). The CRDI will be offered as a blended learning experience, with online learning taking place in the AsULearn environment and face-to-face meetings, as well as additional consults as needed. Click here to learn more and register.
Special Events
May 11

Cherokee Campus Connections: "One Summer More" Planting of Heirloom Corn

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
TBD

A ceremony of remembrance and resistance in memory of the Cherokee who were the victims of removal. Part of the Tsalagi Spring Upcoming Event Series. Flyer
Special Events, Inclusive Excellence, Inclusive Excellence: Campus Community, Inclusive Excellence: Inclusive Excellence Liasons
Apr 18

Cherokee Campus Connections: "Critical Perspectives on Cultural Tourism in EBCI"

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall

Part of the Tsalagi Spring Upcoming Event Series.  Facilitator: Dr. Courtney Lewis, University of South Carolina, Department of Anthropology & Institute for Southern Studies, Author, "Sovereign Entrepreneurs" (UNC Press). Flyer
Special Events, Inclusive Excellence, Inclusive Excellence: Campus Community, Inclusive Excellence: Inclusive Excellence Liasons
Apr 17

Green Zone: Veterans and Service Members on Campus

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am
415 Rough Ridge, PSU

Learn how to support our student veterans and active military on campus by understanding the constraints placed upon them by the use of their CVA benefits and develop effective strategies for working and communicating with them in your courses.  Register and learn more! 
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Apr 16

Google Lunch & Learn for Admin Professionals (Tuesday Sessions)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

This series of one-hour sessions will provide opportunities for sharing information and ideas about using Google Apps for Education. Workshop facilitators will introduce topics and guide discussions to explore the next steps in using Google Apps for more effective work.  Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops
Apr 15

Curriculum Mapping for Programs

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

Curriculum mapping is a tool used to create a visual representation of the relationship between a program's courses and/or requirements and the program's student learning outcomes. Mapping courses to SLOs helps to identify and address academic gaps, redundancies, and misalignment within a program to achieve curriculum coherence and balance. Register and learn more!
Leadership Development, Leadership Development: Academic Program Director, Workshops
Mar 29

Humanities Pedagogy Brown-Bag Lunch: "Teaching with Visual Materials: Controversy & Censorship"

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
137A Calloway Peak, Plemmons Student Union

Many of us incorporate visual materials of various kinds into the classroom, from 'art' in the most traditional definition, to images from advertisements, popular culture and film. These can be useful teaching tools, and indeed for some disciplines, images are an essential part of class engagement. However, certain images -- especially ones that invite discussions of sexuality or race relations -- can also invite controversy.
Inclusive Excellence
Mar 27

Assessment 101 for Administrative and Support Unit

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

This workshop is intended for administrative and educational support units with mainly operational outcomes. Participants will revisit the purpose of assessment at Appalachian and discuss the key components to a successful assessment process. Register and learn more!
Leadership Development: Academic Program Director, Leadership Development, Workshops
Mar 26

Google Lunch and Learn for Admin Professionals (Tuesday Sessions)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

This series of one-hour sessions will provide opportunities for sharing information and ideas about using Google Apps for Education. Workshop facilitators will introduce topics and guide discussions to explore the next steps in using Google Apps for more effective work. This workshop series will be held on the following dates: January 22nd; February 12th; March 12th; March 26th; and April 16th. Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops
Mar 21

Creating Presence & Community in Online Courses

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
421 Belk Library & Information Commons

Developing an online course in which learners feel connected to content, peers, and the instructor is critical to developing an effective and engaging online learning experience. As such, this session will focus on applying strategies and developing activities focused on developing community and a sense of presence.  Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Technology Enhanced Learning, Workshops