Previous Events

Feb 25

Creating Rubrics for Assignments

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

Would you like to use rubrics to better evaluate student work and to more efficiently provide feedback? A rubric is a scoring tool based on the criteria for evaluating the quality of student work. A rubric can be used for reports essays, projects, performances, and presentations. In this workshop, we will learn tools and strategies for creating rubrics and for using rubrics to efficiently grade course assignments. Register and learn more today!
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Feb 25

Creating Rubrics for Assignments

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

Would you like to use rubrics to better evaluate student work and to more efficiently provide feedback?  A rubric is a scoring tool based on the criteria for evaluating the quality of student work. In this workshop, we will learn tools and strategies for creating rubrics and for using rubrics to efficiently grade course assignments. Register and learn more!
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Feb 25

Grant Proposals: Education & Engagement Research

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:45pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

In this workshop, we will explore examples of grant RFPs that call for educational research components, share resources for recognizing current research questions in those areas, and consider campus or regional resources for building an appropriate team for such an investigation. Models for contextualizing the research component will be discussed, and examples will be shared.  Register and learn more today!
Office of Research: Grants Resources and Services, Workshops
Feb 25

Grant Proposal Writing Overview

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

This workshopwill provide an overview of writing a grant proposal, including the essential components required in most grant proposals. We will go over what makes an effective proposal, the abstract, the project description, defining the problem, identifying goals and objectives, and basic budget components. We will also identify common grant proposal writing mistakes and pitfalls. Register and learn more today!
Office of Research: Grants Resources and Services, Workshops
Feb 20

Inclusive Teaching in Natural and Physical Science

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
417 Beacon Heights, PSU

There is the necessity for diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM education. However, students from various backgrounds and social identities are underrepresented in scientific fields and typically face larger and more frequent barriers. This workshop focuses on identifying the unique challenges faced by a diverse student population and allows faculty and instructional staff to develop the skills needed to incorporate inclusive practices into their classrooms. Register and learn more today!
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Inclusive Excellence, Workshops
Feb 20

Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 8:45am to 3:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

During this workshop, participants will discuss the foundations of civic engagement, syllabus design, service-learning course objectives, appropriate reflections/writing assignments for service-learning classes, nuts-and-bolts of community involvement, and the role of civic engagement in tenure and promotion. Register for the Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program today!
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, International, Global, & Civic Engagement
Feb 19

Path to Promotion and Tenure

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:45pm to 3:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, Classroom 222

This workshop will provide background information on policy, procedure, and expectations as you move towards promotion and tenure. To aid in your better understanding of the promotion and tenure process, participants are asked to bring their departmental Promotion and Tenure Documents. Register and learn more!
Career Support & Advancement: Promotion & Tenure, Retirement, Workshops
Feb 18

Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 8:45am to 3:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

During this workshop, participants will discuss the foundations of civic engagement, syllabus design, service-learning course objectives, appropriate reflections/writing assignments for service-learning classes, nuts-and-bolts of community involvement, and the role of civic engagement in tenure and promotion. Register and learn more!
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, International, Global, & Civic Engagement
Feb 12

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Room 102 Anne Belk Hall

PDF (Portable Document Format) files have long been the de facto standard for distributing fully formatted documents electronically. Learn some of the basics of Adobe Acrobat, the original PDF file creator, as well as a few things you may not know about Acrobat. This workshop introduces most of the general features of Acrobat DC. Register and learn more today!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops
Feb 6

Courageous Conversations

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1015

The event features a panel discussion followed by a reception for participants. This event is one of many activities on Appalachian State University's campus held in conjunction with Black History Month. Courageous Conversations is an initiative of the Walker College's Inclusive Excellence Team (formerly Diversity Advisory Team), and will be co-hosted by the Mu Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Alpha Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Special Events, Inclusive Excellence, Inclusive Excellence: Campus Community, Workshops