Upcoming Events

Special Events
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Faculty Writing Retreat (Day One) Whatever your writing goals, working in a group for a focused amount of time can give you the momentum to start, re-organize, or complete a project. During this four-day writing retreat,  there will be opportunities to consult with colleagues from the Office of Research and University Libraries for any funding or research/library services you may need. Click here to register!  The group will meet on the following days from 9:00am-3:00pm: —Monday, December 16, 2019 12/16/19 9:00am to 3:00pm 421 Belk Library & Information Commons
Faculty Writing Retreat (Day Two) Whatever your writing goals, working in a group for a focused amount of time can give you the momentum to start, re-organize, or complete a project. During this four-day writing retreat,  there will be opportunities to consult with colleagues from the Office of Research and University Libraries for any funding or research/library services you may need. Click here to register!  The group will meet on the following days from 9:00am-3:00pm: —Monday, December 16, 2019 12/17/19 9:00am to 3:00pm 421 Belk Library & Information Commons
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Talking Transfers Transfer students bring with them previous coursework, experiences, and varying expectations - learn how you can meet those needs and support their success. In this session you’ll learn more about the demographics and characteristics of Appalachian transfer students, what easy steps you can take to welcome them and help them thrive in your classroom, and you’ll hear from current students about their experience of transferring to Appalachian. This workshop will be offered during two separate sessions to accommodate your busy schedules. 10/22/19 11:00am to 12:30pm 155 Tater Hill, Plemmons Student Union
Talking Transfers Transfer students bring with them previous coursework, experiences, and varying expectations - learn how you can meet those needs and support their success. In this session you’ll learn more about the demographics and characteristics of Appalachian transfer students, what easy steps you can take to welcome them and help them thrive in your classroom, and you’ll hear from current students about their experience of transferring to Appalachian. Register and learn more!  10/22/19 12:30pm to 1:45pm 155 Tater Hill, Plemmons Student Union
Make Your Own Infographic Syllabus Are you looking for a way to translate your long syllabus from pages and pages of information to an easy to read, visually coherent and understandable syllabus for your students? Spend an hour looking at piktochart as a way to create a visually stimulating syllabus that will pay huge dividends with your students! Register and learn more! 10/23/19 2:15pm to 3:15pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Getting Started with Team-Based Learning Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a structured collaborative learning strategy that emphasizes preparation, application of course concepts, and accountability. This introductory workshop is designed to provide participants with the basics of TBL and analyze how TBL could be incorporated into their course.  Register and learn more!  10/24/19 2:00pm to 3:15pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Designing Peer Review Students Actually Use If it's so touted by educators as a key classroom strategy, why do students roll their eyes when they see it listed on the syllabus? Learn strategies for designing a peer review setup that will make a difference for both your students and you. Register and learn more! 01/10/20 2:00pm to 3:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Career Development
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Phased Retirement: The Best of Both Worlds This workshop will address all aspects of the process so that faculty can make informed decisions about their retirement options. Register and learn more! 10/31/19 3:30pm to 5:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Faculty Writing Retreat (Day One) Whatever your writing goals, working in a group for a focused amount of time can give you the momentum to start, re-organize, or complete a project. During this four-day writing retreat,  there will be opportunities to consult with colleagues from the Office of Research and University Libraries for any funding or research/library services you may need. Click here to register!  The group will meet on the following days from 9:00am-3:00pm: —Monday, December 16, 2019 12/16/19 9:00am to 3:00pm 421 Belk Library & Information Commons
Faculty Writing Retreat (Day Two) Whatever your writing goals, working in a group for a focused amount of time can give you the momentum to start, re-organize, or complete a project. During this four-day writing retreat,  there will be opportunities to consult with colleagues from the Office of Research and University Libraries for any funding or research/library services you may need. Click here to register!  The group will meet on the following days from 9:00am-3:00pm: —Monday, December 16, 2019 12/17/19 9:00am to 3:00pm 421 Belk Library & Information Commons
Career Support & Advancement: Promotion & Tenure, Retirement
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Phased Retirement: The Best of Both Worlds This workshop will address all aspects of the process so that faculty can make informed decisions about their retirement options. Register and learn more! 10/31/19 3:30pm to 5:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Career Support & Advancement: Mid-Late Career Programs
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Faculty Writing Retreat (Day One) Whatever your writing goals, working in a group for a focused amount of time can give you the momentum to start, re-organize, or complete a project. During this four-day writing retreat,  there will be opportunities to consult with colleagues from the Office of Research and University Libraries for any funding or research/library services you may need. Click here to register!  The group will meet on the following days from 9:00am-3:00pm: —Monday, December 16, 2019 12/16/19 9:00am to 3:00pm 421 Belk Library & Information Commons
Faculty Writing Retreat (Day Two) Whatever your writing goals, working in a group for a focused amount of time can give you the momentum to start, re-organize, or complete a project. During this four-day writing retreat,  there will be opportunities to consult with colleagues from the Office of Research and University Libraries for any funding or research/library services you may need. Click here to register!  The group will meet on the following days from 9:00am-3:00pm: —Monday, December 16, 2019 12/17/19 9:00am to 3:00pm 421 Belk Library & Information Commons
Research & Scholarship
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Grant Proposal Writing Overview This workshop will provide an overview of writing a grant proposal, including the essential components required in most grant proposals. Register and learn more!  11/14/19 10:00am to 11:30am 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
BoT International Travel Grants Workshop This workshop will walk you through the Board of Trustees (BoT) International Travel grant proposal guidelines, present tips for writing the project design, and review the university travel guidelines necessary for your research travel planning and budget. Register and learn more! 12/04/19 2:00pm to 3:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Office of Research: Grants Resources and Services
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Grant Proposal Writing Overview This workshop will provide an overview of writing a grant proposal, including the essential components required in most grant proposals. Register and learn more!  11/14/19 10:00am to 11:30am 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
BoT International Travel Grants Workshop This workshop will walk you through the Board of Trustees (BoT) International Travel grant proposal guidelines, present tips for writing the project design, and review the university travel guidelines necessary for your research travel planning and budget. Register and learn more! 12/04/19 2:00pm to 3:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Workshops
Name Description Date(s) Time Location
Talking Transfers Transfer students bring with them previous coursework, experiences, and varying expectations - learn how you can meet those needs and support their success. In this session you’ll learn more about the demographics and characteristics of Appalachian transfer students, what easy steps you can take to welcome them and help them thrive in your classroom, and you’ll hear from current students about their experience of transferring to Appalachian. This workshop will be offered during two separate sessions to accommodate your busy schedules. 10/22/19 11:00am to 12:30pm 155 Tater Hill, Plemmons Student Union
Talking Transfers Transfer students bring with them previous coursework, experiences, and varying expectations - learn how you can meet those needs and support their success. In this session you’ll learn more about the demographics and characteristics of Appalachian transfer students, what easy steps you can take to welcome them and help them thrive in your classroom, and you’ll hear from current students about their experience of transferring to Appalachian. Register and learn more!  10/22/19 12:30pm to 1:45pm 155 Tater Hill, Plemmons Student Union
Make Your Own Infographic Syllabus Are you looking for a way to translate your long syllabus from pages and pages of information to an easy to read, visually coherent and understandable syllabus for your students? Spend an hour looking at piktochart as a way to create a visually stimulating syllabus that will pay huge dividends with your students! Register and learn more! 10/23/19 2:15pm to 3:15pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Getting Started with Team-Based Learning Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a structured collaborative learning strategy that emphasizes preparation, application of course concepts, and accountability. This introductory workshop is designed to provide participants with the basics of TBL and analyze how TBL could be incorporated into their course.  Register and learn more!  10/24/19 2:00pm to 3:15pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Phased Retirement: The Best of Both Worlds This workshop will address all aspects of the process so that faculty can make informed decisions about their retirement options. Register and learn more! 10/31/19 3:30pm to 5:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Grant Proposal Writing Overview This workshop will provide an overview of writing a grant proposal, including the essential components required in most grant proposals. Register and learn more!  11/14/19 10:00am to 11:30am 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
BoT International Travel Grants Workshop This workshop will walk you through the Board of Trustees (BoT) International Travel grant proposal guidelines, present tips for writing the project design, and review the university travel guidelines necessary for your research travel planning and budget. Register and learn more! 12/04/19 2:00pm to 3:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222
Designing Peer Review Students Actually Use If it's so touted by educators as a key classroom strategy, why do students roll their eyes when they see it listed on the syllabus? Learn strategies for designing a peer review setup that will make a difference for both your students and you. Register and learn more! 01/10/20 2:00pm to 3:00pm 218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222