Faculty Excellence Seminar Series


*Working workshops for all faculty…and staff*

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2016

FEBRUARY 5
What is the Faculty Annual Review (FAR)? 
Facilitators: Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Carolyn Nicholson
2:30-4:30 pm; Sage 257
Target Audience: Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty
Refreshments: Yes

Workshop Feedback
What is the Faculty Annual Review? How FAR do I have to go when preparing one? How important is the self-reflection narrative? This workshop will help you begin preparing this very important component of merit pay and tenure and promotion decisions.
FAR Workshop PPT

FEBRUARY 12
Coaching for Coaches
2:30-4:00 pm; duPont-Ball Library 25L
Facilitator: Kate Brooks
Target Audience: All Faculty/Staff
Refreshments: Yes
Co-sponsored by Career & Professional Development and the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation & Excellence
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We all spend a lot of time planning and supporting our students’ success, but what about your own success? How much time do you spend looking at your own career plans, much less your life plans? What would you like to do next? What can you do to get there? And what might hold you back?  In this session, participants will examine:

  • Life balance: what does it look like and can we achieve it in this 24/7 always-connected world?
  • What’s next?  Where would you like to be a year from now and how can you start today?
  • How has resistance kept you from moving forward, particularly in areas you care about the most?
  • Learn a simple 4-step plan that will keep you moving forward even through retirement.

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Dr. Kate Brooks will be drawing much of her training on possible and probable lives, mindsets, concept mapping, and experimental wanderings from her book “You Majored in What?”  She has regularly written for her blog, “Career Transitions”, on the Psychology Today website since February 2009.  As Executive Director of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University, she is on the leading edge of creating career communities engaging faculty, staff, alumni, employers, and parents.  She was named one of the “Top Ten Most Visionary Leaders in Career Services” for 2013 and 2014 by CSO Research.  Dr. Brooks was honored by the National Association of Colleges and Employers with the 2013 Kauffman Award by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).  Additionally, she has contributed numerous articles published in the NACE Journal.

MARCH 17
Internship Café
Facilitator: Mike True
2:30-4:30 pm; Hand Arts Center Seminar Room
Target Audience: All Faculty/Staff
Refreshments: Yes
Co-sponsored by Career & Professional Development and the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation & Excellence
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How can internships help me attract and retain students in my academic program? How do I know what my students are learning during their internship experience? What skills are desired by employers who hire students for internships? During this session, participants will engage in a dynamic interactive workshop with Mike True, national internship expert and faculty member at Messiah College. 

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Mike True is a national consultant and speaker on internships. He has worked in the field of internships for over 25 years and serves as Senior Associate for Talent Development & Marketing in the Career & Professional Development Center, as well as a Curricular Administrator in Academic Affairs, and faculty member at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

MARCH 18
Internship Café (repeat workshop)
Facilitator: Mike True
9:00-11:00 am; Rinker Environmental Learning Center
Target Audience: All Faculty/Sraff
Refreshments: Yes
Co-sponsored by Career & Professional Development and the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation & Excellence
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APRIL 1
Teaching & Learning Colloquium: Beyond Engagement
This year’s theme, Beyond Engagement, seeks to explore the essence of what works in facilitating integrative learning. Presentations are solicited on inclusive approaches to create meaning and foster connections among concepts and experiences by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader community. Proposals are especially invited from presenters seeking feedback on learning innovations. The Colloquium is made possible by generous donations from Hyatt and Cici Brown, longstanding Trustees of Stetson University. More

APRIL  28
Are you prepared for Tenure and Promotion?
Facilitators: Promotion and Tenure Committee
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm; Location:
Sage 222 SCALE UP Classroom
Target Audience: All Faculty
Refreshments: Yes
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What are the standards for excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service at Stetson? Are you on track to meet them? Bring your portfolio or come prepared to start putting one together. At this workshop, you will learn about important policies and procedures surrounding the tenure process to assess if you are making adequate progress at your stage. RSVP

Past Events

2015

JANUARY
Measuring Learning
Innovative Course-Building for Great Teaching, Promotion and Tenure
Facilitators: Cynthia Bennington, Alicia Slater, John Pearson, Rosalie Richards
January 30, 2015; 2:30-4:30 pm; Location: Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; All Faculty
Now that you’ve spent hours developing a course or course module…how do you know if it’s working? Are students learning what you wanted them to learn? Learn how to discover what works using evidence from your own students.

FEBRUARY
Building and Sustaining A Scholarly Program at Stetson
Facilitators: Terence Farrell, Thomas Farrell,  Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Stuart Michelson, Megan O’Neill, Terri Wittek
February 13, 20152:30-4:30 pm; Location: Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; All Faculty 
Faculty members at PUIs face unique challenges – including balancing teaching loads and distinctive scholarly and/or creative endeavors. How have faculty successfully navigated these expectations at Stetson? This workshop will help you build and sustain a productive and satisfying program of scholarship and/or creative activity.

MARCH
How Prepared Are You for Promotion & Tenure?
Facilitators: Tenure & Promotion Committee
March 27, 2015; 2:30-4:30 pm; Location: Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; Tenure-Track Faculty
What are the standards for excellence in Teaching, Scholarship and Service at Stetson? Are you on track to meet them? Bring your portfolio or come prepared to start putting one together. At this workshop, you will learn about important policies and procedures surrounding the tenure process to assess if you are making adequate progress at your stage.

APRIL
Teaching & Learning Colloquium: Sharing Excellence
April 10, 2015; 2:00-5:00 pm; Location: Stetson Room; All Faculty/Staff
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Come join your colleagues for a celebration of teaching and learning as you reflect on your experiences over the academic year. Share your teaching and learning innovations, gains you’ve made in and outside of the classroom, areas where you need help, new ideas you are about to try, and more. Come out and be recognized for your great work. More

2014

SEPTEMBER
What Are Your Student Learning Outcomes?
Innovative Course-Building for Great Teaching, Promotion and Tenure
Facilitators: Alicia Slater, John Pearson, Rosalie Richards
September 19, 2014; 2:30 – 4:00 pm; Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; All Faculty
With so many choices, how does one decide what content to include in a course? Which teaching method will best promote student learning? Well-defined student learning outcomes can help you chart your course, monitor student progress, and develop a strong teaching portfolio. In this workshop, participants will learn how to develop clear, measurable student learning outcomes and how to use them in course development.
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OCTOBER
What is your Faculty Development Plan?
Achieving Balance through Planning and Mentoring while Navigating Promotion and Tenure Requirements
Facilitators: Brigid Noonan, Rosalie Richards
Co-Facilitators: Diane Everett, Noel Painter, Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Alicia Slater
October 17, 2014; 2:30-4:30 pm; Location: Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; New/Newish Faculty
As faculty, we have many exciting ways to spend our most valuable resource—time! How does one choose between interesting options? Through a faculty development plan! Come learn how to design and use a career plan that puts you your  best path towards achieving tenure,  promotion and beyond.
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Are your Course Activities Meeting Your Student Learning Outcomes?
Innovative Course-Building for Great Teaching, Promotion and Tenure
Facilitators: Alicia Slater, John Pearson, Rosalie Richards
Co-Facilitators: Melinda Hall, Monica Jeancola, Maria Rickling, Kirsten Work
October 24, 2014; 2:30-4:30 pm; Location: Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; All Faculty
Is class time being used effectively in your courses? Do student activities reflect your priorities for their learning? During this workshop, you will learn how to carefully align course activities and student learning outcomes while developing a strong teaching portfolio.
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NOVEMBER
FAR Workshop
Facilitators: Tandy Grubbs, Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Alicia Slater                                                                   
November 7, 2014; 2:30-4:30 pm; Location: Sage 222 – SCALE UP Classroom; Tenure Track Faculty
What is a Faculty Annual Review? How FAR do I have to go when preparing one? This workshop will help you begin preparing this very important component of merit pay and tenure and promotion decisions.