Director of Outreach for the Fulbright Scholar Division of CIES, Peter Vanderwater, will give a presentation about opportunities for faculty through the Fulbright program. Faculty who have received Fulbrights are welcome as well as those who are interested for the future.
Feel free to bring your lunch!
Lunch served for new faculty and mentors. I will discuss best practices for mentoring, and go over some guidelines.
Wood Center, rooms C/D
|October 28||How to work with students who are veterans.|
Kris Racina, Assoc. VC for University and Student Advancement, and Walter Crary, Veterans Service Officer, will educate you about the services we offer for the increasing number of military veterans who are coming back to university. his is information you really need to know!
Forewarned is forearmed!
Venue: 340 RASM
Blended Courses: increase the effectiveness of communications between you and your students.
The research and practice indicate that effective communication and interaction channels have to be established between students and instructor beyond the “walls” of traditional classroom. How will instructors motivate students to learn and employ different communication modalities to support their learning?
This presentation will discuss the challenges and barriers to engaging students in productive and continued dialogue, and assess strategies and approaches to design and support a workable system of communications. Victor will provide recommendations and suggestions on how to integrate the different modes of communication in the regular classroom to increase quality of instruction.
Making the Most of UAF Libraries
Alys Jordan, head of Research, Instruction, and Outreach Services at Rasmuson will go over all of the services that the libraries offer to faculty and students.
Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity
Barbara Taylor, Director of URSA, will talk about this office and the opportunities for you and your students that they offer.
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Using Blackboard Discussion Forum
Dr. Natalia Zinger will walk you through best practices in using the discussion board in Blackboard. Whether you teach F2F or via distance, this will assist you in making efficient, effective use of this feature.
|Friday, December 12|
Last day of instruction
|December 15-18||Final Exams|
REOPENS JANUARY 26, 2015
|March 16-20, 2015||SPRING BREAK|