LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

November 15  

Syllabus Design workshop

If you are teaching in Spring, please come to this session where I will go over the mandatory guidelines for syllabi, suggest design, show you exemplary syllabi, and give you ideas for text for some of the section in a syllabus.

1:00- 2:00 pm

Venue: 201 O'Neill Building.

November 22  

eLearning & Distance Education

Join Instructional Designer Owen Guthrie to learn about all of the services offered by this academic support unit. eLearning's Instructional Designers offer twice weekly Open Labs as well as weekly iTeach+ Workshops that will improve your teaching from the ground up, but that's just the beginning; from equipment loans to week-long intensive training, their team of experts understand what new faculty need to be productive.

1:00-2:00 pm

145 Bunnell Building (basement, west end)

November 24-27   Thanksgiving Break
Office closed December and January
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April 21  

Introduction to Scholarly Writing

Dr. Bob Lucas, director of the Center for Scholarly productivity in San Louis Obispo, CA will give a 3-hour workshop.

This session is designed to help faculty deal with impediments to their scholarly writing. Special emphasis is placed on research demonstrating practices that work in an academic setting. The following topics will be covered: confronting the myths about writing; overcoming the major obstacles to writing; developing habits that promote writing; and varying patterns to sustain momentum.

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Seating is limited to first 25. Please RSVP to me at jfmorrison@alaska.edu

April 22

Saturday

 

Grant Writing

Dr. Bob Lucas will hold a full-day workshop on grant writing. This workshop introduces faculty to the world of research grants. It gives beginners a framework for understanding this complex world and highlights activities critical to success.

Topics to be covered include how to develop a steep learning curve; how the major sponsor types differ; how to create a list of likely sponsors; how to tailor the initial approach to your sponsor; how to write a compelling and convincing proposal; and how to deal positively with reviewer's comments.

9:00 - 4:00 pm with lunch provided.

Seating is limited to first 25 faculty. Please RSVP to me at jfmorrison@alaska.edu

 

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