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Past Seminars - FaCET

Past Seminars

These are illustrative of the events we've hosted from 2007 - 2010.

  • 2007
    • August 11 - WKU-Glasgow Opening Convocation - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • August 16 - New Faculty Orientation - Presented by: Barbara Kacer and Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • August 23 - GTA Issues - Presented by: Heather Johnson and David LeNoir
    • August 26 - Engaging the Spirit - Presented by: George Dennis, Douglas McElroy, John Bruni and Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • August 29 - Jeopardy! Refresher/Training - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • September 10 - Intention vs. Impact: Diversity in the College Classroom - Presented by: Monica Burke
    • September 12 - Teaching Portfolios - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • September 15 - Internal Grants Workshop - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • September 18 - Politics in the Classroom - Presented by: Saundra Ardrey
    • September 25 - Fundamentals of Academic Program Assessment - Presented by: George Dennis
    • September 27 - Critical Thinking 2007 Part II - Presented by: Jessica Aldridge
    • October 1 - Atlas.ti: A Brief Introduction/ Qualitative Analysis - Presented by: Lakeisha Meyer
    • October 2 - Developing an Assessment Action Plan - Presented by: Dennis George
    • October 4 - Advanced Online Teachers Fall Break Seminar - Presented by: Judith Szerdahelyi and Pam Wilson
    • October 11 - Apathy in the Classroom: Engaging Students, Part I- Presented by: Todd Zakrajsek
    • October 12 - Apathy in the Classroom: Engaging Students, Part II - Presented by: Todd Zakrajsek
    • October 12 - Customized Assessment Workshop for Academic Programs - Presented by: Dennis George and James Richard Shannon
    • October 15 - Book Club: Our Underachieving Colleges / Session 1 - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • October 17 - Overcoming Evaluation Anxiety - Presented by: Karl Laves
    • October 18 - Introduction to SPSS - Presented by: John Bruni
    • October 22 - Helicopter Parents: Who They Are and What You Can Do - Presented by: Freida Eggleton, Barbara Kacer and Retta Poe
    • October 23 - What Faculty Can Do to Assist in Student Recruitment - Presented by: Dean Kahler
    • October 29 - Book Club: Our Underachieving Colleges / Session 2 - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • November 7 - Application of a Positive Teaching Model to Improve Learning - Presented by: Gary Villereal
    • November 9 - Reaching your Non-Native English Speaking Students - Presented by: Alexander Poole
    • November 12 - Book Club: Our Underachieving Colleges / Session 3 - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • November 13 - Internationalizing a GenEd Course to Expand Global Awareness and Foster Critical Thinking - Presented by: Jean Nehm
    • November 15 - Education in India: English-Language Instruction and International Student Learning - Presented by: Deborah Logan
    • November 26 - Book Club: Our Underachieving Colleges / Session 4 - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • November 28 - Rubric Development - Presented by: Jane Fife, Heather Johnson, Barbara Kacer, Tony Norman and Kevin Schmaltz
    • November 30 - Growing Online Classes - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • December 3 - Online: Understanding Non-traditional Students - Presented by: James Berger
    • December 6 - Engaging Students Through Using the NY Times in the Classroom - Presented by: Randy Jones
  • 2008
    • January 10 - Accountability: Threat or Menace? - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • January 16 - Interactive Video Services (IVS) Winter Workshop 2008 - Presented by: Shawn Brewer, Julie Dent, Cecile Garmon, Sally Kuhlenschmidt, Kennina Porter, Sally Ray and Robert Wyatt
    • January 17 - Local Ideas for Infusing Critical Thinking into Classes - Presented by: Kinchel Doerner, Barbara Kacer, Douglas McElroy, Gordon McKerral and Karen Powell
    • February 20 - The Millennial Student in College: A Faculty Perspective - Presented by: Monica Burke
    • February 26 - Nominating Your Online Course for QM Review: Voices from the Trenches - Presented by: James Berger, Sally Kuhlenschmidt and Pam Wilson
    • Februray 27 - Collaboration and Cooperative Learning: Helping Students Connect - Presented by: Dawn Hall, Quentin Hollis and Blair Thompson
    • March 3 - Online Classes: Dealing with Deadline Challenges - Presented by: Kelly Burch-Ragan, Mark Doggett and Patricia Silfies
    • March 3 - SPSS Regression - Presented by: John Bruni
    • March 4 - A Conversation About Finding a Comfortable Place in Your Department - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • March 6 - What is QM Review Like? Faculty Perspectives - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • March 19 - Confronting Academic Dishonesty #1 - Presented by: Blair Thompson
    • March 26 - Creating Media Content Using - Presented by: Judith Szerdahelyi
    • March 31 - "Is this going to be on the test?" Student perceptions of instruction and what to do about them - Presented by Gordon McKerral
    • April 1 - Strategies for Constructing and Presenting Course Syllabi - Presented by: Blair Thompson
    • April 3 - Building Community through Effective Communications Strategies - Presented by: Howard Bailey, Michael Crowe and Heather Johnson
    • April 3 - Engaging Departments at WKU 2008 - Presented by: Paul Markham
    • April 3 - Public Speaking: A Tool for Teaching Effectiveness - Presented by; Tracey Moore
    • April 7 - Building Community through Effective Communications Strategies - Presented by: Kenneth Johnson
    • April 7 - SPSS to Conduct Factor Analysis - Presented by: John Bruni
    • April 8 - Being Efficient and Effective: Teaching Based on Research on Learning Part I- Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • April 10 - Being Efficient and Effective: Teaching Based on Research 2008 Part II - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • April 11 - Technology for Instruction Showcase - Presented by Sally Kuhlenschmidt, James Lindsey, Judity Szerdahelyi and Kevin Williams
    • May 30 - Jeopardy! In the Classroom - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • June 4 - Advising Strategies that Help Students be Proactive in Their Academic Careers - Presented by: Jill Brown
    • June 4 - Engagement Ideas to Improve Student Success - Presented by: Rhonda Patterson and Judith Szerdahelyi
    • June 4 - Engaging Non-traditional Students in the Classroom - Presented by: John Bruni and Dennis George
    • June 4 - Note-taking and Test Studying Tips Seminar - Presented by: Rhonda Patterson
    • June 4 - Providing Effective Feedback on Student Writing - Presented by: Jane Fife, Angela Jones and Judith Szerdahelyi
    • June 4 - Serving Up Student Success Using the Library - Presented by: Elizabeth Knight and Rosemary Meszaros
    • June 4 - Strategies for Student Retention in an Online Environment Roundtable Discussion - Presented by: Judith Szerdahelyi
    • August 12 - Keeping Them Engaged: Tools & Techniques - Presented by: Bobby Brooks
    • August 15 - FaCET Information Showcase - Presented by: Nancy Givens, Barbara Kacer and Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • August 21 - GTA Issues - Presented by: David LeNoir and Heather Johnson
    • August 27 - GTA OAR - Presented by: Lisa Murrell
    • August 27 - Writing Learning Objectives - Presented by: Nancy Givens
    • September 4 - Putting Together a Study Abroad Program - Presented by: David Coffey, Roger Murphy, Daniel Myers, Ronald Ramsing, Melissa Stewart and Reed Vesey
    • September 10 - Teaching Portfolios - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • September 12 - Jeopardy! in the Classroom - Presented by: Paul Bush
    • September 15 - Book Club: "The Last Lecture" - Presented by: Jay Gabbard
    • September 23 - Bring a “Tool Kit”; Build a SelectedWorks™ Site…in less than 30 minutes - Presented by: Constance Foster
    • September 24 - Building a Campus Support for DE - Presented by: Constance Foster
    • October 2 - Public Speaking: A Tool for Teaching Effectiveness - Presented by: Tracey Moore
    • October 7 - The Student Engagement Activities Transcript (SEAT) - Presented by: Dawn Bolton and Douglas McElroy
    • October 8 - The Student Engagement Activities Transcript (SEAT) - Presented by: Dawn Bolton and Douglas McElroy
    • October 13 - How to Engage Students in Academic Integrity - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • October 27 - Online: Collaborative Learning- Engaging Students Through Discussion - Presented by: Dawn Hall
    • November 5 - Online Classes: Dealing with Deadline Challenges - Presented by: Kelly Burch-Ragan, Mark Doggett and Patricia Silfies
    • November 6 - Constructivism in the Online Environment - Presented by: Sheila Atwell and Margaret Maxwell
    • November 7 - Telling It Like It Is: Narrative techniques for faculty and Student Engagement - Presented by: Paula Quinn
    • November 13 - Preparing for a QM Course Review - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt and Pam Wilson
    • November 18 - Writing Learning Objectives - Presented by: Nancy Givens
    • November 20 - Discussion on Managing Classroom Behavior - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • December 2 - NY Times Fall Guest Speaker John M Broder - Presented by: John Broder
  • 2009
    • January 15 - Interactive Video Services (IVS) Winter Workshop - Presented by: Shawn Brewer, Jacob Hamlin, Sally Kuhlenschmidt, Tamela Smith and Robert Wyatt
    • January 20 - Cultural Considerations in Classroom Management - Presented by: Karl Laves, Lakeisha Meyer and James Thompson
    • January 21 - How to Engage Students in Academic Integrity - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • January 21 - Why Use Blogs and Wikis in Blackboard? - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • February 5 - Brownbag Open Discussion for Online Teachers - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • February 18 - Critical Thinking - Presented by: Quentin Hollis, Doris Miller, Nathan Phelps and Sharon Whitlock
    • February 18 - Observations from Inside the Classroom - Presented by: Blair Thompson
    • February 19 - In Their Voices: Students at BCSS - Presented by: Quentin Hollis
    • February 24 - Enhancing and Evaluating Collaboration in Group Projects via Wiki - Presented by: Kevin Williams
    • March 4 - 21st Century Curriculum: How can you prepare students for jobs that don't exist...yet? - Presented by: Charles Borders, Jane Fife, Barbara Kacer and Lorrie Ward
    • March 25 - 5 Minute FaCET: Feedback - Presented by: Blair Thompson
    • March 26 - Supporting Appalachian/Rural Students at WKU - Presented by: Heather Johnson
    • March 27 - Inquiry Based Learning in SL: What Kentucky Faculty are Doing - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • March 31 - Collegial Relationships in Diverse Environments - Presented by: Quentin Hollis, Tracey Moore and Jacqueline Pope-Tarrence
    • April 1 - Why Use Blogs and Wikis in Blackboard? - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • April 2 - Non-Trads: Teaching Adult Learners and Meeting Their Needs - Presented by: James Berger
    • April 7 - Creating Videos for Instructional Purposes - Presented by: Julie Dent
    • April 20 - Intention vs. Impact: Diversity in the College Classroom - Presented by: Monica Burke and Aaron Hughey
    • May 5 - From the Military to Higher Education: A panel discussion - Presented by: John Baker, Timothy Brotherton and Dennis George
    • May 20 - Interdisciplinary Studies Workshop - Presented by: Jane Olmsted
    • June 11 - Educating Habits - Presented by: Timothy Brotherton
    • June 11 - Intention vs. Impact - Presented by: Monica Burke and Monica Hughey
    • June 11 - Millenial Students: The Challenge of Teaching in the 21st Century - Presented by: Thaddeus Crews
    • June 11 - My Student with High Functioning Autism/Aspergers: Now What? - Presented by: Martha Boman
    • June 11 - Non-Trads: Teaching Adult Learners And Meeting Their Needs - Presented by: James Berger
    • June 11 - SB1 & WKU: Why the Underprepared Student is Important to us - Presented by: Sharon Hunter
    • June 30 - Basic Teaching Skills: Piecing Together Your Style - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • July 16 - Dual Credit Training - Presented by: Barbara Kacer
    • August 7 - Using the Cricut Expression to Make Instructional Objects - Presented by: Jaime Trotter
    • August 19 - Critical Thinking Assessment Refresher, Day One - Presented by: Gerald Nosich
    • August 20 - Critical Thinking Assessment Refresher, Day Two - Presented by: Gerald Nosich
    • August 27 - GTA Issues - Presesnted by: Heather Johnson and David LeNoir
    • September 10 - Teaching Portfolios - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • September 17 - Internal Grants Workshop - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • September 21 - When Good Intentions Go Bad - Presented by: Virginia Pfohl and Shana Pack
    • September 24 - Turbocharge Your Online Research: Zotero for Personal, Pedagogical and Professional Use - Presented by: Terry Elliott
    • October 5 - Assigning, Responding to, and Grading Student Writing - Presented by: Christopher Ervin and Angela Jones
    • October 9 - Preparing for a QM Review: Workshop - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
    • October 12 - Recognizing and Referring Students with Addictions: Impact on Learning - Presented by: Brian VanBrunt
    • October 13 - Study Abroad as a Natural Environment for Interdisciplinary Teaching - Presented by: Guy Jordan and Soleiman Kiasatpour
    • October 15 - Bring a "Tool Kit"; Build a SelectedWorks™ Site...in less than 30 minutes - Presented by: Constance Foster
    • October 20 - Bring a "Tool Kit"; Build a SelectedWorks™ Site...in less than 30 minutes - Presented by: Constance Foster
    • October 23 - Bring a "Tool Kit"; Build a SelectedWorks™ Site...in less than 30 minutes - Presented by: Constance Foster
    • October 27 - Trick or Treat: Graduate Advising Resources and Procedures - Presented by: Sarah Kessler and Lisa Murrell
    • November 2 - WKU Freshman Student Retention Analysis: 1998 - 2008 - Presented by: Peter Hamburger and Jonathan Quiton
    • November 4 - It's Never Too Late to Improve your S.I.T.E. Ratings! - Presented by: Patricia Randolph
    • November 10 - Reinvigorating Thinking Through Your Writing to Learn Assignments - Presented by: Charles Borders, Jane Fife and Barbara Kacer
    • November 11 - Challenges in Graduate Advising - Presented by: Gerhard Daday, Sarah Kessler, Lisa Murrell and Lewatis McNeal
    • November 12 - Making Digital Measures Work for You - Presented by: Douglas McElrory
    • November 19 - Tips & Tricks: Lessons from the Recent Blackboard Upgrade - Presented by: Shawn Brewer
    • December 1 - Addressing Violence and Aggression in the Classroom - Presented by: Brian VanBrunt
    • December 2 - PTSD and TBI in the Classroom: Veterans Among Your Students - Presented by: Randy Wilson
    • December 4 - Preparing for a QM Review: Workshop for Online Teachers - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt
  • 2010
    • January 20 - Building a Community of Learners in IVS - Presented by: Sally Ray
    • January 29 - Turning Whine into Wisdom: Transitioning from Graduate Student Status to Faculty Member - Presented by: Sally Kuhlenschmidt and Sarah Ostrowski
    • February 5 - Critical Thinking Workshop - Presented by: Cort Basham, Sharon Buzzard and Nathan Phelps
    • February 16 - Introduction to Service Learning - Presented by: Cheryl Kirby-Stokes
    • February 24 - Managing Difficult Student Behavior - Presented by: Brian VanBrunt
    • February 26 - Introduction to Service Learning - Presented by: Cheryl Kirby-Stokes

 


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