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Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Please click here to visit the registration system and reserve a seat for any of the events/workshops listed below.

Best Practices in Mentoring and College Teaching (BPMCT)

The Center for Faculty Development is offering the following workshops as part of the BPMCT Program.  These workshops are open to graduate students, instructors, and full-time and part-time faculty.  Dates, times, and locations are currently being determined for many of these workshops.

 Teaching and Advising Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • March 5th, Thursday from 3:00-4:30 in Downing Student Union 2122

Active Learning with Micro-Activities

  • March 6th, Friday from 12;00-1:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Writing Learning Objectives (Webinar)

  • March 9th, Monday from 3:00-4:00

Improving Your Lectures

  • March 17th from 3:00-4:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Building Better Discussion (Board) Questions

  • March 17th, Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Three Effective ways of Enhancing Classroom Participation

  • March 19th, Thursday from 11;00-12:00

Syllabi 101

  • March 23rd, Monday from 2:30-3:30 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

What to Do the First Day of Class

  • March 25th, Wednesday form 2:00-3:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Teaching Millenials in Higher Education

  • April 10th, Friday from 2:30-3:30 in Knicely Conference Center 130

Creating an Assignment Calender

  • April 15th, Wednesday from 11:00-12:00 in Gary Ransdell Hall 1003

 

 To register for any BPMCT workshop, simply visit www.wku.edu/pdevents to reserve a spot.  In the future, we would like to offer seminars and workshops that are appropriate for the needs of specific departments and/or colleges. If you have an idea for a potential workshop and/or would like to propose putting one together, please let us know by sending us your idea - bpmct@wku.edu – we'd love to work with you on this.

 

Office of Sponsored Programs

The OSP seminar series is designed for WKU faculty and staff and is offered during the fall and spring semesters each year. Campus-wide email announcements will be sent prior to each seminar. Seating is limited.
** REGISTER HERE: www.wku.edu/pdevents **

Internal Grants at WKU

  • February 3rd, Tuesday from 12:00-2:00 in Potter Hall 301

Internal Grants at WKU

  • February 6th, Friday from 2:00-4:00 in Potter Hall 301

Introduction to External Grants

  • February 12th, Thursday from 2:30-4:30 in Potter Hall 301

 Introduction to Funding Searches

  • February 18th, Wednesday from 2:30-4:00 in College High Hall 2125

After the Award Letter: How to Administer Your Grant

  • February 19th, Thursday from 2:30-4:30 in Potter 301

Grants and Contracts Accounting

  • February 25th, Wednesday from 2:30-4:30 in Potter 301

Teaching and Learning With Technology

The following workshops are offered through the Office of Distance Learning.

 Electronic Grading (Webinar)

  • March 2nd. Monday from 2:00-3:00

 Using Periodic Feedback to Improve your classes (Webinar)

  • March 3rd, Tuesday from 1:00-1:30

Safe Assign Not just for Plagiarism Detection Anymore (Webinar)

  • March 4th, Wednesday from 1:00-1:30

 Electronic Grading (Webinar)

  • March 5th, Thursday from 1:00-2:00

Quality Matters Standards 1: Course Overview and Introduction

  • March 5th, Thursday from 2:30-3:30 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Using Periodic Feedback to Improve your classes (Webinar)

  • March 6th, Friday from 1:30-2;00

Blended Learning Bootcamp

  • March 9th, Monday from 9:00-4:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Using Blackboards Rubrics to Improve Teaching and Learning

  • March 10th, Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 in Garrett Conference Center room 203

Blended Learning Bootcamp

  • March 11h, Wednesday from 9:00-4:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Building Better Discussion (Board) Questions

  • March 17th, Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Safe Assign Not just for Plagiarism Detection Anymore (Webinar)

  • March 19th, Thursday from 11:30-12:00

Quality Matters Standard 2: Learning Objectives

  • March 19th, Thursday from 2:30-3:30 in Garrett Conference Center Room 203

Using Adaptive Release to Create a Personalized Learning Experience (Webinar)

  • March 23rd, Monday from 1:00-1:30

Using Adaptive Release to Create a Personalized Learning Experience (Webinar)

  • March 26th, Thursday from 1:00-1:30

Quality Matters Standard 3: Assessment and Measurement

  • March 26th, Thursday form 2:30-3:30 in Garrett Conference Center

 


Research Methods and Statistics

  • Data Mining using SAS Workshop (Restricted to Faculty for now)
    • Wednesday, January   20-22 in Grise Hall 135

*** If you have an event or workshop that is appropriate for the professional development of faculty and/or graduate students, and if you would like to advertise this event on the Center for Faculty Development's Future Events webpage, please contact Jerry Daday by email (jerry.daday@wku.edu) or phone (270-745-3197). ***

 Please use www.wku.edu/pdevents to register for any of the workshops/seminars listed on this page.

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