Events: Spring 2016
The Center for Teaching Excellence offers conferences, workshops, panel discussions, reading groups, and other events open to all faculty (full-time, adjuncts, and staff who teach) at St. Edward's University.
[Note: The information on this page is also available as a PDF.]
New Faculty Orientation
Tuesday, January 5, 8:00 - 3:00, Mabee Ballrooms
Orientation, lunch meetings with colleagues, and Canvas training.
Books & Coffee Reading Group
Book: Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology - Michelle D. Miller
Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 | Dates: January 28, February 25, March 31, April 21
Peer-to-Peer Teaching Exchange Program
Work with a colleague to observe one another's teaching, exchange feedback on assignment and course design, or review scholarship of teaching and learning projects. The Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Teaching Exchange Program was created to give St. Edward's instructors the opportunity to learn about teaching from one another and to build mutually supportive relationships with colleagues -- both within and between the university's schools. The program is open to all St. Edward's faculty.
Friday, January 29, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, JBWS 180 - Preparation Workshop
This fall, faculty members have the opportunity to participate in two learning communities. A group of faculty members with a shared interest in the topic will meet together over the course of a semester or year, reading about and working on projects related to the group's topic.
New Faculty Seminar (for new full-time faculty)
Fridays, February 5 (Trustee 104), March 4, April 22 (Fleck 305) from 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Writing Circles
Monthly meetings, schedule TBD by groups
Join a small writing / project group to make progress on your SoTL project. For more info, or to sign up, visit the SoTL Circles page.
Alternative Forms of Feedback: Specifications Grading, Contract Grading, and Holistic Grading
Thursdays, February 11, March 3, April 7, and May 5, from 11 am - 12 pm, Ragsdale 319
Conversations on Teaching: Presentations, Discussions, Workshops
Workshops, presentations, panels, and discussions on a wide range of teaching topics.
Designing Group Projects with International Students: Maximizing the Benefits,
Minimizing the Risks
Thursday, February 4, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Fleck 314
~ Mary Rist, Literature, Writing, & Rhetoric; CTE Faculty Fellow in Global Learning
~ Keith Ward, Management
Refreshments served. Please RSVP
Working with Students in Distress
Wednesday, February 17, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Fleck 305
~Calvin Kelly, Rachael Neal, Steven Pinkenberg, Steve Rodenborn, Lynn Rudloff
Refreshments served. Please RSVP.
Lit Review: Critical Readings about Teaching and Learning:
Topic: Debates about Lecturing, the Research on Its Effectiveness and Strategies for Making It Work
Friday, March 4, 12:00 1:30, Fleck 305
Lunch will be served at 11:45. Please RSVP
Graduating Seniors Share Their Best Learning Experiences at SEU
Wednesday,April 13, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Fleck 305
Refreshments served. Please RSVP
Innovation Fellowship Programs
Spring Cohort Gathering & Discussion - TBD
~ Co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence and Instructional Technology
Faculty Honors Ceremony & Faculty Recognition Gathering
Wed, Apr 20, 4-6 pm - Mabee Ballrooms
~ Co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Department of Instructional Technology, and the Office of Assessment
Join us for food, drink, and a chance to unwind. We will also recognize those who have won teaching awards, advising awards, or received grants or fellowships.
Late Spring - some sessions of the Innovation Institute will be open to all faculty, not just Innovation Fellows.
~ Co-organized by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Instructional Technology and the Munday Library
Past Event Schedules
To see other public events we have offered recently, click on any of the following semesters: