PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP

PROF-it Seminars: 2010 – 2011

Fall 2010 Workshops

 

Friday, August 27, 2010

Teaching and Learning Workshop

UMBC Campus, Lecture Hall 4, Academic IV Lecture Hall

8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Topics include:

  • Teaching DisciplinaryThinking (Speakers: Dr. Linda Hodges, Director of the UMBC Faculty Development Center)
  • Blackboard (Speaker: Karin Readel, Director of Instructional Technology)
  • Conflict Resolution (Speakers: Stephanie Lazarus and Jeff Cullen from Judicial Affairs)
  • Information to assist students with disabilities (Speaker: Assoc. Vice Provost Cynthia Hill)
  • The PROF-it program ($2000 to teach at Community College)
  • Applying for the “Introduction to an Honors University” teaching opportunity ($1000)
  • Panels of experienced TAs and instructors for Social Sciences and Humanities disciplines, and for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields.
  • 1:00 Lunch seminar on Life/Work Balance with Dr. Robert Deluty, Professor of Psychology.

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The following seminars  for Fall 2010 will be held from 12 noon – 2:00 PM in Room 329, Commons, UMBC Campus


PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

October 1, 2010 – Developing a Syllabus

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4365

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PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

October 22, 2010 – Consider Teaching at a Community College

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4755

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PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

November 5, 2010 – Presenting in Front of a Classroom

12-2 PM, Commons 329, UMBC Campus

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4938

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PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar

December 3, 2010 – Learning Styles

12-2 PM, Commons 329, UMBC Campus

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5127

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Spring 2011 Workshops

These workshops are sponsored by UMBC’s Faculty Development Center

(For Faculty, Instructors, Graduate Students, and Postdoctoral Fellows)


Teaching College Science

A 3-part luncheon series

12:00 – 1:30 PM, January 6, 13, and 20, 2011

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5259

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Teaching with Clickers for Deep Learning

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. – University Center 310

Guest Speaker: Dr. Derek Bruff, noted author of Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP by February 4th to fdc@umbc.edu.

http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5668

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The Power of Using Small Group Activities to Promote Student Learning
Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – University Center 310
A panel of UMBC faculty will share the variety of ways that they have used students working in small groups either in or out of class as a way to help students develop deeper understanding.
Lunch will be provided. RSVP by February 23, 2011 to fdc@umbc.edu

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Writing an Effective Teaching Statement and Constructing a Teaching Portfolio

Wednesday, 3/16/11 , UC Ballroom Lounge, 12 noon – 1:30 PM

RSVP by March 9 : http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5910

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‘Group Work That Really Works’ – Team-Based Learning
Wednesday, April 13, 201112:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Come explore this classroom approach that exploits the elements of effective group work in a coherent strategy that promotes students’ self-directed learning.
Lunch will be provided – Location TBA RSVP by April 6th to fdc@umbc.edu.

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UMBC’s Faculty Development Center, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and Office of Instructional Technology are sponsoring the February, March, and April three-part series of luncheon workshops and panel discussions on Active Learning. For updates visit: http://www.umbc.edu/fdc/

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