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Innovations in Teaching
An informal discussion of faculty members' innovative approaches to teaching and student learning
Led by Drs. Beverly Mason (Sociology) and Bill Whalen (Biology)
Friday, February 22, 2002 / Noon - 1:00 PM

Active Learning and Critical Thinking
This workshop explores ways to develop their critical thinking both in class and out of class.
Led by Dr. Michele Levy, Professor of English and Director of the Cultural Studies Task Force, North Carolina A & T State University
Saturday, February 19, 2005 / 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Service Learning Workshop
Learn how to enhance student learning through community service.
Led by Dr. Catherine Ludlum Foos
Friday, October 20, 2006 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Active Learning
Come discuss strategies for creating a learning-centered classroom environment
Led by Cori Brock and Leslie Richardson
Tuesday, April 3, 2007 / 12:15 PM - 01:05 AM

Using Learning Communities in STEM Disciplines
Dr. Orlando Taylor, the Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at Howard University will be leading this workshop.
Led by Dr. Orlando Taylor, Vice Provost for Research, Dean of Graduate School, Howard University
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 / 9:00 - 10:30 AM

So You're Thinking About Service Learning?
This workshop is for those who are thinking about incorporating service learning assignments into their courses as well as those who are looking to enhance their on-going activities.
Led by Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology), Donna Robinson (Pharmacy) and Kimberly Reese (Office of Service Learning)
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 / 3:30 - 4:20 PM

Getting Started with Service-Learning
This workshop is designed to help faculty members who are considering service-learning in their courses for the first time.
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Hammer (CAT), Dr. Ross Louis (Communications/CAT), Ms. Hazel Parker (CSLS), Ms. Typhanie Jasper-Butler (CSLS), Ms. Nedra Alcorn (Dean of Students), Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
Thursday, September 25, 2008 / 12:15 PM - 01:05 AM

Service-Learning Showcase
discover how to make your project meaningful
Led by Dr. Mark Gstohl, Service-Learning Faculty in Residence
Thursday, October 22, 2009 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Service Learning Seminar
Service Learning Seminar
Led by Dr. Mark Gstohl, Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer
Thursday, April 15, 2010 / 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Who Are You?
Your Vocation & Our Shared Mission
Led by Bart Everson, CAT
Friday, October 22, 2010 / 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Integrative Learning/Transformative Education Spotlight
Connecting esoteric content to 'real life'
Thursday, March 31, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

How Students Learn
Come out to discuss how your students learn...
Led by Dr. Vaneshette Henderson
Thursday, September 8, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Get STEM Students to Focus on Learning Instead of Grades: Metacognition is the Key!
The key to improving student learning in STEM!
Led by Dr. Saundra McGuire, LSU Associate Vice Chancellor for Retention, Learning & Teaching
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 / Noon - 1:15 PM

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key!
The key to improving student learning!
Led by Dr. Saundra McGuire, LSU Associate Vice Chancellor for Retention, Learning & Teaching
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 / 3:30 - 4:45 PM

How Students Learn: STEM
Come out to discuss how your students learn STEM...
Led by Dr. Vaneshette Henderson
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 / Noon - 1:00 PM

Creating a Learning Environment to Promote Intellectual and Personal Development
Learn strategies to improve retention by stressing not only intellectual, but also personal and interpersonal development in your students!
Led by Dr. Jeanette Norden
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 / 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Why You Should Do Service Learning
Service Learning
Led by Dr. Mark Gstohl
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Supporting Your Own Creativity
Teaching, research, service -- all may be viewed as a creative acts.
Led by Bart Everson, CAT
Thursday, January 24, 2013 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

50 Web Tools in 50 Minutes
The title says it all.
Led by Mr. Bart Everson
Thursday, February 21, 2013 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

RTLT: Reading as Service
Read Today, Lead Tomorrow contains a component that focuses on using reading as a means of helping our community through literacy-based service projects.
Led by Dr. Jason Todd (English/QEP); Dr. Mark Gstohl (Theology/CAT)
Thursday, March 21, 2013 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 AM

Content Curation for Teaching and Learning
Learn about the concept and process of content curation, including web tools and ideas for in-class application.
Led by Bart Everson, CAT
Thursday, September 12, 2013 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

What Do You Love?
And how does this inform your teaching?
Led by Bart Everson, CAT
Thursday, February 6, 2014 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Fostering Reciprocity in Service Learning
One critique of service learning is that it might perpetuate the imbalance of those in positions of privilege naming the problems and the solutions for the less privileged. Come join us in a discussion of how to make service learning more reciprocal.
Led by Jeremy Tuman (English)
Thursday, September 18, 2014 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

How shall I live, knowing I will die?
How does awareness of mortality inform our teaching and connect us to the Xavier mission?
Led by Bart Everson, CAT
Monday, September 22, 2014 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Technological Change: Everything That Is Old Is New Again
Guest presenter Sue Frantz returns to discuss useful technology tools--beginners encouraged to attend!
Led by Sue Frantz (Highline College)
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 / 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Educational Technology Community (ETC)
we can share some apps and websites that we use and that our colleagues may also find useful
Led by Karen Nichols
Thursday, February 5, 2015 / 3:00 - 3:45 PM

Educational Technology Community Monthly Discussion
Join us virtually to share what works and get some new ideas for your Discussion Boards
Led by Karen Nichols
Friday, April 10, 2015 / Noon - 12:50 PM

ETC: Educational Technology Community
Join us virtually every Friday at noon to share your interests in educational technology.
Led by Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
Friday, August 28, 2015 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Create Accessible Course Materials
This workshop will look at multimedia elements and focus on ways to include text for the hearing impaired as well as those users who may be in situations where they prefer to have text to read.
Led by Ms. Janice Florent, Dr. Karen Nichols
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Using VoiceThread to Enhance Discussions
Attend this workshop to find out how to create a more engaging and effective learning environment with the addition of VoiceThreads.
Led by Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD) and Dr. Esrom Pitre (DOEC)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

ETC: Self-Grade Checklist
Dr. Amanda Helm will show how to combine Blackboard quizzes and adaptive release assignments to help students pre-grade their own assignments
Led by Dr. Amanda Helm
Friday, March 18, 2016 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Value of Voice: Using VoiceThread for Teaching and Learning
Attend this workshop to find out how to create a more engaging and effective learning environment with the addition of VoiceThreads.
Led by Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD) and Dr. Cary Caro (Business)
Thursday, September 8, 2016 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Why Students Don't Learn What We Think We Teach
Understand why formal education often fails to make substantive and lasting changes in how learners think and behave.
Led by Dr. Robert Duke (The University of Texas at Austin)
Friday, September 23, 2016 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Pharmacy New Faculty Orientation #3
This is a special workshop for new faculty pharmacy.
Led by Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/PSYC); Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD/ENGL)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 / Noon - 1:00 PM

Service-Learning Workshop
Come hear service-learning faculty members Mark Gstohl, Richard Peters, and Mehnaaz Ali respond to recent critiques of the role of the university, and engage with us as we weigh the value of service-learning within a liberal arts education.
Led by Mr. Jeremy Tuman (CAT+FD; ENGL); Dr. Mark Gstohl (THEO); Dr. Richard Peters (BSAD); Dr. Mehnaaz Ali (CHEM)
Thursday, February 9, 2017 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Active Learning in the Classroom and Laboratory
Evidence for the value of active learning strategies that engage students
Led by Dr. Thomas Wenzel (Bates College)
Thursday, March 9, 2017 / 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Connecting Communities Through Engagement
Learn how to achieve course outcomes through service-learning projects
Led by Mr. Jeremy Tuman (CAT+FD, ENGL)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 / 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Emotional Intelligence, Part 2
This is a special workshop developed at the request of the College of Pharmacy faculty.
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD; PSYC); Dr. Jason Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
Friday, April 13, 2018 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

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