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Teams and Team Assignments
Formulas for Success, Recipes for Disaster
Led by Dr. Janet Gillespie, Business Department
Friday, October 26, 2001 / 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

E-Moderating
Developing and Managing On-line Discussions
Led by Ms. Elizabeth Rhodes, CAT & Dr. Deborah Bordelon, Division of Education
Wednesday, November 28, 2001 / 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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 / 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Where are we? Where are we going? And why?
Come discuss issues related to teaching with technology at Xavier
Led by V. J. DuRapau, Jr., Professor, Department of Mathematics
Thursday, February 28, 2002 / 2:45 - 4:00 PM

Designing Essay Questions and Grading Criteria
A mini-workshop for all Xavier faculty members
Led by Dr. Nicole P. Greene (English Department)
Tuesday, April 2, 2002 / 12:15 - 1:30 PM

You Can't Memorize How to Think
The intent of this workshop is to promote a focus on critical thinking as a teaching and learning philosophy. Participants will hear about, discuss, and generate some new ways of handling class meetings and assessment.
Led by Dr. Elliott Hammer, Xavier University Psychology Department
Wednesday, January 22, 2003 / 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Integrating Courses in Business Education
This workshop will present a case method of instruction for integrating a set of business courses.
Led by Drs. Amaresh Das and Anil Kukreja, Ms. Elizabeth Broussard, and Mr. Brian Jones (Business Department)
Thursday, February 13, 2003 / 12:15 - 1:00 PM

How PowerPoint Made Me More Interesting
Dr. Homan's other suggestion for the title was, ''PowerPoint's Miraculous Ability to Enable a Middle-Aged Fat Guy to More Effectively Communicate with Teenagers.'' Need we say more?
Led by Dr. Michael Homan (Theology Department)
Monday, September 8, 2003 / 12:00 - 12:45 PM

Classroom Tools: Student response devices
Two systems will be discussed and one demonstrated with audience participation.
Led by Gayna Stevens Credle,Ph.D.
Monday, September 22, 2003 / 12:00 - 1:00 PM

The Workings of Team Teaching
Four faculty members share their recent experiences of teaching team-taught courses.
Led by Drs. Deborah Bordelon (Education), Nancy Martino (Communications), Robert Berman (Philosophy), and Todd Stanislav (Biology)
Wednesday, September 24, 2003 / 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Writing and Evaluating Essay Questions and Responses
Come learn about composing and grading essay questions, with an eye on national standards.
Led by Dr. Tom Bonner (Professor and Chair, English Department)
Wednesday, October 8, 2003 / 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Writing and Evaluating Essay Questions and Responses
Come learn about composing and grading essay questions, with an eye on national standards.
Led by Dr. Tom Bonner (Professor and Chair, English Department)
Thursday, October 9, 2003 / 12:15 - 1:00 PM

Undergraduates as Classroom Teachers
Advice and guidance on how to initiate programs involving undergraduates as classroom teachers.
Led by Drs. Mike Adams and Ann Privett (Associate professors of Chemistry)
Thursday, October 30, 2003 / 12:15 - 1:00 PM

Teaching for Strategic Learning
This live teleconference will be filled with lots of practical tips and examples on motivating students and promoting learning.
Led by Dr. Wilbert McKeachie, author of "Teaching Tips" and Dr. Claire Ellen Weinstein, author of "The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory"
Thursday, November 13, 2003 / 12:30 - 2:00 PM

Teaching for Strategic Learning
An archive of the November 13, 2003 live teleconference featuring two of the nation's leading experts on classroom teaching/learning and student motivation.
Led by Dr. Wilbert McKeachie, author of "Teaching Tips" and Dr. Claire Ellen Weinstein, author of "The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory"
Saturday, November 22, 2003 / 1:00 - 1:00 PM

Do You "See" What I "See"?
This workshop will investigate instructor verbal and nonverbal immediacy communication behaviors that affect student learning and willingness to communicate.
Led by Drs. Dominique Gendrin and Stephanie Thomson, Xavier U. Communications Department
Tuesday, January 6, 2004 / 1:00 - 3:30 PM

Teaching Well With Technology
Dr. Kevin Barry, Assistant Director of Notre Dame University's Center for Teaching and Learning, demonstrates various technologies as they apply to student learning.
Led by Dr. Kevin Barry, Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Notre Dame University
Wednesday, January 7, 2004 / 9:00 - 11:30 AM

You Can't Memorize How to Think
The intent of this workshop is to promote a focus on critical thinking as a teaching and learning philosophy. Participants will hear about, discuss, and generate some new ways of handling class meetings and assessment.
Led by Dr. Elliott Hammer, Psychology Dept.
Wednesday, January 21, 2004 / 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Beyond Lecture
This workshop answers the question: How can I foster active learning when there's so much to cover?
Led by Dr. Lanny Foss, College of Pharmacy and Mr. Ron Bechet, Art Dept.
Tuesday, February 3, 2004 / 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Future Prospects for Team-Taught Courses
Come discuss opportunities and issues related to team-taught courses at Xavier.
Led by Dr. Todd Stanislav (Biology Department and Center for the Advancement of Teaching)
Friday, February 13, 2004 / 12:00 - 1:00 PM

E-Moderating
Developing and Managing On-line Discussions
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes (Library), Dr. Deborah Bordelon (Division of Education), Dr. Stephanie Thomson (Dept. of Communications)
Wednesday, March 10, 2004 / 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Creating Engaged Learning Environments for Today's Students
As our student population changes, research has shown that innovative instructional strategies are crucial in helping students succeed. This teleconference focuses on proven pedagogies that work in the classroom.
Led by Jim Burns (University of South Carolina), James Groccia (Auburn University), Suzanne Hamid (Lee University), and Constance Staley (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs)
Thursday, March 25, 2004 / 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Geeks Gone Wild
A workshop on using movie clips to spark student interest and stimulate discussion.
Led by Dr. Michael Homan (Theology) and Dr. Mark Gstohl (Theology)
Monday, September 27, 2004 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Learning Groups
Tips for incorporating group work across the disciplines.
Led by Dr. Paul McCreary (Mathematics)
Thursday, October 14, 2004 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Presentation Skills
A workshop on developing quality presentation skills.
Led by Dr. Patricia Lieveld (Pharmacy)
Saturday, October 16, 2004 / 9:00 AM - noon PM

Follow-up to Kevin Barry
A panel of faculty shares improvements in their teaching, inspired by last semester's workshops led by Dr. Kevin Barry of Notre Dame University.
Led by Dr. David Lanoue (English and CAT), Dr. Howard Mielke (Pharmacy), and Dr. Paul Schafer (Philosophy)
Thursday, October 21, 2004 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Learning Groups
A longer, follow-up to the ''Learning Groups'' workshop on 10/14.
Led by Dr. Paul McCreary (Math)
Tuesday, October 26, 2004 / 3:00 - 4:50 PM

CAT Colloquium: Media and Methods
A showcase of recent projects that use technology to enhance instruction.
Led by Dr. Gayna Stevens-Credle
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 / 12:00 - 12:50 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

CAT Colloquium: Research and Teaching Communities
A showcase of recent projects in the Communities Initiative.
Led by Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore, Political Science Chair
Thursday, April 21, 2005 / 2:40 - 3:55 PM

Beyond Coverage
An innovative approach that replaces ''coverage'' with ''uncoverage'' ... with practical demonstrations of what this means.
Led by Dr. Lendol Calder, Augustana College; Carnegie Scholar, the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Saturday, September 24, 2005 / 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Lemonade from Lemons
An interdisciplinary roundtable on Hurricane Katrina projects and assignments across the curriculum.
Led by Dr. David Lanoue, Professor of English and CAT Faculty-in-Residence
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 / 4:00 - 5:30 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 In-Class Group Work to Promote Active Learning
Come learn (and share) some effective group work strategies to increase student engagement and active learning in your classes.
Led by Dr. Wendy Gaudin (History), and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology)
Thursday, September 27, 2007 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Facilitating Class Discussions
Come learn (and share) some strategies to increase student engagement through effective class discussions.
Led by Dr. Leslie Richardson (CAT, English) and Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 / 3:30 - 4:20 PM

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

Teaching with Smart Board and Smart Sympodium
This workshop will explain what an interactive whiteboard is and will showcase how Xavier faculty use it in the classroom.
Led by Dr. Tom Wiese (Pharmacy), Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
Thursday, January 17, 2008 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Energize Your Classes with Active Learning Assignments
Energize Your Classes with Active Learning Assignments
Led by Dr. Dominique Gendrin (Communications) and Dr. Cori Brock (Pharmacy)
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 / 3:30 - 4:20 PM

Infusing a Global Perspective in Our Courses
Discuss the importance of global citizenship for our students; Learn what Xavier is already doing in this area; Share ways that you cover these issues in your courses
Led by Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science), Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
Thursday, February 14, 2008 / 12:15 - 1:05 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

Is a Tablet PC Right for You?
Are you interested in knowing what a Tablet PC is and how they are used in education? If so, this workshop is for you.
Led by Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Levon Bostanian (Pharmacy)
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Utilizing Oral History in the Classroom
This workshop will discuss ways in which instructors can utilize oral history not only to enhance student's interest and understanding of class material but to also enhance their critical thinking and writing skills.
Led by Dr. Steve Salm (History), Dr. Wendy Gaudin (History), and Dr. Ross Louis (CAT/CUR/Communications)
Thursday, March 12, 2009 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Writing to a Thesis
Learn about a 15 - 30 minutes writing exercise that allows students to develop a thesis as well as brainstormed key points for further exploration.
Led by Dr. David Lanoue (English)
Thursday, September 10, 2009 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Commenting on Student Writing
Bring your questions as well as your suggestions about commenting on student writing as we hear from our in-house resources.
Led by Dr. Jason Todd (Director, Writing Center) and Dr. Leslie Richardson (English/CAT)
Monday, October 5, 2009 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

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

Cultivating a Reflective Classroom
This presentation will examine the use of contemplative practices in the college classroom.
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology); Mr. Bart Everson (CAT)
Monday, November 7, 2011 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Everybody's a Visual Learner
Learn about the importance of visual learning and strategies you can use in your class to enhance learning
Led by Dr. Vaneshette Henderson, Ms. Janice Florent, and Mr. Bart Everson
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 / 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Leading Reading Discussions
Read Today, Lead Tomorrow
Led by Ms. Katheryn Laborde (English) and Ms. Linda Rodriguez (English)
Thursday, April 12, 2012 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Mindfulness for You & Your Students
Awareness and attention can be cultivated.
Led by Bart Everson, CAT
Monday, September 10, 2012 / 12:00 - 12:50 PM

Using Clickers for Student Engagement
Do you want your students to think critically while testing their understanding about what they are learning? If so, this workshop is for you.
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT and Psychology) and Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 / 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Disability & Accessibility in STEM
Interacting with and teaching STEM students with disabilities
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 / 12:00 - 12:50 PM

Disability & Accessibility
Interacting with and teaching students with disabilities
Led by Dr. Tiera Coston, CAT
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

The Contemplative Classroom
How three Xavier faculty have implemented a contemplative pedagogy in their courses.
Led by Drs. Kate Eskine (PSYC), Ross Louis (CMST) & Lisa Schulte (PSYC)
Thursday, January 16, 2014 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Contemplative Pedagogy Workshop
In this panel session participants will engage in a contemplative exercise. We will discuss contemplative pedagogy and invite you to discuss how you are using these practices in your classes.
Led by Bart Everson (CAT); Kate Eskine (Psychology); Wendy Gaudin (Freshman Siminar); Lisa Gipson-Schulte (Psychology); Ross Louis (Communication Studies)
Thursday, November 13, 2014 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM

Using Clickers for Student Engagement
Do you want your students to think critically while testing their understanding about what they are learning? If so, this workshop is for you.
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT and Psychology) and Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 / 12:00 - 12:50 PM

2015 I-CUBED/RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
I-CUBED/RISE
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Monday, June 29, 2015 / 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Physics Training Workshop
Pedagogical and academic tools for introductory physics professors
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
Thursday, August 20, 2015 / 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Flipped Classroom Workshop
Have you ever thought, If I didn't have to spend so much time in class lecturing on the material, I'd have a lot more time to help my students learn?
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/Psychology); Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD); Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD/English)
Monday, September 14, 2015 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Flipped Classroom Workshop (for PsyD faculty)
Have you ever thought,
Led by Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD/English)
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 / 10:00 - 11:00 AM

2016 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
RISE/BUILD
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

2017 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
RISE/BUILD
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

The Classroom as Practice
Using
Led by Dr. Christopher Hakala, Executive Director, University Teaching and Learning and Professor of Psychology, Quinnipiac University
Monday, July 17, 2017 / 1:00 - 2:00 PM



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