CAT+FD: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development
In this first QEP workshop we will identify and dicsuss the operational definitions related to reading activities and procedures.
Led by Dr. Glenda Hembree (Education), Dr. Maryam Foroozesh (Chemistry), and Ms. Kenya Campbell (Office of Academic Enhancement)
Thursday, January 21, 2010 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
QEP: Strategies for Fostering Active Reading
Two reading strategies will be presented to the group: possible sentences for the development of vocabulary and question and answer relationships for the development of comprehension.
Led by Dr. Glenda Hembree (Education)
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Books for Guys
How do we encourage more reading in young men? It might be no more complicated than pointing them toward books that describe situations and characters with whom they can identify.
Led by Robert Skinner (Library)
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Led by Bart Everson
Thursday, April 22, 2010 / 12:15 - 2:30 PM
What are Students Really Reading?
Ever wonder what your students would choose to read for pleasure? A panel discussion with four current Xavier students about what they enjoy reading and why
Led by Farrah Gafford (Sociology) and Kathryn Laborde (English)
Thursday, September 9, 2010 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
QEP 2: Student Learning Outcomes
Led by Drs. Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Glenda Hembree and Jay Todd
Thursday, October 7, 2010 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
Read Today, Lead Tomorrow
Come learn about innovative things your colleagues are doing in their QEP-designated courses.
Led by 2010 FaCTS Fellows
Monday, November 8, 2010 / 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Reading Across the Curriculum
This will be an informal discussion on what is meant by "discipline-specific reading instruction" and why Read Today, Lead Tomorrow places so much importance on it.
Led by Dr. Jason Todd (QEP Director)
Thursday, January 27, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
The "Don't, Won't, Can't" Problem:
Alice Horning in a national figure in
Led by Dr. Alice Horning
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 / 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Classroom and Course Assessment of Active Reading Tasks
This session will assist instructors with strategies to assess learning outcomes related to course-based active reading assignments.
Led by Mr. Jacques Detiege (Academic Affairs) & Dr. Jason Todd (QEP)
Thursday, March 24, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
Reading in College
What are the ramifications of our reading assignments? The authors of the recently released Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses have put forward their opinions. Now is the time to put forward yours.
Led by Dr. Jason Todd (QEP/English); Dr. Elizabeth Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
Thursday, April 7, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
Read Today, Lead Tomorrow
Through a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation, the QEP Office is able to provide a limited number of awards up to $1,000 to support innovative methods for helping our students improve their active reading skills.
Led by Dr. Jason Todd, QEP Director; Dr. Sindhu Unnithan, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Ms. Michele Woods, Reference Librarian
Thursday, September 15, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
Teaching Reading in the Content Classroom
On Thursday, October 20, you can hear about some of the creative ways a number of departments have approached this challenge.
Led by Dr. Elliott Hammer, Associate Professor of Psychology; Dr. Andrea Edwards, Associate Professor of Computer Science; Dr. Elizabeth Manley, Assistant Professor of History; and Dr. Mark Gstohl, Associate Professor of Theology
Thursday, October 20, 2011 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
Giving Useful Feedback on Reflective Writing Assignments
In this workshop, we will focus on how to provide feedback to students on their reflective writing assignments.
Led by Dr. Jay Todd (English)
Thursday, March 1, 2012 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
The Problem with Word Problems
Join us as we discuss how word problems (in any discipline) can be used to challenge our students and how we can help our students enhance the skills necessary to meet that challenge.
Led by Jay Todd (English); Tiera Coston (CAT); Andrea Edwards (Computer Science)
Thursday, October 17, 2013 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
Reading: The Problem with Word Problems
Come learn what the scholarship of teaching and learning says about word problems as well as practical ways to use word problems and improve students' confidence when faced with them.
Led by J. Todd, Andrea Edwards & Tiera Coston
Thursday, February 20, 2014 / 12:15 - 1:05 PM
RTLT: Dr. Maryanne Wolf
Dr. Maryanne Wolf
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Facilitating Productive Class Discussions
Interested in increaseing the effectiveness of class discussion (either in class or online)? Come to this workshop.
Led by Dr. Mark Gstohl (Theology) & Dr. Brian Turner (Psychology)
Monday, September 29, 2014 / Noon - 12:50 PM
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