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Brightspace Quick Start Training Session

Do you need help setting up your Brightspace courses? If so, this Quick Start Session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, December 15, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Brightspace Quick Start Training Session

Do you need help setting up your Brightspace courses? If so, this Quick Start Session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Overcoming Student Learning Bottlenecks

Decoding the Disciplines

  • Led by: Joan Middendorf (Indiana University)
  • Date: Monday, December 11, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (LRC 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Virtual Classrooms and Video Assignments

Learn how to use YouSeeU in Brightspace for virtual classrooms, virtual office hours, and for video assignments.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+)
  • Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location: Online
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Virtual Classrooms and Video Assignments

Learn how to use YouSeeU in Brightspace for virtual classrooms, virtual office hours, and for video assignments.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+)
  • Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Online
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Hands-on Training

This workshop must be completed before access to Cayuse 424 will be provided.

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Training Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: ORSP
  • Workshop details

CAT+FD Holiday Open House

Join us for some holiday treats and great conversation!

  • Led by: CAT+FD
  • Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

December Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Making the Grade: Using the Grades and Rubrics Tools in Brightspace

Learn how to use Brightspace's Grades Tool to post grades online and to use the Rubrics Tool to assess student work.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+)
  • Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Making the Grade: Using the Grades and Rubrics Tools in Brightspace

Learn how to use Brightspace's Grades Tool to post grades online and to use the Rubrics Tool to assess student work.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Hands-on Training

This workshop must be completed before access to Cayuse 424 will be provided.

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Training Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: ORSP
  • Workshop details

Fall Faculty Book Club #3

This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
  • Date: Monday, November 20, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Mentor's Role in Shaping the Ethical Behavior of Mentees

This is a P-MAX Event

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

SERG (Science Education Research Group)

An informal, multidisciplinary open forum for the discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex - Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Tests and Surveys

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+)
  • Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Tests and Surveys

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+)
  • Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Digital Humanities and the Community

This is a Core Curriculum Enhancement event.

  • Led by: Dr. Richard Peters (Business); Dr. Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir (History)
  • Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Measuring Student Learning Outcomes

This is a special workshop developed at the request of the College of Pharmacy faculty.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL); Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD; PSYC)
  • Date: Friday, November 10, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag #3

New faculty members can bring their lunches and learn about the support provided by Xavier's ORSP office.

  • Led by: Dr. Floristina Payton-Stewart (CAT+FD, CHEM)
  • Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)

Learn how to use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+) and Dr. Jason Todd (English and CAT+)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)

Learn how to use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+) and Dr. Jason Todd (English and CAT+)
  • Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
  • Time: 2:45 - 4:15 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

November Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Collect and Grade Student Work using the Assignment Tool

Learn how to use the Assignment tool in Brightspace to collect, manage, and grade assignments.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD) and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD and Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: 1:15 - 2:45 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

SERG (Science Education Research Group)

Topic: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex - Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Brown-Bag #3

Cost sharing, Indirect Cost waivers, and other Special Permissions

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Workshop details

Brightspace: Collect and Grade Student Work using the Assignment Tool

Learn how to use the Assignment tool in Brightspace to collect, manage, and grade assignments.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD) and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD and Psychology)
  • Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Halloween Social Hour

Take some time to catch up with your colleagues from around campus and to help us celebrate our favorite holiday.

  • Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room - LRC 534A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CCE - The Digital Humanities and Social Media

This is a Core Curriculum Enhancement event.

  • Led by: TBA
  • Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Keep Students Engaged Between Class Meetings

Attend this workshop to find out how to communicate and collaborate with your students outside of class using Brightspace.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Keep Students Engaged Between Class Meetings

Attend this workshop to find out how to communicate and collaborate with your students outside of class using Brightspace.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Fall Faculty Book Club #2

This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
  • Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CCE - Writing to Learn Saturday Workshop

A half-day workshop to enable faculty to use Writing to Learn techniques.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd (ENGL/CAT+FD)
  • Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Getting Your Feet Wet: An Introduction to Brightspace

Attend this workshop to learn about the exciting things you will be able to do in Brightspace (our new learning management system).

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Getting Your Feet Wet: An Introduction to Brightspace

Attend this workshop to learn about the exciting things you will be able to do in Brightspace (our new learning management system).

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • Time: 1:15 - 2:45 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

SERG (Science Education Research Group)

An informal, multidisciplinary open forum for the discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex - Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Getting Your Feet Wet: An Introduction to Brightspace

Attend this workshop to learn about the exciting things you will be able to do in Brightspace (our new learning management system).

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Library Resource Center room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

ETC: Education Technology Community

Exploring Ethical Considerations of Educational Technology with Your Students

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE)
  • Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Online
  • Sponsor: CCSDE
  • Workshop details

CCE - Interdisciplinary Approaches

This is a Core Curriculum Enhancement event.

  • Led by: Dr. Robin Runia (ENGL)
  • Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

October Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag #2

New faculty members can bring their lunches and discuss their experiences.

  • Led by: Dr. Floristina Payton-Stewart (CAT+FD, CHEM)
  • Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Brown-Bag #2

Planning for Proposal Development and Submission

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Workshop details

SERG (Science Education Research Group)

Topic: Quantitative Reasoning in XCOR

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex - Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Connecting Communities Through Engagement

Learn how to achieve course outcomes through service-learning projects

  • Led by: Mr. Jeremy Tuman (CAT+FD, ENGL)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Hands-on Training #4

This workshop must be completed before access to Cayuse 424 will be provided.

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Friday, September 29, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Training Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: ORSP
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Hands-on Training #3

This workshop must be completed before access to Cayuse 424 will be provided.

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Training Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: ORSP
  • Workshop details

CCE: The Nuts and Bolts of Core Class Assessment

A discussion of the possibilities for assessment as we design courses for our new core.

  • Led by: Dr. Amy Bellone-Hite (SOCI)
  • Date: Monday, September 25, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag #1

New faculty members can bring their lunches and learn about the unique aspects of teaching at an historically black university.

  • Led by: Dr. Floristina Payton-Stewart (CAT+FD, CHEM)
  • Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room - LRC 534A
  • Workshop details

CCE: Teaching Writing-Intensive Courses

What is a Writing-Intensive course? What does it require of the students? What does it require of the teacher?

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd (CAT+FD & ENGL); Dr. Bonnie Noonan (ENGL); Dr. Ronald Dorris (ENGL & AADS); Dr. Tia Smith (MSCM); Dr. Shearon Roberts (MSCM); Dr. Terry Watt (CHEM)
  • Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

SERG (Science Education Research Group)

Topic: Teaching and Assessment of Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex - Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Fall Faculty Book Club #1

This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
  • Date: Monday, September 18, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Hands-on Training #2

This workshop must be completed before access to Cayuse 424 will be provided.

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Training Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: ORSP
  • Workshop details

Writing Student Learning Outcomes

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)
  • Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Hands-on Training #1

This workshop must be completed before access to Cayuse 424 will be provided.

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Training Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: ORSP
  • Workshop details

Contracts and Compacts: Tools For Facilitating Effective Communication and Expectation Setting in Mentoring

This is a P-MAX Event

  • Led by: Dr. Florastina Payton-Stewart (Chemistry) and Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CAT+FD Social Hour (with a purpose)

How can we be a scholarly community if we don't know each other's scholarship?

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD; PSYC); Dr. Elizabeth Manley (HIST)
  • Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

The Digital Human: Implications for Teaching Undergraduates

How are modern science and technology changing the nature of humanity?

  • Led by: Mr. Daniel Lewis McGee
  • Date: Monday, September 11, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

SERG (Science Education Research Group)

An informal, multidisciplinary open forum for the discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex - Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Cayuse 424 Brown-Bag #1

Overview of Cayuse 424 for Proposal Development and Submission

  • Led by: Dr. Deborah Marshall (ORSP)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Workshop details

September Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

A Quarter of Quiet

Every Wednesday at half past noon

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson (CAT+FD)
  • Date: August 23, 2017-May 8, 2018
  • Time: 12:30 - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room, St. Katharine Drexel Chapel
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS 620
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, August 18, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)

Mentor Training

  • Led by: Various facilitators
  • Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+
  • Workshop details

The Classroom as Practice

Using

  • Led by: Dr. Christopher Hakala, Executive Director, University Teaching and Learning and Professor of Psychology, Quinnipiac University
  • Date: Monday, July 17, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library Resource Center, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: RISE/BUILD/CAT+
  • Workshop details

2017 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops

RISE/BUILD

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston
  • Date: July 11-18, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: RISE, BUILD, CAT+
  • Workshop details

It's Alive: Experimenting with Human Subjects

Cultural, emotional and societal considerations when experimenting with human subjects

  • Led by: Dr. Reston N. Bell, Licensed Clinical Psychology, Office of Forensic Services, Washington, D.C. Department of Behavioral Health
  • Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: NCF Science Complex Annex, Room 173
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CCE: Digital Humanities Summer Seminar

The week-long Digital Humanities CCE Summer Seminar encourages faculty members to plan, implement, and evaluate digital humanities projects in new or revised core courses.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Manley (HIST) and various regional and national digital humanities practitioners
  • Date: May 29-June 2, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

CCE: Interdisciplinary Summer Seminar

The week-long CCE Interdisciplinary Summer Seminar hopes to enable instructors to develop courses and curriculum consistent with these goals.

  • Led by: Dr. Evan Gatti (Elon University); Dr. Amy Johnson (Elon University)
  • Date: May 22-26, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

FaCTS Day 4

FaCTS

  • Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

FaCTS Day 3

FaCTS

  • Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

FaCTS Day 2

FaCTS

  • Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

FaCTS Day 1

FaCTS

  • Date: May 15-18, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brownbag #6

VPAA's Office

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio (CAT+FD; Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

CCE: Interdisciplinary Courses and the Core Curriculum

Learn about the advantages and challenges of teaching interdisciplinary classes at an HBCU.

  • Led by: Dr. Khadijah Miller (Norfolk State University)
  • Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Grant Writing 101

Do you know the difference between Institutional Advancement and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs?

  • Led by: Dr. David Robinson-Morris (OIA)
  • Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: Office of Institutional Advancement; Office of Research and Sponsored Programs; Faculty Research Committee
  • Workshop details

CCE: Interdisciplinary Courses and the Core Curriculum Saturday Workshop

Blurb goes here.

  • Led by: Dr. Stacy Kikendall (Park University)
  • Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Student Motivation Workshop (Pharmacy)

This is a special workshop for faculty in the College of Pharmacy.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD; PSYC); Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
  • Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Workshop details

Connecting Communities: Ideas for Xavier's Newest Course

Are you interested in the new XCOR 1010: Connecting Communities class? Curious about it? Confused? Learn about the ideas behind the course and brainstorm topics for this exciting new opportunity!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; English); Dr. Steve Salm (History)
  • Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

CAT+FD Social Hour

Catch up with your colleagues before the end of the semester.

  • Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room - LRC 534A
  • Workshop details

CCE: Assessing Interdisciplinarity through Writing

Applications for this workshop are due by 5pm on Friday, March 31.

  • Led by: Dr. Tanya Augsburg (San Francisco State University)
  • Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

April Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, April 7, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

April Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Transparency in Learning and Teaching Workshop

Learn how a few small adjustments to your assignments can not only help students learn but also help them improve their academic confidence and their sense of belonging.

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE); Dr. Jason Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
  • Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Emotional Intelligence Workshop (Pharmacy)

This is a special workshop for faculty in the College of Pharmacy.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD; PSYC); Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL)
  • Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CCE: Digital Humanities and the Core Curriculum Saturday Workshop

Learn about how digital methods can be integrated with scholarly inquiry.

  • Led by: Dr. Roopika Risam (Salem State University)
  • Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

How to Save Your Students (and Yourself) Money

Learn about the Open Education Resources available through Xavier's library.

  • Led by: Dr. Lynette Ralph (Library); Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD; PSYC)
  • Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD; Library
  • Workshop details

CCE: Assessment and the Core Curriculum

Learn how embedded assessment methods can improve learning and simplify core curriculum assessment.

  • Led by: Dr. Keri Turner (Nicholls State University)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need help setting up your Blackboard Grade Book? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

March Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brownbag #5

First Year Success and Challenges

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio (CAT+FD; Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+, BUILD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Dr. Carroll Diaz (Mathematics); Dr. Harris McFerrin (Biology); Dr. Calvin Porter (Biology)
  • Date: Monday, March 6, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

March Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Phantom Vibrations

Technology enables, but it can also cause harm. Online teachers have an ethical responsibility to be aware of harm reduction practices.

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South 201
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Leveraging the Resources of NRMN and NRMNet

Learn about NRMN, register with NRMNet and hear other faculty members' experiences.

  • Led by: Dr. Thomas Huckaba (Biology); Dr. KiTani Lemieux (Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences); Dr. Florastina Payton-Stewart (Chemistry); Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: CAT+ Computer Lab - LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, BUILD
  • Workshop details

ETC: Transparency in Teaching and Learning (TILT)

An introduction to what Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is and how it can be applied to improve student outcomes in both face to face and online courses.

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE)
  • Date: Friday, February 10, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Online
  • Sponsor: CCSDE
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

CCE: Digital Humanities and the Core Curriculum

Blurb goes here.

  • Led by: Dr. Mary Mitchell (University of New Orleans); Dr. Vicki Mayer (Tulane University)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

EAB/SSC PART 1

EAB/SSC PART 1

  • Date: February 6, 2017-March 30, 0000
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Rm532A
  • Workshop details

EAB/SSC PART 2

EAB/SSC PART 2

  • Date: February 6, 2017-March 30, 0000
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, Rm532A
  • Workshop details

February Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, February 3, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

February Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Going Beyond Collaborate Basics (Using Breakout Rooms)

Are you interested in going beyond the basic Collaborate Web Conference features? Attend this workshop to learn to use Collaborate's breakout rooms to facilitate group activities in a virtual environment.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, January 30, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 - 2:45 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brownbag #4

Student Academic Success Office

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio (CAT+FD; Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Motivation and Engagement in the Flipped Classroom

How can inverted teaching be used to advance the mission of Xavier University? As this will be a flipped workshop, please click on the

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD; ENGL); Dr. Megan Osterbur (PSCI)
  • Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

CAT+FD Social Hour

Catch up with your colleagues before the semester gets away from you.

  • Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room - LRC 534A
  • Workshop details

Contemplative Pedagogy Roundtable

Hear how Xavier faculty have incorporated contemplative practices into their teaching.

  • Led by: Bart Everson (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

NSEC Visit Luncheon I

NSEC and Faculty talk over lunch.

  • Led by: Network of STEM Education Centers (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

NSEC Visit Luncheon II

NSEC and Faculty talk over lunch.

  • Led by: Network of STEM Education Centers (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Going Beyond Collaborate Basics

Are you interested in going beyond the basic Collaborate Web Conference features? Attend this workshop to learn to use more of Collaborate's features.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE)
  • Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

January Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, January 13, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

January Writing Lock-In

Spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write!

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Basics

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy New Faculty Orientation #2

This is a special workshop for new faculty pharmacy.

  • Led by: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/PSYC); Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD/ENGL)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Test Flight

Have you attended a Collaborate workshop and want to practice using it before you try it out in your class? If the answer is yes, this virtual drop-in session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, January 9, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Online/Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, January 6, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS 620
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, January 6, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CAT+FD Holiday Open House

Open House

  • Led by: CAT+FD
  • Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

December Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd
  • Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Fall Faculty Book Club #3

This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning" by James Lang.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Monday, November 28, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Monday, November 21, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Engaging Students in Research

Lessons from Collecting Police Use of Deadly Force Data

  • Led by: Suzanne Goodney Lea, PhD
  • Date: Friday, November 18, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, CUR
  • Workshop details

NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity: Where Are We Now?

The progress of diversity in science

  • Led by: Dr. Hannah Valantine, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health
  • Date: Monday, November 14, 2016
  • Time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+
  • Workshop details

November Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd
  • Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library room 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag #3

New Faculty Brown Bag #3

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio
  • Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

BUILD #3

TBA

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston
  • Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Advising with the Online Catalog

Learn how to navigate the new catalog and how to use it to better advise and mentor your students

  • Led by: Dr. Anil Kukreja (Dean's Office); Dr. Kim Vaz-Deville (Dean's Office); Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD); Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT+FD); Dr. Jason Todd (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Fall Social Hour

Don't be scared!

  • Led by: CAT+FD
  • Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need help setting up your Blackboard Grade Book? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, October 24, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Fall Faculty Book Club #2

This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning" by James Lang.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Monday, October 24, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

The Flipped Classroom

Join us for this exciting webinar on effective flipped classroom management.

  • Led by: Dr. Barbi Honeycutt (North Carolina State University)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

October Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, October 7, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library room 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag #2

New Faculty Brown Bag #2

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio
  • Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

The BUILDing Process

Hear one faculty member's experience with the BUILD mini-grant application process and developing an online course.

  • Led by: Dr. Harris McFerrin (Biology); Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE); Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty participants
  • Date: Monday, October 3, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Five Iron-Clad Laws of Extremely Efficient Time Management [PHAR]

Special for Pharmacy Faculty

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD; COP
  • Workshop details

Fall Faculty Book Club #1

This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning" by James Lang.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd
  • Date: Monday, September 26, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Dr. Robert A. Duke (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • Date: Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, Library room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

September Writing Lock-In

Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd
  • Date: Friday, September 2, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag #1

Teaching at an HBCU

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio
  • Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Back to Basics: Student Motivation

How do you motivate students to learn? How to do keep students motivated throughout the semester?

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer
  • Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Test Flight

Have you attended a Collaborate workshop and want to practice using it before you try it out in your class? If the answer is yes, this virtual drop-in session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Online/Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Features in Blackboard

Bb Learn version 9.1 Q4 2015 is here! Attend this workshop to learn about the new features of Blackboard version 9.1 Q4 2015.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, August 22, 2016
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

A Quarter of Quiet

Every Monday at half past noon

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson (CAT+FD)
  • Date: August 22, 2016-May 8, 2017
  • Time: 12:30 - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room, St. Katharine Drexel Chapel
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)

Developing effective mentor-mentee relationships

  • Led by: Various facilitators
  • Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT
  • Workshop details

PMAX

PMAX

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston
  • Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library room 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS 620
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation

  • Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon SemiinarRoom
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation

  • Date: Monday, August 15, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon SemiinarRoom
  • Workshop details

Interteaching: An Alternative Method for Increasing Student Engagement

Dr. Saville will discuss traditional teaching methods and how they fail to capitalize on what is known about human learning and memory.

  • Led by: Dr. Bryan Saville (James Madison University)
  • Date: Monday, June 27, 2016
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: I-CUBED; CAT+
  • Workshop details

2016 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops

RISE/BUILD

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston
  • Date: June 21-28, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: RISE, BUILD, CAT+
  • Workshop details

A Quarter of Quiet

Every Thursday this summer

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson (CAT+FD)
  • Date: June 8-August 4, 2016
  • Time: 12:30 - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room, St. Katharine Drexel Chapel
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Date: Monday, April 25, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD's Conference Room #534
  • Workshop details

ETC (Service Learning in Online Courses)

Yes, you can incorporate service learning in your online courses--we'll discuss with Dr. Jeremy Tuman different approaches and possible projects

  • Led by: Mr. Jeremy Tuman, Dr. Karen Nichols
  • Date: Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:50 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Workshop details

Restore & Refresh

Reward yourself for all your hard work this semester!

  • Led by: Dr. Robin Runia (ENGL)
  • Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Active Mind Active Body

Overwhelmed by looming deadlines? Find a positive outlet in a basic yoga class designed to develop both strength and flexibility.

  • Led by: Dr. Robin Runia (ENGL)
  • Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Monday, April 11, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

ETC (Personal Learning Networks)

Please join a discussion on what a Personal Learning Network is and why you may wish to create one.

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols
  • Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Workshop details

Spring Writing Lock-in #2

Do you need the time and space to get some writing done? Spend a few hours with us and see how productive you can be!

  • Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Conducting Research for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Trying something innovative in the classroom? Interested in getting a publication out of that innovation? Learn everything you need to know at this workshop.

  • Led by: Megan Osterbur (Political Science); Charles Gramlich (Psychology); Kendall Eskine (OPIRA)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Monday, March 14, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

A Goal Without a Plan is a Wish: Aligning Goals and Expectations using an Individual Development Plan (IDP)

An Individual Development Plan (IDP) helps our students and mentees answer these two critical questions: 1) Where am I headed with my career? 2) How will I get there?

  • Led by: Dr. Mitchell Feldman (University of California, San Francisco)
  • Date: Monday, March 14, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need help setting up your Blackboard Grade Book? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Five Iron-Clad Laws of Extremely Efficient Time Management [DSBS]

Special for DSBS

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: DSBS
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

ETC (Establishing an Online Presence)

Applying acting techniques and other ways to create an online presence for your students

  • Led by: Dr Karen Nichols
  • Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Workshop details

Mentoring from the Mentee's Perspective ( Humanities and Behavioral and Social Sciences)

Come hear about mentoring at Xavier from the point of view of mentees from the humanities and behavioral and social sciences at various stages of their undergraduate careers.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (moderator); Humanities and Behavioral and Social Sciences students
  • Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South, Suite 500
  • Sponsor: CAT+; BUILD
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, Library room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Monday, February 15, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Collaborative Communication

Faculty mentors and advisors can learn about reflective practices for mentoring undergraduate mentees. Anyone interested in an effective reflective practice model is invited, even if they do not currently advise or mentor students. Also, lunch will b

  • Led by: Dr. Laurel Willingham-McClain (Duquesne University) and Dr. Taimi Olsen (The University of Tennessee Knoxville)
  • Date: Friday, February 12, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD; I-CUBED
  • Workshop details

ETC (Introduction to Badges)

What are academic badges and how can they be used with our students?

  • Led by: Dr Mark Gstohl, Dr Karen Nichols
  • Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Workshop details

Going Beyond Collaborate Basics (Using Breakout Rooms)

Are you interested in going beyond the basic Collaborate Web Conference features? Attend this workshop to learn to use Collaborate's breakout rooms to facilitate group activities in a virtual environment.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Going Beyond Collaborate Basics (Whiteboard, Application Share, Web Tour)

Are you interested in going beyond the basic Collaborate Web Conference features? Attend this workshop to learn to use more of Collaborate's features.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Time: 10:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Spring Writing Lock-in #1

We provide a quiet, comfortable, space reserved solely for you to write. We also provide munchies.

  • Date: Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Faculty Participants
  • Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Take a break from all that grading and costuming and see what your colleagues are up to this semester.

  • Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room, LRC 534
  • Workshop details

Well-Being & Sustainability at Xavier

A facilitated conversation examining our campus culture of sustainability as a prior condition necessary for our well-being.

  • Led by: Facilitated by Dr. Charles Richardson (Dean, School of Business, Claflin University)
  • Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, Sodexo
  • Workshop details

ETC (Open Resources Save Students Money!)

Open Resources are free for instructors and students. Learn how to find free textbooks and other course materials.

  • Led by: Dr Karen Nichols
  • Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Workshop details

New-to-Online Faculty Brown Bag

New-to-Online Faculty are invited to learn how CAT+ can help them as they enter the world of distance education.

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols, Ms. Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Xavier South Conference Room Suite 500
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Basics

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Cultural Awareness in Mentoring

We are all cultural beings. Participants in this six-hour workshop will explore how cultural diversity influences research mentoring relationships and develop a culturally aware mentoring plan.

  • Led by: Drs. Richard McGee and Veronica Womack (Northwestern University)
  • Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD; BUILD; NRMN
  • Workshop details

Five Iron-Clad Laws of Extremely Efficient Time Mangement

Attend this session and you will magically get an extra three hours of free time each day

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Contemplation & Conversation

Every Tuesday this spring

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson (CAT+FD)
  • Date: January 12-April 19, 2016
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:45 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room, St. Katharine Drexel Chapel
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Test Flight

Have you attended a Collaborate workshop and aren't quite comfortable using the program yet? If the answer is yes, this virtual drop-in session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, January 11, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Online/Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy New Faculty: Active Learning

Pharmacy

  • Date: Monday, January 11, 2016
  • Time: 2:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 532B
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, January 8, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS 620
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, January 8, 2016
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, January 7, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

CAT Holiday Open House

Give your eyes and hands a break from grading. Stop by CAT for some coffee, hot chocolate, and homemade goodies from your friendly CAT staff!

  • Led by: Ms. Olivia Crum (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, December 7, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Conference Room, LRC 534A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Student Ratings Review Open Forum

Bring your lunch and see a draft of the proposed changes to Xavier's student evaluations and provide your feedback.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

Student Ratings Review Open Forum

Bring your lunch and see a draft of the proposed changes to Xavier's student evaluations and provide your feedback.

  • Led by: Dr. Steve Salm (History)
  • Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Workshop details

BUILD Faculty Seminar

Learn about LSU's efforts to attract and support minority students for STEM graduate programs.

  • Led by: Dr. Isiah Warner (LSU); Dr. Gloria Thomas (LSU)
  • Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

BUILD Faculty Seminar

Learn about LSU's efforts to attract and support minority students for STEM graduate programs.

  • Led by: Dr. Isiah Warner (LSU); Dr. Gloria Thomas (LSU)
  • Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation (Pharmacy)

Pharmacy faculty will learn techniques for writing effective letters of recommendation for their students.

  • Led by: Dr. Kristi Rapp (COP); Dr. Elizabeth Hammer (CAT+FD/Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, COP
  • Workshop details

FaCTS 2015 Showcase and 2016 RFP

Learn about the projects from current and previous FaCTS fellows. Be the first to hear about next year's FaCTS theme.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/Psychology); Dr. Beth Manley (History); Dr. Peter Martinat (Biology); Dr. Krista Mincey (Public Health); Dr. Robin Vander (English)
  • Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, November 13, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Basics

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues. This week, Dr. Karen Nichols, Distance Education Coordinator, will discuss Xavier Online.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nicols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Exploring Open Education Resources (OER)

Bring your textbook ISBN numbers and materials to search for open resources for you and your students

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols
  • Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Virtual Drop-in Session

Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions from the comfort of your home or office? If the answer is yes, this virtual one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: This virtual session will utilize Bb Collaborate
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab (Library room 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

The second social hour of Fall 2015: Wine, cheese, and conversation!

  • Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, LRC 534A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Writing Lock-in (Morning Session)

CAT+FD is continuing to offer its successful "Writing Lock-In" for faculty to try to encourage you to schedule that block of time. We will provide a quiet, comfortable, space reserved solely for you to write (we will also provide munchies).

  • Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Writing Lock-in (Afternoon Session)

CAT+FD is continuing to offer its successful "Writing Lock-In" for faculty to try to encourage you to schedule that block of time. We will provide a quiet, comfortable, space reserved solely for you to write (we will also provide munchies).

  • Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Mentoring from the Mentee's Perspective

Come hear about mentoring at Xavier from the point of view of mentees at various stages of their undergraduate careers.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (moderator)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+; BUILD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, October 19, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need help setting up your Blackboard Grade Book? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag: Student Academic Success

New faculty members can bring their lunches and learn about the unique aspects of teaching the support provided by Xavier's SASO office.

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio (CAT+FD/Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Dr. Elliott Hammer will be discussing what psychology has to say about the subtle and insidious ways that our perceptions can influence the relationships between mentors and mentees. Please note the change of location for this meeting only.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD); Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Grantwriting in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (Morning Session)

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to get funding!

  • Led by: Dr. Marjorie Piechowski (UW Milwaukee)
  • Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Workshop details

Grantwriting in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (Afternoon Session)

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to get funding!

  • Led by: Dr. Marjorie Piechowski (UW Milwaukee)
  • Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Workshop details

Enhancing Student Success by Enhancing Metacognition

Pharmacy faculty will learn about metacognitive learning.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/Psychology); Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD, COP
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Basics

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, September 28, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Virtual Drop-in Session

Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions from the comfort of your home or office? If the answer is yes, this virtual one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: This virtual session will utilize Bb Collaborate
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, September 21, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF 568
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Writing Lock-in (Morning Session)

CAT+FD is continuing to offer its successful "Writing Lock-In" for faculty to try to encourage you to schedule that block of time. We will provide a quiet, comfortable, space reserved solely for you to write (we will also provide munchies).

  • Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Writing Lock-in (Afternoon Session)

CAT+FD is continuing to offer its successful "Writing Lock-In" for faculty to try to encourage you to schedule that block of time. We will provide a quiet, comfortable, space reserved solely for you to write (we will also provide munchies).

  • Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Breakfast

New faculty members can meet their mentors and enjoy breakfast on CAT+FD!

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio (CAT+FD/Chemistry)
  • Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 - 09:20 AM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Flipped Classroom Workshop (for PsyD faculty)

Have you ever thought,

  • Led by: Dr. Jason S. Todd (CAT+FD/English)
  • Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: PsyD Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Monday, September 14, 2015
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

The first social hour of Fall 2015: Wine, cheese, and conversation!

  • Date: Monday, September 14, 2015
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, LRC 534A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Writing Productivity Workshop with Tanya Golash-Boza

Do you have difficulty finding time to write? Do you need to make writing a priority? Learn how to achieve balance!

  • Led by: Dr. Tanya Golash-Boza (UC Merced)
  • Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
  • Time: 11:15 AM - 4:15 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Test Flight

Have you attended a Collaborate workshop and aren't quite comfortable using the program yet? If the answer is yes, this virtual drop-in session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, September 11, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Online/Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Stereotype Threats and Mentoring

Come discuss the role our perceptions have in our mentoring relationships.

  • Led by: Dr. Elliott Hammer
  • Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 PM - 01:05 AM
  • Location: Xavier South, XUS 202
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Science Education Research Group (SERG)

Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: TBA
  • Sponsor: BUILD, CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Brown Bag: Teaching at an HBCU

New faculty members can bring their lunches and learn about the unique aspects of teaching at an historically black university.

  • Led by: Dr. Stassi DiMaggio (CAT+FD/Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Instructional Continuity Plan

Are you interested in developing a plan to continue teaching and learning with minimal interruption in case of an unplanned event? If the answer is yes, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/Psychology)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development (CAT+FD)
  • Workshop details

Rising Tide X

A conference on the future of New Orleans

  • Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: August 28-December 4, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Online/Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Contemplation & Conversation

Every Tuesday - with a new format this fall

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson (CAT+FD)
  • Date: August 25-December 1, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:45 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room, St. Katharine Drexel Chapel
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Virtual Drop-in Session

Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions from the comfort of your home or office? If the answer is yes, this virtual one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Monday, August 24, 2015
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: This virtual session will utilize Bb Collaborate
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, August 21, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS 620
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Friday, August 21, 2015
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT+FD Teaching Lab, LRC 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Physics Training Workshop

Pedagogical and academic tools for introductory physics professors

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
  • Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LRC 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT+FD
  • Workshop details

Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)

Developing effective mentor-mentee relationships

  • Led by: Various facilitators
  • Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT
  • Workshop details

The Goal of No Goal

Assessing Contemplative Practice

  • Led by: Richard Collins
  • Date: Monday, July 6, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy-Blackboard Training

Blackboard

2015 I-CUBED/RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops

I-CUBED/RISE

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston
  • Date: June 29-July 8, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: I-CUBED, RISE, BUILD, CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate: Beyond the Basics

Are you interested in going beyond the basic Collaborate Web Conference features? Attend this workshop to learn to use more of Collaborate's features.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)

Learn how to use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Jason Todd (English and CAT)
  • Date: Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:15 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin for Peer Review

Learn how to use Turnitin to conduct peer reviews.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Jason Todd (English and CAT)
  • Date: Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Securing the Online Testing Environment

Do you want to give an exam online but are concerned about cheating? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
  • Time: 1:30 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Tests and Surveys

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
  • Time: 9:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Contemplation & Conversation

Every Tuesday this summer

  • Date: May 12-August 12, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room (St. Katharine Drexel Chapel)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Establishing and Maintaining a Personal Practice of Contemplation

Your personal practice is the foundation for your contemplative pedagogy

  • Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 534B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

5th Annual Read Today, Lead Tomorrow Faculty Development Lecture

During this, our fifth and last faculty development lecture, come hear Alberto Manguel speak about the past, present, and future of reading.

  • Led by: Alberto Manguel
  • Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 532B
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Last Social Hour of Spring Semester

  • Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
  • Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Publish & Flourish 10:00

Dr. Tara Gray, a national expert of writing productivity, will lead two workshops in CAT.

  • Led by: Dr. Tara Gray (New Mexico State University) Dr. Gray has used these steps to publish three books, including Publish & Flourish: Become a Prolific Scholar. She has presented workshops to more than 8,000 scholars in 100 institutions.
  • Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT, Text and Academic Authors
  • Workshop details

Publish & Flourish 2:00

Dr. Tara Gray, a national expert of writing productivity, will lead two workshops in CAT.

  • Led by: Dr. Tara Gray (New Mexico State University) Dr. Gray has used these steps to publish three books, including Publish & Flourish: Become a Prolific Scholar. She has presented workshops to more than 8,000 scholars in 100 institutions.
  • Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT, Text and Academic Authors
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Improving Research Mentoring Relationships 0410

Improve student outcomes and research productivity through improved mentoring relationships

  • Led by: Dr. Janet Branchaw, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Date: Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Rm. 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT
  • Workshop details

Pedagogy of the New Hive

Multimedia webpages now!

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

Improving Research Mentoring Relationships 0409

Improve student outcomes and research productivity through improved mentoring relationships

  • Led by: Dr. Janet Branchaw, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Rm. 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT
  • Workshop details

Everybody Present: Mindfulness in the Classroom

Restore concentration and focus in your classroom

  • Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:40 PM
  • Location: Online
  • Workshop details

Interdisciplinary and Inquiry-based Teaching of Calculus

The STEP project at USF is aimed at increasing STEM graduates through intervention programs in the Engineering and Life Science Calculus sequences

  • Led by: Dr. Kandethody Ramachandran
  • Date: Friday, March 27, 2015
  • Time: 11:00 - 11:50 AM
  • Location: NCF Annex, Room 574
  • Sponsor: CAT; I-CUBED; RISE
  • Workshop details

RTLT: Faculty Roundtable

RTLT: Faculty Roundtable

  • Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: XUS, RM 202
  • Workshop details

Growth and Fixed Mindsets in Mentoring: The Tale of the Help and the Hindrance

Learn the benefits of promoting a growth mindset and discouraging a fixed mindset in mentoring.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston
  • Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 534B
  • Sponsor: CAT; BUILD
  • Workshop details

Online Student Readiness and Mentoring

Join us virtually to discuss online student readiness and how we can use best practices in mentoring as well as some nifty online tools to help our students.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston, Ms. Janice Florent, Dr. Karen Nichols
  • Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Virtual--from anywhere!
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Contemplation & Conversation

Every Tuesday this spring semester

  • Date: February 10-May 12, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Meditation Room (St. Katharine Drexel Chapel)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Faculty Writing Lunch Hour

Every Monday this spring semester

  • Date: February 9-April 27, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 534B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

The Impact of Read Today, Lead Tomorrow

Please join Jay Todd, QEP Director, and Danielle Duffourc, QEP Evaluator, for an informal discussion about how you think Read Today, Lead Tomorrow has impacted Xavier University.

  • Led by: Dr. Jason Todd (English Department/QEP Office); Dr. Danielle Duffourc (Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment)
  • Date: Monday, February 9, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 532B
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 3:45 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT's 20th Anniversary Gala

Please join as we celebrate 20 years of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching!

  • Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, LIB 532B
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate: Beyond the Basics

Are you interested in going beyond the basic Collaborate Web Conference features? Attend this workshop to learn to use more of Collaborate's features.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:45 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Developing a Personal Vision and a Personal Website (at the Same Time)

Reflect on your identity and promote yourself to the world.

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room & CAT Teaching Lab
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library room 532B)
  • Workshop details

Technology for Fostering the Mentor/Mentee Relationship

Guest presenter Sue Frantz returns to discuss tools that will facilitate a good mentor-mentee relationship between research professors and undergraduate research students.

  • Led by: Sue Frantz (Highline College)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: I-Cubed, BUILD, CAS, CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: I-Cubed, BUILD, CAS, CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Virtual Drop-in Session

Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions from the comfort of your home or office? If the answer is yes, this virtual one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, January 12, 2015
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: This virtual session will utilize Bb Collaborate
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, January 9, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS Room 620
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 9, 2015
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2015
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT's Open House

Cat's Open House

  • Date: Monday, December 8, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Cat's Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Writing Lock-in Pilot

Do you have some data you'd like to publish? Do you have a manuscript that is almost finished? CAT is piloting its first Writing Lock-In� for faculty to try to encourage you to schedule that block of time needed for writing.

  • Date: Friday, November 14, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library Rm 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Pharmacy

Blackboard: Pharmacy

  • Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, RM 532A
  • Workshop details

Positives of Online/Hybrid Teaching and Learning

Come listen to the experts and hear about their successes in distance education

  • Led by: Dr. Karen Nichols
  • Date: Monday, November 3, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Halloween Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, #534A
  • Workshop details

Reading Textbooks

RTLT

  • Led by: Dr.Tiera S Coston (CAT) and Dr. Jason Todd (English)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

Understanding Students' Aversion to Textbook Reading

Gain some insight into the reasons why students don't read and strategies that encourage them to read.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston
  • Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: RTLT; CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or virtual office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Strategies for Keeping Your Students' Attention in Large STEM Classes

STEM

  • Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

T'ai Chi

Learn the ancient Chinese art of movement

  • Led by: Dr. Bing Wei Athey (Southeastern Louisiana University)
  • Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: UC Ballroom
  • Sponsor: Confucius Institute & CAT
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy-Active Learning in Large Classes

Pharmacy

  • Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room #532B, Library
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

Contemplation & Conversation

Every Monday this semester

  • Date: September 29-December 8, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Xavier South 218
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate: Beyond the Basics

Are you interested in going beyond Collaborate's basic features? Attend this web conference to learn to use more of Collaborate's features.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy - Writing SLOs

Pharmacy - Writing SLOs

  • Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library 534A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: XS, RM 224
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

The New York Times in College

Find out how you can use our campus wide New York Times subscription to help your students achieve foundational skills and develop interdisciplinary competencies.

  • Led by: Ms. Nancy Hampton (Library); Ms. Tamra Hassen (New York Times)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 532B (Mellon Seminar Room)
  • Sponsor: CAT, Library
  • Workshop details

Rising Tide 9

A conference on the future of New Orleans

  • Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Securing the Online Testing Environment

Do you want to give an exam online but are concerned about cheating? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, September 12, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:15 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Failure is An Option

Help your students learn the value in and power of their mistakes.

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera S. Coston
  • Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library, 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Writing Multiple Choice Questions-Pharmacy

Pharmacy-Writing Multiple Choice Questions

  • Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: MSR
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, September 8, 2014
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Providing Quality Feedback to Students

Best Practices on Student Feedback both handwritten and online will be presented and discussed

  • Led by: Dr. Megan Osterbur, Dr. Karen Nichols
  • Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT 20th Anniversary Kickoff

CAT 20th Anniversary Kickoff

  • Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
  • Time: 4:30 - 6:30 PM
  • Location: CAT's Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Yoga for Faculty

Awaken a yoga practice and learn the steps to building a happier and healthier you.

  • Led by: Laura Ates, Master Yoga Teacher with 43 years of experience teaching yoga
  • Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate: Beyond the Basics

Are you interested in going beyond Collaborate's basic features? Attend this web conference to learn to use more of Collaborate's features.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Virtual Drop-in Session

Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions from the comfort of your home or office? If the answer is yes, this virtual one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, August 25, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: This virtual session will utilize Bb Collaborate
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Xavier South Training Lab, XUS Room 620
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation

  • Date: August 18-19, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library Rm 532B
  • Workshop details

Collaborate Training for SASO

Collaborate Training for SASO

  • Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab, RM 532A
  • Workshop details

I-CUBED/RISE SUMMER WORKSHOPS

I-CUBED/RISE

  • Date: June 23-July 2, 2014
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: MELLN SEMINAR ROOM
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Tests & Surveys (Pharmacy)

Blackboard Training

  • Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Room 532A
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)

Learn how to use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT), Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT and Psychology) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, May 26, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin for Peer Review

Learn how to use Turnitin to conduct peer reviews.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Jason Todd (English)
  • Date: Monday, May 26, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Tests and Surveys

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, May 23, 2014
  • Time: 9:30 - 11:15 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Securing the Online Testing Environment

Do you want to give an exam online but are concerned about cheating? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, May 23, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

RTLT: Dr. Maryanne Wolf

Dr. Maryanne Wolf

  • Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF, RM 173
  • Workshop details

Wine & Cheese

Wine & Cheese

  • Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: NCF RM 173
  • Workshop details

ADVISING AT XAVIER. BEST PRACTICES & FAQs

Advising at Xavier. Best Practices & FAQs

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT) and Dr. Kim Vaz (Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences)
  • Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library Rm 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT, A&S Dean's Office, VPAA's Office
  • Workshop details

Instructional Continuity Plan

Are you interested in developing a plan to continue teaching and learning with minimal interruption in case of an unplanned event? If the answer is yes, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
  • Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Student Conduct in the Online Environment

Ensure that clear policies are in place regarding academic integrity and online student conduct situations

  • Led by: Karen Nichols
  • Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: Dean Kukreja, CAS/ CAT
  • Workshop details

STEM to STEAM

Come and learn nine simple tips to support your own creativity and enhance your scientific mind.

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson (CAT); Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Contemplative Practices in Diverse Traditions, Pt. 3

A Dominican Perspective

  • Led by: Fr. Marty Gleeson, O.P.
  • Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

The Great Dilution

Dr. Stuart Rojstaczer, a national expert, will dicuss grade inflation with Xavier's Pharmacy faculty.

  • Led by: Dr. Stuart Rojstaczer
  • Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Pharmacy 420
  • Sponsor: Pharmacy/CAT
  • Workshop details

Including Accessibility Features in Your Blackboard Courses

Best Practices, Examples and Resources from AIM--Accessible Instructional Materials

  • Led by: Karen Nichols
  • Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: CAT Computer Lab 532A
  • Workshop details

Writing Effective Essay Tests

Writing Effective Essay Tests

  • Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Xavier South
  • Workshop details

Using Feedly

Keep in touch with your favorite sites.

  • Led by: Bart Everson (CAT) with Johannah White (Library)
  • Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, 5th Floor, Library
  • Sponsor: RTLT & CAT
  • Workshop details

What Do You Love?

And how does this inform your teaching?

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library 534A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Netiquette

Your Students' Email & Blackboard Communications

  • Led by: Karen Nichols, Linda Rodriguez, Elizabeth Rousselle
  • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

RTLT: Critically Reading in the News

RTLT: Critically Reading in the News

  • Led by: Jay Todd, English; Brenda Edgerton-Webster, Communications
  • Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room #532B, 5th Floor Library
  • Sponsor: RTLT & CAT
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, #534A
  • Workshop details

Morning Meditation

Every Tuesday this semester

  • Date: January 21-April 29, 2014
  • Time: 8:30 - 09:10 AM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South 224
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Virtual Drop-in Session

Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions from the comfort of your home or office? If the answer is yes, this virtual one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, January 13, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: This virtual session will utilize Bb Collaborate
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, January 10, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: ITC Training Lab, Xavier South, Room 620
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 10, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT's Open House

Cat's Open House

  • Date: Monday, December 9, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Cat's Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Engaging Students with Mobile Apps in STEM

Bring your mobile devices!

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston, CAT
  • Date: Monday, December 2, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 5th Floor
  • Workshop details

Engaging Students with Mobile Apps

Bring your mobile devices!

  • Led by: Dr. Teresa Canganelli (Georgia Perimeter College), Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT), Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, December 2, 2013
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 5th Floor
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Contemplative Practices in Diverse Traditions, Pt. 2

Introduction to Zen Meditation

  • Led by: Rev. Michaela O'Connor Bono
  • Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013
  • Time: 2:45 - 3:35 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 5th Floor
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: CAT's Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Online Teaching & FaCTS RFP

Panel Discussion of Online Courses Developed and Taught

  • Led by: Krista Mincey (Public Health Science), Claire Norris (Sociology), Megan Osterbur (Political Science), Susan Spillman (Languages)
  • Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 5th Floor
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South, Room 209
  • Sponsor: RTLT; CAT
  • Workshop details

The Academic's Toolbox

Tips for Everyone who uses Technology or who would like to begin

  • Led by: Dr. Sue Frantz
  • Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:45 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room #532B, 5th Floor Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate

Are you interested in virtual classroom and/or office hours? Attend this web conference to learn the basics of Collaborate Web Conferencing.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 1:15 PM
  • Location: Attend virtually or come to Library rm 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Training: College of Pharmacy

Blackboard Training

  • Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Teaching Lab
  • Workshop details

Disability & Accessibility in STEM

Interacting with and teaching STEM students with disabilities

  • Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 5th Floor
  • Workshop details

Disability & Accessibility

Interacting with and teaching students with disabilities

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston, CAT
  • Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Xavier South, Room 209
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Rising Tide 8

A conference on the future of New Orleans

  • Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: University Center
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

What's New in Blackboard Version 9.1?

Bb Learn version 9.1 SP13 is here! Attend this workshop to learn about the new features of Blackboard version 9.1 SP13.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, August 26, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, August 23, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: ITC Training Lab, Xavier South, Room 620
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 23, 2013
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you need a refresher on using Blackboard? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation

  • Date: August 19-20, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

How to Mentor Undergraduate Research Students

panel discussion

  • Led by: Drs. Tiera Coston (CAT); Andrea Edwards (Computer Science), Thomas Huckaba (Biology), and Kathleen Morgan (Chemistry)
  • Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 5th Floor
  • Workshop details

2013 STEM Summer Seminar

2013 STEM Summer Seminar

  • Date: June 25-July 2, 2013
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, May 27, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Before and After with Blackboard Collaborate Plan and Publish

Are you interested in virtual classroom or virtual office hours? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Jennifer Stecklow, Blackboard Facilitator
  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Putting it all Together in Blackboard Collaborate: Web Conferencing

Are you interested in virtual classroom or virtual office hours? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Angelika Henry, Blackboard Facilitator
  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Collaborate Essentials: Web Conferencing

Are you interested in virtual classroom or virtual office hours? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Angelika Henry, Blackboard Facilitator
  • Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Beyond the Basics of Blackboard Collaborate: Web Conference

Are you interested in virtual classroom or virtual office hours? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Angelika Henry, Blackboard Facilitator
  • Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

RTLT: Helping Students Connect

In an hour-long presentation, Matt Wallace (Artistic Director of Shakespeare Behind Bars) will share program principles, examples, exercises, and tips from his work with incarcerated and at-risk youths and adults.

  • Led by: Matt Wallace, Artistic Director of Shakespeare Behind Bars
  • Date: Monday, April 22, 2013
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: RTLT; CAT
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Date: Monday, April 22, 2013
  • Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Successes in Online/Hybrid Teaching

This panel of Xavier faculty who taught online last summer will discuss their successes and challenges.

  • Led by: Michael Homan (Theology); Richard Peters (Business); Gloria Thomas (Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: CAT; A & S Dean's Office
  • Workshop details

Mentoring Students in STEM

Mentoring Students in STEM

  • Led by: Dr. Tiera Coston
  • Date: Friday, April 5, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 1:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: I-Cubed; CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 PM - 01:00 AM
  • Location: Xavier South 224
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

STEM Students' Prior Knowledge in Teaching

This interactive talk will get you thinking in new ways about what students already

  • Led by: Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: I-Cubed, CAT
  • Workshop details

Students' Prior Knowledge in Teaching

This interactive talk will get you thinking in new ways about what students already

  • Led by: Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: I-Cubed, CAT
  • Workshop details

50 Web Tools in 50 Minutes

The title says it all.

  • Led by: Mr. Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Workshop details

Contemplative Practices from Diverse Traditions, Pt. 1: Lectio Divina

When Words Becomes Stillness

  • Led by: Rev. William Thiele of the School for Contemplative Living (with Bart Everson)
  • Date: Monday, February 4, 2013
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: QEP & CAT
  • Workshop details

Supporting Your Own Creativity

Teaching, research, service -- all may be viewed as a creative acts.

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, January 14, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, January 11, 2013
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 11, 2013
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Mobile CAT - ITC Training Lab, XUS rm 620
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Open House

Open House

  • Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Center for the Advancement, Conference Room #534A
  • Workshop details

Exams as a Learning Tool

Attend this session to learn how to use your exams as a learning tool for students.

  • Led by: Lisa Schulte-Gipson (Psychology); Terry Watt (Chemistry); Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 534B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Workshop Way (DOE) Blackboard Training

Blackbord

  • Date: Friday, November 16, 2012
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Teaching Lab
  • Workshop details

iPads: Possibilities for Teaching and Learning

Learn how you can integrate iPad technology into your teaching and learning.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT), Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT and Psychology), Bart Everson (CAT), Jason Todd (QEP), Gloria A. Thomas (Chemistry), Yamlak Tsega (ITC), and Vincent Simmons (ITC)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library rooms 532A and 532B
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Read Today, Lead Tomorrow (RTLT)

Participants will experiment with how a reading guide influences their own reading and will begin developing reading guides for their own classes.

  • Led by: Dr. Jay Todd
  • Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT, RTLT
  • Workshop details

Halloween Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer
  • Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Why You Should Do Service Learning

Service Learning

  • Led by: Dr. Mark Gstohl
  • Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Xavier South, Rm 201
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Getting (Started with) Wikis

A Hands-Off Workshop

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

FaCTS Showcase

In this session we will showcase some of the projects from the first four years, and announce the theme for 2013.

  • Led by: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
  • Date: Monday, October 1, 2012
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: Mellon Foundation, CAT
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy Blackboard Trainng

Blackboard

  • Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 01:00 AM
  • Location: Teaching Lab
  • Workshop details

The Xavier University Chorus

A program of original prose and poetry by Xavier chorus members and the music which inspired their thoughts and words.

  • Led by: Dr. John E. Ware (Music), Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Administration Building Auditorium
  • Sponsor: Department of Music, CAT
  • Workshop details

Rising Tide VII

A conference on the future of New Orleans

  • Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom
  • Workshop details

Summer 2012 Online/Hybrid Instructors

Online/Hybrid

  • Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: MSR
  • Workshop details

Assessment Help

RTLT

  • Led by: Dr. Brenda Edgerton-Webster (Communication) and Dr. Jason Todd (English)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: XU South 201
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library room 532B)
  • Workshop details

Mindfulness for You & Your Students

Awareness and attention can be cultivated.

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Monday, September 10, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, August 27, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, August 24, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 24, 2012
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: ITC Training Lab, Xavier South, Room 620
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

Welcome to Xavier

  • Date: August 20-21, 2012
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, May 28, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Hands-On Workshop for Online and Hybrid Courses

This workshop is designed specifically for those who will be teaching online or hybrid courses this summer.

  • Led by: Dr. M. LaCour, Delgado; Dr. J. Strum-Mexic, Education
  • Date: Friday, May 11, 2012
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: A&S Dean's Office; CAT
  • Workshop details

Online Teaching

Online Teaching

  • Led by: Jannette Sturm-Mexic, Janice Florent, Gerald McNeill, Karen Nichols
  • Date: Friday, May 11, 2012
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library Rm 534
  • Sponsor: Dean of A & S
  • Workshop details

FRSM Instructor Training

FRSM Instructor Training

  • Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • Time: 11:15 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Library Rm 534
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 173
  • Sponsor: CAT and I-Cubed
  • Workshop details

Effective Teaching of Extended Evening Courses

Our panel will offer suggested guidelines evening course delivery at Xavier.

  • Led by: Renee Akbar (Education); Cary Caro (Business), Farrah Gafford (Sociology)
  • Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: A&S Dean's Office; CAT
  • Workshop details

Effective Online Course Design and Teaching at Xavier

Online Course Teaching

  • Led by: Jannette Sturm-Mexic, Gerald McNeill, Karen Nichols
  • Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library Rm 534
  • Workshop details

Leading Reading Discussions

Read Today, Lead Tomorrow

  • Led by: Ms. Katheryn Laborde (English) and Ms. Linda Rodriguez (English)
  • Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library 532B
  • Sponsor: RTLT and CAT
  • Workshop details

Pharmacy Faculty Burnout

Pharmacy Faculty Burnout

  • Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Pharmacy
  • Workshop details

Presenting with Prezi

create game-changing presentations online

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Monday, March 26, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

The Necessary Engagement of Faculty and Students

Read Today, Lead Tomorrow Faculty Development Lecture

  • Led by: D. J. Henry
  • Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room
  • Sponsor: CAT and QEP
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Workshop details

Walk & Talk

just what it says

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:10 PM
  • Location: Meet in front of Xavier South (street entrance)
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Advanced Grade Center

Learn how to use advanced features in the Blackboard Grade Center.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, February 27, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

STEM Evaluation Strategies

Learn innovative assessment strategies to ensure and enhance STEM understanding and course effectiveness.

  • Led by: Dr. Vaneshette Henderson (CAT) and Mr. Jacques Detiege (Academic Affairs)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

Using QR Codes in Education

QR codes (QR being short for Quick Response) allow people to connect to video, audio, pictures, web sites and more by linking the individual to content on any supported smart phone or with a desktop reader.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, February 13, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Training-Pharmacy

Pharmacy

  • Date: Thursday, February 9, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Room 532A
  • Workshop details

I Don't Have Time for This Workshop

Attend this session and you will magically get an extra three hours of free time each day

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin for Peer Review

Learn how to use Turnitin to conduct peer reviews.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Anderson Sunda-Meya (Physics)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

iPad Brown Bag

Do you have an iPad or are you considering purchasing an iPad?

  • Led by: Yamlak Tsega (ITC), Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT and Psychology), Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, January 30, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library room 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

I-Cubed Panel Discussion

Learn how Xavier's NSF I-3 Program can support your course development and improvement efforts!

  • Led by: Drs. Vaneshette Henderson (CAT) and Maryam Foroozesh (Chemistry)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

Reflective Writing Assignments

Uses and Development of Reflective Writing Assignments

  • Led by: Jason Todd (QEP/English)
  • Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: Quality Enhancement Plan Office and CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard TurnItIn-Chemistry

TurnItIn

  • Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Room 532A
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)

Learn how to use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Ms. Cocoa Williams (English)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Monday, January 9, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 6, 2012
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, January 6, 2012
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012
  • Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Using eReaders

Have you been considering an eReader? This panel will answer questions about various eReading devices.

  • Led by: Bart Everson, Moderator (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

Advanced Prezi

take it to the next level

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

How Students Learn: STEM

Come out to discuss how your students learn STEM...

  • Led by: Dr. Vaneshette Henderson
  • Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Monday, November 7, 2011
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South 224 (Mobile CAT)
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow, CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Posting Grades

Learn how to use Blackboard's Grade Center to post grades online and to use the rubrics tool to assess student work.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, October 14, 2011
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Presenting with Prezi

create game-changing presentations online

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection Tool)

Learn how to use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT), Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT and Psychology), and Dr. Mark Gstohl (Theology and CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Writing Effective Multichoice Exams

Writing Effective Multichoice Exams

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer and Dr. Vaneshette Henderson
  • Date: Friday, September 16, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Pharmacy
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Thursday, September 15, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: Read Today, Lead Tomorrow; CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:15 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:45 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

How Students Learn

Come out to discuss how your students learn...

  • Led by: Dr. Vaneshette Henderson
  • Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - Library 532B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Using Zotero for Citations

a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources

  • Led by: Michael Mizell-Nelson, Associate Professor of History, University of New Orleans
  • Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Workshop details

Rising Tide VI

A conference on the future of New Orleans

  • Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Training-Pharmacy

Pharmacy

  • Date: Friday, August 26, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 534A
  • Workshop details

A Moment of Silence

Invitation and Dialog

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Getting Started with Blackboard

Would you like to post your syllabus and other course material online? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Date: Monday, August 22, 2011
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Friday, August 19, 2011
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 19, 2011
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Dedication & Blessing of the Mellon Seminar Room

Come celebrate with us!

  • Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

Welcome to Xavier

  • Date: August 15-16, 2011
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room (Library 532B)
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: QEP Office, CAT
  • Workshop details

Integrative Learning/Transformative Education Spotlight

Connecting esoteric content to 'real life'

  • Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South 224
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: QEP Office, CAT
  • Workshop details

NOLA Bloggers and the Recovery

Five Stories from the Post-Katrina Blogosphere

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Monday, March 21, 2011
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:45 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard versus the World

What are wikis, blogs, journals, and discussion boards? Why would I use them in class?

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

The "Don't, Won't, Can't" Problem:

Alice Horning in a national figure in

  • Led by: Dr. Alice Horning
  • Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: QEP Office, CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Posting Grades

Learn how to use Blackboard's Grade Center to post your students grades online.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard-Communications

Blackboard

  • Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: rm 532
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Quizzes and Surveys

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, February 14, 2011
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Ocular Candy Mash

How to Create Visually Stunning Presentations Using Free and Legal Online Tools

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:45 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

DOE Blackboard Training

Blackboard

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 01:00 AM
  • Location: 532A
  • Workshop details

Death by PowerPoint

Join us in this interactive workshop where we will dicuss the best PowerPoint practices that will keep you and your students far away from PowerPoint hell.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Smith Rousselle (CAT, Languages) & Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South Room TBA (Mobile CAT)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Xavier South Room 224 (Mobile CAT)
  • Sponsor: QEP Office, CAT
  • Workshop details

Yuk It Up

In this interactive workshop we will explore the power of humor, its effectiveness for learning, and tips for incorporating it in the classroom.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Smith Rousselle (CAT, Languages)
  • Date: Monday, January 24, 2011
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 04:50 AM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Are you a Teacher, a Scholar, or a Teacher-Scholar?

The Associate Dean for Scholarship and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching would like to invite you to participate in a discussion about Teacher-Scholars.

  • Led by: Dr. Cheryl Stevens (Associate Dean for Research, A&S) and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, January 21, 2011
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Location: TBA (Xavier South)
  • Sponsor: Associate Dean for Research and CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Assignment and Plagiarism Detection Tools (Turnitin and SafeAssign)

Learn how to use the Assignment tool to collect and manage assignments as well as use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Bonnie Noonan (English)
  • Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Are you a Teacher, a Scholar, or a Teacher-Scholar?

The Associate Dean for Scholarship and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching would like to invite you to participate in a discussion about Teacher-Scholars.

  • Led by: Dr. Cheryl Stevens (Associate Dean for Research, A&S) and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: TBA (NCF)
  • Sponsor: Associate Dean for Research and CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard- Pharmacy

Blackboard

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Pharmacy
  • Sponsor: CAT/Pharmacy
  • Workshop details

Encouraging Academic Integrity

As teachers, we should create classrooms that encourage academic integrity, but we should be prepared to deal with academic dishonesty when it arises.

  • Led by: Dr. G. William Hill (Kennesaw State University)
  • Date: Friday, January 14, 2011
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Encouraging Academic Integrity in Pharmacy Students

As teachers, we should create classrooms that encourage academic integrity, but we should be prepared to deal with academic dishonesty when it arises.

  • Led by: Dr. G. William Hill (Kennesaw State University)
  • Date: Friday, January 14, 2011
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Pharmacy 115
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

What's New in Blackboard Version 9.1?

Bb version 9.1 is coming! Attend this workshop to learn about the new features of Blackboard version 9.1.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, January 10, 2011
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, January 3, 2011
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Assignment and Plagiarism Detection Tools (Turnitin and SafeAssign)

Learn how to use the Assignment tool to collect and manage assignments as well as use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Bonnie Noonan (English)
  • Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Wiki Workshop

What Is a Wiki, How Is It Different from a Blog, and Why Would I Use One in Class?

  • Led by: Bart Everson and Mark Gstohl
  • Date: Monday, November 15, 2010
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:15 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

What's New in Blackboard Version 9.1?

Bb version 9.1 is coming! Attend this workshop to learn about the new features of Blackboard version 9.1.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, November 11, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Read Today, Lead Tomorrow

Come learn about innovative things your colleagues are doing in their QEP-designated courses.

  • Led by: 2010 FaCTS Fellows
  • Date: Monday, November 8, 2010
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: TBA (Mobile CAT)
  • Sponsor: QEP Office, CAT
  • Workshop details

Who Are You?

Your Vocation & Our Shared Mission

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Friday, October 22, 2010
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

QEP 2: Student Learning Outcomes

QEP

  • Led by: Drs. Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Glenda Hembree and Jay Todd
  • Date: Thursday, October 7, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library rm 501
  • Sponsor: CAT and QEP
  • Workshop details

Creative Commons

An Alternative to Copyright

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Creative Commons [Mobile CAT]

An Alternative to Copyright

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:50 PM
  • Location: Xavier South 224
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Turnitin and Blackboard: Using Assignment and Plagiarism Detection Tools

Learn how to use the Assignment tool to collect and manage assignments as well as use Turnitin to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Bonnie Noonan (English)
  • Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Posting Grades

Learn how to use Blackboard's Grade Center to post your students grades online.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, September 9, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Getting Started with Blackboard

Would you like to post your syllabus and other course material online? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, September 2, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

A Moment of Silence

Invitation and Dialog

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2010
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, August 20, 2010
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 20, 2010
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

WordPress and Blackboard Overview

WordPress and Blackboard Overview

  • Led by: Florent and Everson
  • Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

We are sponsoring the first Social Hour of the academic year immediately following New Faculty Orientation. Please join us!

  • Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2010
  • Time: 4:15 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Library, 6th Floor (note the new location)
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer
  • Date: August 16-17, 2010
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Freshman Instructor Workshop

Freshman Instructor Workshop

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer
  • Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Social Reading

Using Goodreads

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Service Learning Seminar 042210

Service Learning Seminar 042210

  • Led by: Dr. Mark Gstohl
  • Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 532
  • Workshop details

Service Learning Seminar

Service Learning Seminar

  • Led by: Dr. Mark Gstohl, Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer
  • Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Writing Effective Multiple Choice Exams

Writing Effective Multiple Choice Exams

  • Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Pharmacy
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Web Logs and Scholarship

How Blogs Are Changing the Nature of Academic Discourse

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2010
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Posting Grades

Learn how to use Blackboard's Grade Center to post your students grades online.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Unleashing Its Power in the Classroom

Make the most of class discussions by using Blackboard's Discussion Board.

  • Led by: Dr. MaPo Kinnord-Payton (Art) and Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Social Bookmarking

Using Delicious

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Stereotype Threat and the Nature and Nurture of Intelligence

Dr. Aronson (NYU) is a renowned researcher in the areas of stereotypes, self-esteem, and motivation as they intersect with academic achievement.

  • Date: Monday, January 25, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Workshop details

QEP: Definitions

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)
  • Date: Thursday, January 21, 2010
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

What is Scholarship? [morning session]

At this coffee shop discussion we will discuss various types of scholarship.

  • Led by: Dr. Cheryl Stevens (Associate Dean for Research, A&S); Dr. Leonard Jack (Associate Dean for Research, Pharmacy); Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (Center for the Advancement of Teaching)
  • Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM
  • Location: NCF Annex, 5th Floor Lounge
  • Workshop details

What is Scholarship? [afternoon session]

At this coffee shop discussion we will discuss various types of scholarship.

  • Led by: Dr. Cheryl Stevens (Associate Dean for Research, A&S); Dr. Leonard Jack (Associate Dean for Research, Pharmacy); Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (Center for the Advancement of Teaching)
  • Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex, 5th Floor Lounge
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 8, 2010
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, January 7, 2010
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2010
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Drop-in Session

Do you want to get started using Blackboard or just get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If so, this one-on-one session is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, January 4, 2010
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Global Immediacy

Using Video Telephony to Bring Distant Guests into Your Classroom

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Whiteboard Meets Digital Age

Are you interested in finding out about inacterave whiteboards and Tablet PCs? Do you want to know how they are used in education?

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Service-Learning Showcase

discover how to make your project meaningful

  • Led by: Dr. Mark Gstohl, Service-Learning Faculty in Residence
  • Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Browse Better

Learn how to get the most out of the Firefox web browser

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Monday, October 5, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Using Assignment and Plagiarism Detection Tools

Learn how to use the Assignment tool to collect and manage assignments as well as use the SafeAssign tool to discourage plagiarism.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT) and Dr. Jason Todd (English)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Increasing Productivity in Writing and Publishing

Leran tips from colleagues about ways to maintain your productivity.

  • Led by: Dr. Gary Donladson (History) and Dr. Kathleen Morgan (Chemistry)
  • Date: Thursday, September 24, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Quizzes and Surveys - Part 2

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, September 21, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Posting Grades

Learn how to use Blackboard's Grade Center to post your students grades online.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, September 14, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, September 10, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS)

This workshop will provide details about the FaCTS application and implementation procedures. Come learn more about FaCTS.

  • Led by: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Quizzes and Surveys

Do you want to get feedback from your students or encourage them to read for class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Enhanced Communications

Would you like to communicate with your students outside of class? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, August 27, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:45 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Getting Started with Blackboard

Would you like to post your syllabus and other course material online? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, August 24, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 21, 2009
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 20, 2009
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Getting Started with Blogging

Using WordPress.com

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, August 20, 2009
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Ten Things You Can Do to Screw Up Your Video Project

A fast-paced tour of common mistakes

  • Led by: Jim Thiebaud (Media Services) and Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Unleashing Its Power in the Classroom

Faculty will discuss how they use Blackboard in their courses.

  • Led by: Dr. KiTani Parker-Johnson (Pharmacy), Dr. Adam Weaver (Pharmacy) and Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, March 23, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Ocular Candy Mash

How to Create Visually Stunning Presentations Using Free and Legal Online Tools

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
  • Time: 2:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Facebooking the Library

A Social Network Case Study

  • Led by: Nancy Hampton (Library) and Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Workshop details

Resources Old, Resources New, Resources Borrowed, XU Library and You

This workshop will highlight the resources and services available to Xavier faculty.

  • Led by: Gennice King and Paula Singleton (Library)
  • Date: Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and the Library
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Problems and Possibilities:

We invite faculty from all disciplines to attend this workshop on undergraduate research so that participants can share their ideas about best practices and methodologies that work.

  • Led by: Nadia M. Lahutsky Ph.D. [Texas Christian University] and Mark A. Gstohl Ph.D. [Xavier University]
  • Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and the Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Workshop details

Beyond Personal Anecdotes Regarding Classroom Management

We will discuss recent reasrch in the area of classroom management and student civility.

  • Led by: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

Please join us in CAT for first Social Hour of the semester.

  • Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
  • Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: 534A Library (CAT conference room)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Beyond Jena

A Forum on Bloggers of Color, Education and Social Justice in New Orleans

  • Led by: Dr. Kimberly Chandler (Communications) and Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Saturday, January 31, 2009
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom
  • Workshop details

Using the Grade Center in Blackboard

In this workshop we will discuss the Grade Center which is a new feature in Bb version 8.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

BlackBoard Training

BlackBoard Training

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Pharmacy
  • Sponsor: CAT/Pharmacy
  • Workshop details

New Features in Blackboard version 8

Attend this workshop to learn about the new features of Blackboard version 8.0.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, January 15, 2009
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT Holiday Open House

Give your eyes and hands a break from grading. Stop by CAT for some coffee, hot chocolate, and homemade goodies from your friendly CAT staff!

  • Date: Monday, December 8, 2008
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: 34A Library (CAT conference room)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Advanced Classroom Assessment Techniques

This is a follow-up to our October workshop on classroom assessment techniques. Attending this workshop will increase your collection of assessment strategies.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology), Dr. Leslie Richardson (CAT, English)
  • Date: Thursday, November 13, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars FaCTS Proposal Writing

Those interested in FaCTS are invited to bring their ideas and draft proposals to this informal workshop

  • Led by: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology), Elizabeth Smith Rousselle (CAT/Languages) and Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501, 5th floor
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Untangling the Social Web

Social Network Services Demystified

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: 5th Floor, Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Advanced Blackboard 2 (Bb 104)

Would you like to get more out of Blackboard? This workshop will cover some additional Blackboard features.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Advanced Blackboard 1 (Bb 103)

Would you like to get more out of Blackboard? This workshop will cover some additional Blackboard features.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Using Classroom Assessment Techniques to Enhance Learning

Based on the work of Angelo and Cross, this workshop will examine the value of assessing student performance throughout the learning process.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars

This workshop will describe CAT's new, Mellon Foundation funded initiative called Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS).

  • Led by: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT/Psychology), Elizabeth Smith Rousselle (CAT, Languages), and Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:20 PM
  • Location: LIB 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Intermediate Blackboard (Bb 102)

Would you like to get more out of Blackboard? This workshop will cover some additional Blackboard features.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, September 29, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 PM - 01:05 AM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Center for Student Leadership and Service
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Refresher

Has it been a while since you used Blackboard? If so, this workshop will give you a refresher on using Blackboard.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

New Features in SMART Board

Attend this workshop to learn about the new tools and features of Smart Board version 10 .

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Introduction to Blackboard (Bb 101)

Attend this workshop to get an overview of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Monday, September 15, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

New Features in Blackboard

Attend this workshop to learn about the new features of Blackboard version 8.0.

  • Led by: Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 22, 2008
  • Time: 10:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Internationalizing Higher Education Institutions

What does a commitment to global citizenship look like in a campus context?

  • Led by: Dr. Yolanda Moses, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Excellence, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside
  • Date: Friday, May 9, 2008
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Office of Vice President of Academic Affairs, Salzburg Global Seminar, and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Successful Proposal Writing Workshop

Proposal Writing

  • Led by: Dr. Kathleen Morgan (Chemistry/CUR)
  • Date: Thursday, April 10, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for Undergraduate Research and Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Preparing Our Students for a Global World

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: Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Social Hour

Social Hour

  • Led by: CAT
  • Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
  • Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: 534A Library (CAT conference room)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Undergraduate Scholarship as an Engaging Teaching Tool: Spotlight on Festival of Scholars and XULAneXUS

Discover how mentoring student research can improve your students' learning. Learn the why and how to participate inFestival of Scholars. Get to know the XULAneXUS submission and editorial guidelines

  • Led by: Dr. Gary Donaldson (History/CUR), Dr. Ross Louis (Cummunications/CUR)
  • Date: Thursday, March 6, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library, room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for Undergraduate Research and Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Smart Board 103

This workshop will cover some advanced features of using a Smart Board / Smart Sympodium. This workshop is the third in the Smart Board series.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2008
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Curriculum Conversation

Core Curriculum Proposal.

  • Led by: Open Discussion
  • Date: Monday, March 3, 2008
  • Time: 4:00 - 4:50 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Curriculum Conversation

Core Curriculum Proposal

  • Led by: Open Discussion
  • Date: Thursday, February 28, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Best Practices in Classroom Management

Encouraging Student Civility Part II

  • Led by: Mike Adams (Chemistry), Wendy Gaudin (History) and Elliott Hammer (Psychology)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 PM - 04:30 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Jumpstarting Your Pedagogical Research to Optimize Teaching & Learning

What is optimal teaching?

  • Led by: Regan A. R. Gurung, Ph. D. [University of Wisconsin Green Bay] and Beth M. Schwartz, Ph.D. [Randolph College]
  • Date: Thursday, February 21, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, February 14, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Smart Board 102

This workshop will cover some advanced features of using a Smart Board / Smart Sympodium. This workshop is the second in the Smart Board series.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Atwitter About Twitter

Next Big Thing or Dumbest Thing Ever?

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Smart Board 101

This workshop will get you started with the basics of using a Smart Board / Smart Sympodium.

  • Led by: Ms. Janice Florent (CAT)
  • Date: Friday, January 25, 2008
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2008
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:20 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, January 17, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Creating an Atmosphere of Respect from Day One

Learn how to decrease student incivility in the classroom , Explore ways of dealing with incivility when it does arise, Share your examples with (and get advice from) th epanel

  • Led by: TBA
  • Date: Thursday, January 10, 2008
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2008
  • Time: 10:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2008
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2007
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:20 PM
  • Location: Library 510
  • Sponsor: Office of Service Learning/Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Getting Your Students Published

This informational session will introduce faculty to XULAneXUS' revised publication and editorial process.

  • Led by: Dr. Ross Louis (Communications); Dr. Leslie Richardson (English/CAT); Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, November 1, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for Undergraduate Research and Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

New Media and Community Activism in Post-Katrina New Orleans

A panel discussion with five local bloggers

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
  • Time: 1:30 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Dean, Freshmen Studies/Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2007
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:20 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Media, Communication and Community

Private and Public Interests in Rebuilding New Orleans

  • Date: October 17-11, 2007
  • Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom
  • Sponsor: Communications Department
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

Share your wisdom, and your questions, with your colleagues

  • Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2007
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: 534A Library (CAT conference room)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Strategies to Increase Active Learning in Large Classes

Teaching a large class presents unique challenges. Explore the use of classroom assessment techniques to increase active learning in large classes.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology)
  • Date: Friday, September 28, 2007
  • Time: 1:00 - 01:00 AM
  • Location: COP 420
  • Sponsor: Dean, College of Pharmacy/Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, September 27, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Assessment Doesn't Have to Be a Bad Word

Tired of waiting until the first exam to see if students are getting it? Come learn (and share) some low-preparation assessment techniques.

  • Led by: Dr. Leslie Richardson (English, CAT), and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2007
  • Time: 3:30 - 4:20 PM
  • Location: Library 417 B (Note it is NOT in Room 501)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

Wine, cheese, and conversation

  • Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2007
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: 534A (CAT Conference Room) Library Building
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Seven Attributes of Successful New Faculty

Discover the Secrets of Effective New Professors

  • Led by: Dr. Shubha Ireland (Biology), Dr. Elizabeth Rousselle (Languages, CAT), and Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT, Psychology)
  • Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2007
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

Engaging the Xavier Student, Positive Learning Experiences at Xavier

  • Date: Friday, August 17, 2007
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: 5th Floor Library
  • Sponsor: VPAA's Office and Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Respondus and Respondus LockDown Browser Workshop

Use Respondus for multiple choice, true/false, and short-answer questions for your final exam!

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
  • Time: 11:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Library, Room 532A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Sexuality in the Classroom

Discuss your experiences and concerns about sexual boundaries in the academic environment, for you AND your students!

  • Led by: Dr. Gena Valentine (Psychology)
  • Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

Share your wisdom, and your questions, with your colleagues

  • Led by: Dr. Leslie Richardson
  • Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2007
  • Time: 3:30 - 05:00 AM
  • Location: 534A Library (CAT conference room)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Learning Another Language as a Misunderstood Concept

Come explore the process of learning another mode of cultural expression.

  • Led by: Drs. Elizabeth Rousselle, Karen Becnel Moore, Susan Spillman, and Brother Herman Johnson
  • Date: Thursday, April 12, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Cloning -- An Easily Misunderstood Concept

Come enhance your knowledge about the complexity of cloning.

  • Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
  • Time: 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Workshop details

Active Learning

Come discuss strategies for creating a learning-centered classroom environment

  • Led by: Cori Brock and Leslie Richardson
  • Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 PM - 01:05 AM
  • Location: 501 Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Collaborative Authoring

A crash course in some tools for sharing text

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, March 29, 2007
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

Share your wisdom, and your questions, with your colleagues

  • Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2007
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: 501 Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Transforming Student Learning for a Global Society

How can we make our students citizens of the world?

  • Led by: Sr. Dr. Jamie Phelps and Dr. Elizabeth Rousselle
  • Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, Library 534A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

CAT Social Hour

Share your wisdom, and your questions, with your colleagues

  • Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2007
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: 534A Library (CAT conference room)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Smart Board

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  • Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006
  • Time: 12:15 PM - 01:00 AM
  • Location: 5th floor
  • Workshop details

Using del.icio.us

Learn how to store your bookmarks on the web.

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Workshop details

Our Bog Is Dood

What do we mean when we talk about religious diversity in the classroom?

  • Led by: Dr. Richard Collins (English)
  • Date: Thursday, November 16, 2006
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library Resource Center 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

It's Not Personal

Five veteran Xavier faculty members will offer a workhop on the intricacies of conducting classroom discussions on sensitive domestic and international political topics.

  • Led by: Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology), Dr. David Lanoue (English), Dr. Biljana Obradovic (English), Dr. William Serban (Political Science), and Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Thursday, November 9, 2006
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Bridging Social Divides in the Classroom

Dr. Wendy Gaudin (Hist) and Dr. Dominique Gendrin (Comm) will lead an open discussion on bridging racial, ethnic, and cultural divisions within the classroom.

  • Led by: Dr. Wendy Gaudin (History) and Dr. Dominique Gendrin (Communications)
  • Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2006
  • Time: 10:15 - 11:45 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Service Learning Workshop

Learn how to enhance student learning through community service.

  • Led by: Dr. Catherine Ludlum Foos
  • Date: Friday, October 20, 2006
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: UC Private Dining Hall
  • Sponsor: CAT & Office of Service Learning
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2006
  • Time: 10:15 - 11:45 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

The day-long series of presentations and workshops is designed to welcome new faculty while providing them with tools, resources, and people-contacts to ensure a successful first year.

  • Led by: Dr. David G. Lanoue, professor of English and CAT faculty-in-residence
  • Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2006
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Your Hurricane Plan and Blackboard (2)

This workshop explores ways for teaching and learning to continue in the event of another Katrina-like storm.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes, Library
  • Date: Thursday, July 20, 2006
  • Time: 3:00 - 3:50 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Your Hurricane Plan and Blackboard

This workshop explores ways for teaching and learning to continue in the event of another Katrina-like storm.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes, Educational Technology Specialist
  • Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Clay Therapy & BBQ

Get your hands dirty and relieve some stress!

  • Date: Saturday, July 15, 2006
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Xavier Art Village
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and the Art Department
  • Workshop details

Web Publishing 102

Picks up where 101 left off.

  • Led by: Alan Gutierrez of Think New Orleans
  • Date: Saturday, July 8, 2006
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT & Think New Orleans
  • Workshop details

Web Publishing 101

Get started on the web.

  • Led by: Alan Gutierrez of Think New Orleans
  • Date: Saturday, July 1, 2006
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2006
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  • Location: 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Pausing at Midterm

A brown-bag discussion of how to gauge how well students are learning, and how well we are teaching, at mid-semester.

  • Led by: Dr. Todd Stanislav, Biology Dept. and CAT Director
  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2006
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Most Difficult Concepts: Globalization

This second installment in our ''Most Difficult Concepts'' brownbag series explores the meaning of, and misconceptions about, globalization.

  • Led by: Dr. Amy Bellone Hite, Sociology Dept.
  • Date: Thursday, October 13, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Mid-Course Correction

A workshop on designing and using midterm evaluations to improve teaching and learning.

  • Led by: Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology) and Dr. Todd Stanislav (Biology and CAT)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Saturday, September 24, 2005
  • Time: 9:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

The Road Ahead

A luncheon talk that focuses on new challenges, the dominant movements for reform, and the scholarship of teaching.

  • Led by: Dr. Lendol Calder, Augustana College; Carnegie Scholar, the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Date: Friday, September 23, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: UC 205
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Most Difficult Concepts: Race

This first installment in our ''Most Difficult Concepts'' brownbag series explores race from scientific and cultural perspectives.

  • Led by: Dr. Wendy Gaudin, History Dept.
  • Date: Thursday, September 15, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, September 8, 2005
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 19, 2005
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:45 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

How to Hit the Road Running (Three Sessions in One)

This 2-hour session is designed to help faculty get started with Blackboard, undergraduate research opportunities, and Library resources.

  • Led by: Dr. David Lanoue, professor of English and CAT faculty-in-residence
  • Date: Thursday, August 18, 2005
  • Time: 10:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

A day of welcoming and preparation for successful teaching at Xavier.

  • Led by: Dr. David G. Lanoue, professor of English and CAT faculty-in-residence
  • Date: Monday, August 15, 2005
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT Colloquium: Research and Teaching Communities

A showcase of recent projects in the Communities Initiative.

  • Led by: Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore, Political Science Chair
  • Date: Thursday, April 21, 2005
  • Time: 2:40 - 3:55 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

A Conversation With New Faculty

A luncheon discussion with new faculty on challenges faced in their first year and suggestions for ways to improve CAT support.

  • Led by: Dr. Todd Stanislav (Biology Dept. and CAT Director)
  • Date: Friday, April 15, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: UC 218
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

How We Retain More Students by Intervening Earlier

How can you jump-start your retention efforts before problems arise?

  • Led by: Beth Richter and Richard Miller
  • Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2005
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library 321B
  • Sponsor: Noel-Levitz
  • Workshop details

The Role and Future of Communication Studies at Xavier University

A CAT-supported research committee reports its findings on the Communication Studies discipline at Xavier.

  • Led by: Dr. Ross M. Louis, Communications Dept.
  • Date: Thursday, April 7, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Senior Comps 2

This follow-up to the panel discussion of March 1st allows faculty to explore the issue of senior comprehensives with greater depth.

  • Led by: Dr. Thomas Bonner, Jr. (English Dept.)
  • Date: Monday, April 4, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Social Justice Responses to the "Obesity Epidemic"

LeBesco will examine popular culture depictions of fatness as a disability, fat activism, and other aspects of our present "obesity epidemic."

  • Led by: Professor Katie Lebesco, Marymount Manhattan College
  • Date: Friday, April 1, 2005
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location: CAT conference room (Library 534)
  • Sponsor: Faculty Resource Network at New York University
  • Workshop details

CAT Colloquium: Rich Media

A showcase of recent projects in rich media.

  • Led by: Bart Everson, Multimedia Artist, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Difficult Personalities in the Classroom

Improving interactions with confrontational, hostile, and apathetic students.

  • Led by: Dr. Melissa Hopson-Sparks (Communications), Dr. Dominique Gendrin (Communications), and Mr. Joseph Byrd (Student Services)
  • Date: Thursday, March 17, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT Colloquium: Course Portfolio and Teaching and Learning Inquiry Groups

A showcase of recent projects: the benchmark course portfolio and the inquiry into teaching and learning groups.

  • Led by: Dr. Paul Schafer (Philosophy) and Dr. Robert Berman (Phiosophy)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2005
  • Time: 4:00 - 4:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

30 Minute Bb Training using the Assignment Feature

A 30 minute workshop designed to demonstrate the assignment feature in Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: March 9, 2005-March 9, 0000
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Xavier South, Room 600 LRC
  • Sponsor: Xavier Library and Media Center
  • Workshop details

Senior Comps

An interdisciplinary panel considers various models for senior comprehensive exams.

  • Led by: Dr. Thomas Bonner, Jr., English Chair
  • Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Xavier From a Distance

In this luncheon talk, former English chair Dr. Michele Levy reflects on Xavier's past and future.

  • Led by: Dr. Michele Levy, Professor of English and Director of the Cultural Studies Task Force, North Carolina A & T State University
  • Date: Monday, February 21, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 1:30 PM
  • Location: UC 205
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Saturday, February 19, 2005
  • Time: 9:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Plunging into the Fray

This workshop explores ways to use debate to increase student involvement and critical thinking.

  • Led by: Stephanie J. Thomson (Communications Dept.), Melissa Hopson Sparks (Communications Dept.), and Amy Bellone-Hite (Sociology Dept.)
  • Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

CAT Colloquium: Media and Methods

A showcase of recent projects that use technology to enhance instruction.

  • Led by: Dr. Gayna Stevens-Credle
  • Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Multiple Choice Questions, Examinations, and Test Banks

Practical considerations for faculty who use multiple-choice exams.

  • Led by: Dr. John Sevenair, Professor of Chemistry
  • Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2005
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library Room 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

What We've Learned After One Semester at Xavier

An opportunity to share, reflect, question, and plan.

  • Led by: Dr.s David Lanoue (English) and Todd Stanislav (Biology)
  • Date: Thursday, January 13, 2005
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: University Center 205
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Wiki Wiki

What in the World is a Wiki?

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Monday, November 29, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

HBCU Attrition (II)

A summary of research on retention at HBCUs.

  • Led by: Dr. Beverly Mason (Sociology) and Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

HBCU Attrition (I)

A summary of research on retention at HBCUs.

  • Led by: Dr. Beverly Mason (Sociology) and Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Monday, November 15, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Feeding Frenzy

Or, what are those little orange XML buttons?

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Monday, November 15, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Classroom to Publication

A discussion of how to use one's classes to gather data for scholarly publications.

  • Led by: Dr. Bruce Danner (English) and Dr. Nicole Greene (English)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Learning Groups

A longer, follow-up to the ''Learning Groups'' workshop on 10/14.

  • Led by: Dr. Paul McCreary (Math)
  • Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2004
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:50 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, October 21, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Saving Dollars and Making Sense

This teleconference presents an effective and efficient model for distance learning.

  • Led by: Dallas TeleLearning: Professional Development Seminars on Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
  • Date: Thursday, October 21, 2004
  • Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library 417
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Student Research

Ways of increasing student research opportunities in individual courses and in the curriculum.

  • Led by: Dr. Mary Crowe, Director, Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Date: Monday, October 18, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT and CUR
  • Workshop details

Presentation Skills

A workshop on developing quality presentation skills.

  • Led by: Dr. Patricia Lieveld (Pharmacy)
  • Date: Saturday, October 16, 2004
  • Time: 9:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Library 501 and Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Learning Groups

Tips for incorporating group work across the disciplines.

  • Led by: Dr. Paul McCreary (Mathematics)
  • Date: Thursday, October 14, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Mid-Course Correction

A workshop on designing and using midterm evaluations to improve teaching and learning.

  • Led by: Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology) and Dr. Todd Stanislav (Biology and CAT)
  • Date: Monday, October 11, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Faculty Participation in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, 1998-2004

The CAT has maintained data since 1998 on submission and approval of faculty proposals. Come hear about an analysis of this data.

  • Led by: V. J. DuRapau, Jr. (Mathematics) and Todd Stanislav (Biology, CAT)
  • Date: Thursday, October 7, 2004
  • Time: 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM
  • Location: Admin. Bldg., Room 320
  • Sponsor: Mathematics Department
  • Workshop details

Library Tips

A demonstration and discussion of Library tools.

  • Led by: Adrienne Webber, Assistant Director for Access Services, Library
  • Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Nurturing Your Idea

A discussion of ways to nurture ideas to develop and implement a plan for a research or creative project.

  • Led by: Dr. Mary Crowe, Director, Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT and CUR
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Monday, September 27, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard

A discussion of the hows and whys of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes, Educational Technology Support/Distance Learning Specialist, Library
  • Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 12:50 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Help Session

Feedback is available for all who would like to submit a proposal in response to the Center's current Request for Proposals.

  • Led by: CAT faculty and staff, and Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes (Library)
  • Date: September 2-3, 2004
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, 5th Floor Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 20, 2004
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 19, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

New Faculty Orientation

A day of welcoming and preparation for successful teaching at Xavier.

  • Led by: Dr. David G. Lanoue, professor of English and CAT faculty-in-residence
  • Date: Monday, August 16, 2004
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Gradebook

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Thursday, June 17, 2004
  • Time: 9:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Gradebook

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Test Manager

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2004
  • Time: 9:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Pool Manager

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Monday, June 14, 2004
  • Time: 5:37 - 5:37 PM
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Intermediate Skills

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Thursday, June 3, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Intermediate Skills

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2004
  • Time: 9:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Basics and Beyond

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Blackboard: Basics and Beyond

Offering on-on-one consultations with faculty on the use of Blackboard.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Monday, May 31, 2004
  • Time: 9:30 AM - noon
  • Location: Library Resource Center - 6th Floor Lab
  • Workshop details

Webcast

A live, interactive videoconference between students from Long Beach High School on Long Island, students in Amann, Jordan and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abullah (Queen of Jordan)

  • Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2004
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Workshop details

Blogs

And the Blogging Bloggers Who Blog Them

  • Led by: Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, April 22, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library, 5th Floor)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Help Session

Feedback is available for all who would like to submit a proposal--RFPs due April 23.

  • Led by: CAT Staff and Faculty-in-Residence
  • Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2004
  • Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, 5th Floor Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Help Session

Feedback is available for all who would like to submit a proposal--RFPs due April 23.

  • Led by: CAT Staff and Faculty-in-Residence
  • Date: Monday, April 19, 2004
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, 5th Floor Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Am I Getting an A?

A discussion of assessment, grades, and grade inflation.

  • Led by: Drs. Deany Cheramie and Violet Bryan (English Dept.)
  • Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Searching and Thinking

A hands-on workshop to bring faculty up-to-date on library resources and ways to include them in their classes.

  • Led by: Adrienne Webber, Assistant Director for Access Services, Library
  • Date: Thursday, April 1, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, March 25, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library 417B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

March Blackboard Training

Every Thursday this March.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Thursday, March 25, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Room 600, Library Resource Center
  • Workshop details

Assessing Student Learning

Course Portfolio Working Group Participants, old and new, share approaches to learning assessment.

  • Led by: Dr. David Lanoue (English Dept.) and Guests
  • Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

March Blackboard Training

Every Thursday this March.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Thursday, March 18, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Room 532A, Library Resource Center
  • Workshop details

What's in the Student Handbook Anyway?

A discussion of classroom discipline.

  • Led by: Joseph K. Byrd, VP of Student Services
  • Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: The Xavier Faculty Association and CAT
  • Workshop details

March Blackboard Training

Every Thursday this March.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Thursday, March 11, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Room 600, Library Resource Center
  • Workshop details

Faculty Presentation

Dr. V. J. Durapau, Jr. of the Math Department applies survival analysis methodology to examine risk factors contributing to student failure to successfully complete a first semester undergraduate course in Calculus.

  • Led by: Dr. V. J. Durapau, Jr., Math Department
  • Date: Thursday, March 11, 2004
  • Time: 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM
  • Location: Administration 320
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

TLTR

A forum bringing together faculty, administrators, and ITC staff to share ideas on technology issues that impact teaching and student learning.

  • Led by: Dr. Todd Stanislav, Biology Dept. and CAT Director
  • Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2004
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library 534A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

March Blackboard Training

Every Thursday this March.

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Thursday, March 4, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Room 600, Library Resource Center
  • Workshop details

Blackboard and Learning

A Discussion of How Blackboard Can Be Used to Improve Student Learning

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Friday, February 13, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Cheating Across the Curriculum

A discussion of plagiarism and cheating: What can we do about it individually and institutionally?

  • Led by: Dr. Jay Ciaffa, Philosophy Dept.
  • Date: Thursday, February 12, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Location: Libary 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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.
  • Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Educating the "Netgen"

A teleconference that explores the characteristics of the next generation of learners, the uses of technology to support these learners, and the learning styles that may signal different instructional needs.

  • Led by: Dr. Diana Oblinger, Executive Director for Higher Education, Microsoft Corporation
  • Date: Thursday, January 29, 2004
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library 417B
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Don't Throw Away That Test!

A workshop on ways to use old exams to enhance student learning.

  • Led by: Dr. Kris Norenberg, Biology Dept.
  • Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2004
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Libary 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 23, 2004
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

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.
  • Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2004
  • Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

What We've Learned After One Semester at Xavier

An opportunity to share, reflect, question, and plan.

  • Led by: Dr.s David Lanoue (English) and Todd Stanislav (Biology)
  • Date: Thursday, January 15, 2004
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Location: University Center 205C
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, January 9, 2004
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, January 8, 2004
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2004
  • Time: 9:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: University Center, Second Floor, Room 205
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2004
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: University Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Teaching Well, Saving Time

Dr. Kevin Barry, Assistant Director of Notre Dame University's Center for Teaching and Learning, leads this workshop that explores the assignment-centered course design concept and alternative uses of time and space.

  • Led by: Dr. Kevin Barry, Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Notre Dame University
  • Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2004
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: University Center, Second Floor, Room 205
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Blackboard Training

Let BB help you manage your course!

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Moore Rhodes
  • Date: Monday, December 15, 2003
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library Media Services Room 400
  • Sponsor: Lbrary Media Services
  • Workshop details

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"
  • Date: Saturday, November 22, 2003
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Your nearest computer that is connected to the Web
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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"
  • Date: Thursday, November 13, 2003
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library 417B
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

What is PHP?

  • Led by: Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, October 30, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Proposal Help Session II

Bring your questions and ideas regarding proposals for projects associated with the Center's most recent Request for Proposals

  • Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2003
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 02:30 AM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library, 534)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Mid-Course Correction

Mid-course evaluations provide valuable feedback that allows the instructor to make strategic changes.

  • Led by: Dr. David Lanoue
  • Date: Thursday, October 23, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Faculty Videomakers at Xavier

Production on a shoestring

  • Led by: Dr. John Marszalek, Counseling Program - Division of Education; MaPó Kinnord - Art
  • Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Proposal Help Session I

Bring your questions and ideas regarding proposals for projects associated with the Center's most recent Request for Proposals

  • Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2003
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library, 534)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Blackboard and Learning

A Discussion of How Blackboard Can Be Used to Improve Student Learning

  • Led by: Dr. David Lanoue
  • Date: Thursday, October 16, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Extensible Markup Language

What is XML?

  • Led by: Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, October 9, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Multiple Choice Questions, Examinations, and Test Banks

Practical considerations for faculty who use multiple-choice exams.

  • Led by: Dr. John Sevenair, Professor of Chemistry
  • Date: Monday, September 29, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Classroom Tools: Student response devices

Two systems will be discussed and one demonstrated with audience participation.

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle,Ph.D.
  • Date: September 22, 2003-September 22, 0000
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library, 5th Floor, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Extensible HyperText Markup Language

What is XHTML and why should you use it?

  • Led by: Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Monday, September 8, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Classroom Tools: SMART Board

Now you can do even more with the SMART Board. Come see what's new!

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens-Credle and Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, September 5, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 12:45 PM
  • Location: Library, 5th Floor, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, September 5, 2003
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Classroom Management

This will be an informal discussion about issues related to classroom management.

  • Led by: Dr. Ronald Dorris (Professor, African American Studies Program and English Department) and Dr. Tuajuanda Jordan (Associate Professor, Chemistry Department and Acting Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Date: Thursday, September 4, 2003
  • Time: 4:15 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Classroom Tools: SMART Board

Now you can do even more with the SMART Board. Come see what's new!

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens-Credle and Janice Florent
  • Date: September 4, 2003-September 5, 0000
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library, 5th Floor, Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Redesigning the Xavier Website

An informal chat with the University's Web Developer

  • Led by: P.J. Christie, University Web Developer
  • Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 22, 2003
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Electronic Conferencing

This workshop is designed to promote the use of electronic text-based conference systems and generate awareness of successful methods and techniques for course related activities.

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens-Credle
  • Date: Friday, August 22, 2003
  • Time: 1:30 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 523A, 5th Floor
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 21, 2003
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Faculty Forum on the War in Iraq

Join us for a dialogue about the war, its causes, and potential consequences.

  • Led by: Charles Baquet, Moderator
  • Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2003
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Xavier Endowment for the Humanities, the Center for Intercultural and International Programs, and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

A Guide to Publishing

Dr. Gary Donaldson (History Department) will discuss the ins and outs of book publishing.

  • Led by: Dr. Gary Donaldson, Professor of History
  • Date: Thursday, March 27, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Slavery in New Orleans and its Aftermath

Panel Discussion with Kalamu YaSalaam, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, and Raphael Cassimere

  • Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2003
  • Time: 7:30 - 11:00 PM
  • Location: Xavier University Auditorium
  • Workshop details

Introduction to BlackBoard

Learn the basics and a bit more about BlackBoard

  • Led by: Ed Huffman, Instructional Technologist
  • Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2003
  • Time: 9:30 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: Xavier's Library and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Introduction to BlackBoard

Learn the basics and a bit more about BlackBoard

  • Led by: Ed Huffman, Instructional Technologist
  • Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2003
  • Time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: Xavier's Library and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Introduction to BlackBoard

Learn the basics and a bit more about BlackBoard

  • Led by: Ed Huffman, Instructional Technologist
  • Date: Monday, March 10, 2003
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: Xavier's Library and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Introduction to BlackBoard

Learn the basics and a bit more about BlackBoard

  • Led by: Ed Huffman, Instructional Technologist
  • Date: Monday, March 10, 2003
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library 532A
  • Sponsor: Xavier's Library and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Flight or Fight?

This forum will attempt to answer the question: What motivates Xavier students to succeed academically?

  • Led by: Drs. Pamela Waldron-Moore and Dominique Gendrin, Ms. Amanda Brown, and Ms. Sharvon Pipkins (Departments of Political Science and Communications)
  • Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Thursday, February 13, 2003
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Gender/Women's Studies Program

An opportunity to discuss the place of an interdisciplinary gender studies minor at Xavier

  • Led by: Dr. Elizabeth Rousselle (Languages), César Briceño (Spanish major) Gavin Lewis (Sociology major), Maricel Martinez (Spanish major), and Byron Williams (History major)
  • Date: Monday, February 3, 2003
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Meeting the Challenge

An overview of characteristics of learning disabilities, relevant laws, teaching strategies, accommodations, and modifications will be provided.

  • Led by: Drs. Deborah Bordelon, Theresa Rheams, and Rosalind Hale (Education)
  • Date: Saturday, February 1, 2003
  • Time: 9:00 AM - noon
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Luncheon with Mr. Leonard Pitts

A great opportunity to meet columnist and author Mr. Leonard Pitts

  • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2003
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Nissan Room, Library 6th floor
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2003
  • Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

What We've Learned After One Semester at Xavier

An informal discussion of our first-semester experiences

  • Led by: Drs. Jonathan Rotondo-McCord (History) and Todd Stanislav (Biology)
  • Date: Monday, January 13, 2003
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: The Center's Conference Room, Library 534
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Prior Knowledge Assessment

Come discuss ways to integrate an assessment of prior knowledge INTO your teaching

  • Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2002
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library 534
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Proposal Help Session III

Bring your questions and ideas regarding the Center's current request for proposals

  • Date: Saturday, November 16, 2002
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library, 534)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Editing a Literary Magazine

Hilda Raz will talk about what makes a literary journal and how to publish our writing for others to read.

  • Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library 502
  • Sponsor: Xavier University of Louisiana, the English Department Creative Writing Program, a Grant FROM the National Endowment for the Arts, and the CAT
  • Workshop details

Proposal Help Session II

Bring your questions and ideas regarding the Center's current request for proposals

  • Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2002
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library, 534)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Multiple Choice Questions, Examinations, and Test Banks

Practical considerations for faculty who use multiple-choice exams.

  • Led by: Dr. John Sevenair, Professor of Chemistry
  • Date: Monday, November 4, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Proposal Help Session I

Bring your questions and ideas regarding the Center's new Technology-Enhanced Curriculum initiative

  • Date: Friday, October 18, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room (Library, 534)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Multiple Choice Questions, Examinations, and Test Banks

Practical considerations for faculty who use multiple-choice exams.

  • Led by: Dr. John Sevenair, Professor of Chemistry
  • Date: Thursday, October 3, 2002
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Multiple Choice Questions, Examinations, and Test Banks

Practical considerations for faculty who use multiple-choice exams.

  • Led by: Dr. John Sevenair, Professor of Chemistry
  • Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2002
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Prior Knowledge Assessment

Prior knowledge assessment is the logical first step in cognitive learning. If we believe that learners construct their knowledge based on what they already know, then as teachers we should begin with an assessment of students' prior knowledge.

  • Led by: Dr. Sonia Gonsalves, Associate Professor of Psychology, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
  • Date: Saturday, September 21, 2002
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, September 13, 2002
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

New Features in SMART Board

Attend to hear explanations about the tools and features add by the last two software upgrades.

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle and Janice Florent
  • Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2002
  • Time: 3:00 - 3:45 PM
  • Location: Xavier Library, 6th floor,Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Teaching with SMART Board

Basic SMART Board features will be demonstrated. For detailed instruction on board features please attend the related SMART workshop. For detailed instruction on board features please attend therelated SMART workshop.

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle
  • Date: Friday, August 23, 2002
  • Time: 2:45 - 3:15 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501, 6th Floor
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Friday, August 23, 2002
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

Teaching with SMART Board

Basic SMART Board features will be demonstrated. For detailed instruction on board features please attend the related SMART workshop. For detailed instruction on board features please attend therelated SMART workshop.

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle
  • Date: Thursday, August 22, 2002
  • Time: 11:15 - 11:45 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 501, 6th Floor
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Electronic Classroom Orientation

Are you thinking about using an Electronic Classroom or the Teaching Lab on an ad hoc basis? If so, this workshop is for you.

  • Led by: Janice Florent
  • Date: Thursday, August 22, 2002
  • Time: 9:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Workshop details

The WebBoard Primer

This workshop is appropriate for novice board users and faculty who wish to sharpenWebBoard Conferenc skills.

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle
  • Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2002
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Library, 6th floor, Room 534A
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

RFP Help Session

Get help writing your proposal for one of the Center's current initiatives

  • Date: Monday, April 29, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, 5th Floor, Library
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

No Child Left Behind: Bush's Education Policy

Are you ready for the fallout?

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room, 5th floor of Library
  • Workshop details

Wine, Cheese, and RFPs

No less than seven requests for proposals will be issued at this event.

  • Date: Monday, April 15, 2002
  • Time: 2:30 - 5:00 PM
  • Location: CAT (Library, 5th Floor)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Designing Essay Questions and Grading Criteria

A mini-workshop for all Xavier faculty members

  • Led by: Dr. Nicole P. Greene (English Department)
  • Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2002
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Library room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Where are we going? Part III

A continuing discussion of issues related to teaching with technology at Xavier

  • Led by: Dr. V. J. DuRapau, Jr. (Mathematics Department)
  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2002
  • Time: 2:45 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Faculty Mentoring at Xavier

Strengthening and Enriching New Efforts at Mentoring

  • Led by: Dr. Shubha Kale-Ireland (Biology Department)
  • Date: Monday, March 18, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Where are we going? Part II

A continuing discussion of issues related to teaching with technology at Xavier

  • Led by: V. J. DuRapau, Jr., Professor, Department of Mathematics
  • Date: Thursday, March 7, 2002
  • Time: 2:45 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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
  • Date: Thursday, February 28, 2002
  • Time: 2:45 - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

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)
  • Date: Friday, February 22, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 534
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

International Education Across the Curriculum

This workshop will present faculty with ideas for introducing international understanding INTO courses

  • Led by: Drs. Pamela Waldron-Moore, William Serban, and Olethia Davis
  • Date: Thursday, February 21, 2002
  • Time: 4:15 - 6:15 PM
  • Location: Library Room 502
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Political Science Department
  • Workshop details

Faculty Mentoring at Xavier

Strengthening and Enriching New Efforts at Mentoring

  • Led by: Dr. Shubha Kale-Ireland (Biology)
  • Date: Monday, February 18, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 534 (the Center's conference room)
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Videoconference Room Training

Learn all about the upgraded facilities in NCF 130

  • Date: Monday, February 4, 2002
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: NCF Annex 130
  • Sponsor: ITC
  • Workshop details

What We've Learned After One Semester at Xavier

An informal discussion of our first-semester experiences

  • Led by: Drs. Jonathan Rotondo-McCord (History) and Todd Stanislav (Biology)
  • Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2002
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 534
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

What We've Learned After One Semester at Xavier

An informal discussion of our first-semester experiences

  • Led by: Drs. Jonathan Rotondo-McCord (History) and Todd Stanislav (Biology)
  • Date: Monday, January 28, 2002
  • Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 534
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Workshop details

Two-Day Nonviolence Core Training

An intensive, experiential introduction to the steps and principles of Kingian Nonviolence

  • Led by: Eric White, Sylvia Spears Peters
  • Date: Saturday, January 19, 2002
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Xavier University Library 501
  • Sponsor: CAT, Twomey Center, Greater New Orleans Green Party
  • Workshop details

Proposal Help Session

Get your proposal in shape

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle and Bart Everson
  • Date: Thursday, January 17, 2002
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: CAT Conference Room
  • Workshop details

Teaching with Smart Board

Demonstration of smart board features

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle PhD
  • Date: Friday, January 11, 2002
  • Time: 11:15 - 11:45 AM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Teaching with Smart Board

Demonstration of board features

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle PhD
  • Date: Thursday, January 10, 2002
  • Time: 2:45 - 3:15 PM
  • Location: Library, Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

WebBoard Conference Review

Will review WebBoard basics

  • Led by: Gayna Stevens Credle Ph.D
  • Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2002
  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 532A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Using BBEdit

HTML the hard way!

  • Led by: Bart Everson (CAT)
  • Date: Saturday, December 8, 2001
  • Time: 1:00 - 01:00 AM
  • Location: Unknown
  • Workshop details

E-Moderating

Developing and Managing On-line Discussions

  • Led by: Ms. Elizabeth Rhodes, CAT & Dr. Deborah Bordelon, Division of Education
  • Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2001
  • Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: TBA
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Multiple Choice Questions, Examinations, and Test Banks

Practical considerations for faculty who use multiple-choice exams.

  • Led by: Dr. John Sevenair, Professor of Chemistry
  • Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2001
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
  • Location: Library Room 501
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Teams and Team Assignments

Formulas for Success, Recipes for Disaster

  • Led by: Dr. Janet Gillespie, Business Department
  • Date: Friday, October 26, 2001
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Library Room 502
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Introduction to the Web

Learn the difference between the Web and the Internet!

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Saturday, October 20, 2001
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Library 523A
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Basics of Web Imaging

How the Web Works Part II

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2000
  • Time: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Introduction to Javascript

How the Web Works Part V

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Monday, February 21, 2000
  • Time: 1:00 - 01:00 AM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details

Basics of Web Imaging

How the Web Works Part II

  • Led by: Bart Everson, CAT
  • Date: Thursday, November 4, 1999
  • Time: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Location: CAT Teaching Lab (Library 532A)
  • Sponsor: CAT
  • Workshop details


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