Category: Faculty Development

Teaching in the Humanities Workshop Series

Alternatives to the Paper: Exploring Creative Assignments and Digital Possibilities February 9, 2016, 2-3.30pm  Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201, 920 W. Franklin Street Looking to get more than the traditional 3-5 page essay often used in humanities classes? Tired of worrying about plagiarism?  Thinking about how to change things up a bit in your writing… Continue Reading Teaching in the Humanities Workshop Series

Digital Pragmata: The Future in Four Dimensions

The Future in Four Dimensions – A Digital Pragmata Panel April 20, 2–4 p.m. The Depot, 814 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23284 How does our choice of creative tools impact the representation of time? What are some of the current trends in art and scholarship focusing on time? What does it mean for us even to say that we… Continue Reading Digital Pragmata: The Future in Four Dimensions

Upcoming Faculty Development Events:

March Social Media Workshop: Using Twitter Professionally At this workshop we will discuss how to use Twitter to connect with others, find daily content, and manage your time. Attendees will set up Twitter accounts, learn who to follow and how to create lists that help you organize your followers, learn tips on managing your time on Twitter, and… Continue Reading Upcoming Faculty Development Events:

Spring Conference Attendance

Congratulations to the following faculty who have been busy with the spring conference and seminar circuits: Bonnie Boaz and Jessica Gordon presented at the 21st Century Academic Forum and Conference at Harvard. They used student work produced in last summer’s cMOOC  to talk about online writing and multimodal composition. We are also presenting different research using the same data… Continue Reading Spring Conference Attendance

Faculty Workshops on Social Media Development

This semester GTA Elise Glaum is working on developing three workshops to assist the Department of Focused Inquiry faculty to represent themselves professionally online. These workshops will address professional/personal presentation options, connecting and contributing to FI groups and other higher education groups, and requisite skills. Each of these workshops will be co-led by myself and a… Continue Reading Faculty Workshops on Social Media Development

Faculty Symposium on Inclusive Teaching This Friday, 3pm.

This Friday Mary Shelden and Lara Coggin will discuss their work as planners and facilitators for the 2014 Institute for Inclusive Teaching. They and some of the 2014 participants will consider some of the successes, challenges, and lessons learned from the 2014 Institute. We hope that this symposium will offer attendees a sense of the institute… Continue Reading Faculty Symposium on Inclusive Teaching This Friday, 3pm.