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12:45 - 1:00pm

     Registration – LIB 030 Multipurpose Room
     Light appetizers and beverages provided
1:00 - 1:25pm
     Welcome and overview of Library Services – LIB 030 Multipurpose Room
1:30 - 2:10pm 
     Concurrent breakout sessions
1 – LIB 001
(Incorporating special, non-standard, and alternative collections into your teaching.  
In this session, part-time faculty will explore streaming videos, statistical datasets, primary sources, art images, historical newspapers, music, special collections, and other unique library resources. Participants will discuss how to integrate these collections into their course material. This session will be hands-on in the library learning lab.
2 – LIB 002
(Library resources for promoting and supporting group assignments and active learning.  
In this session, part-time faculty will (experience an active-learning group lesson in the library’s new collaborative learning lab. Activities will include seeing Media:Scapes in action, and exploring ideas for using multiple projectors, mobile whiteboards, and Smart Board technology. Laptops will be provided
2:15 - 2:55pm
Repeat breakout sessions 1 and 2
3:00 - 3:40pm
Library tour
3:40 - 4pm(
Wrap-up and discussion

To register, visit, login, and find the event in the Teaching & Learning Category. If you are new to GVSU, please register by contacting us at
For more information about the opportunities for part-time faculty, visit the Part-time Faculty page.

Supplement to Decker and Lowell presentation:
Glenna Decker    
Backboard Tune Up    
Ice Breakers    
Liberal Education - New Challenges    
Pew FTLC Tips and Tools for Planning Your Course    
Information Literacy Core Competencies    
Clarifying Expectations Using Grading Rubrics    
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Winter 2012    

Fall 2011

Winter 2011    
Fall 2010    
Winter 2010      
Fall 2009




Part-time Chats allow colleagues to rub elbows, gain new teaching strategies and discuss student learning. Each chat features a speaker who will address the topic and lead discussion. To register for one or all of the chats, go to

Bring your own lunch of favorite drink.


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