WINTER 2012 EVENTS


EVENT CALENDAR

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MONTHLY CALENDARS

January February March April


EVENT LISTING

Date Location Title Presenter Description
Thurs.
Jan 5
 
4 - 4:50
(Optional)
 
5 - 8:30
(Orientation)
 
 
 
115A DEV
 
 
205D DEV
New Part-Time Faculty Orientation   Orientation session for new part-time faculty. From 4-4:50, a technology session will be held in 115A DEV. The remainder of the orientation takes place in 205D.
Fri.
Jan 13
11-1
325 LOH Every Fourth Friday   This Learning Community will focus on issues related to scholarship, teaching, and service for women faculty who are mid-career.
Sat.
Jan 14
8 - 12:30
215 EC
Adjunct Academy
 
Where faculty who teach part-time come together, meet colleagues, learn teaching strategies and discuss ways to improve student learning.

Sat.
Jan 14

1 - 2:30

204A DEV Staying Connected to your Students with Online Tools   This will be a hands on follow-up to morning presentations of the use of Blackboard IM for Virtual Office Hours (including using the voice, video, white board and screen sharing) and Intro to Blogs and Wikis, from assignment to the assessment.

Tues.
Jan 17
11:30 - 1

Faculty/Staff
Dining Room
0072 KC
Adjunct Chat   An opportunity for adjunct faculty to meet peers, to share success and survival strategies, and to discuss ways to improve student learning (bring your own lunch).

Tues
Jan 17

11 - 12
(Allendale)

or
3 - 4
(DeVos)


 

1104 KC



302 E DEV

Preparing a Pew FTLC Grant Kurt Ellenberger,
Pew FTLC
Learn about the different grants offered by the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center. Topics covered include: Common Issues and Questions, Planning for a Pew FTLC Grant, and Consultations.

Fri.
Jan 20
8:30 - 3

2204 KC Applied Global Innovation Workshop Paul Lane, Business

John Farris,
Engineering
Work with an interdisciplinary group on real world issues that seek to find solutions to empower individuals at the base of the economic pyramid in a culturally appropriate way. This is a chance to make a real difference in one Latin American country GVSU has been connected to for 14 years.
Tues.
Jan 24
3 - 4:30

or

Wed.
Jan 25
9 -10:30


1142 KC

 

 

324 KEN

The Nuts and Bolts of Academic Advising at GVSU - CANCELLED   For new and relatively new faculty who will be engaging in academic advising of students. The session is open to any member of the faculty who would like to strengthen their advising skills.

Fri.
Jan 27
1 - 4
(in seat)

Jan 2-
Feb 10
Online

Feb 10
1-4
(in seat)

Participation in all components required.

Allendale TBA Foundations of Online/Hybrid Course Development and Delivery

Link to IT Website
  In this series, we will discuss the basics for developing a course with the online or hybrid designation. Designed to provide a starting point and to meet the requirements stated in the faculty handbook, we will orient you with resources and tools to begin your planning process with a foundation of quality standards. Offered throughout the year in a hybrid format, participation in all components of the series is required.
Wed.
Feb 1
till midnight
Online Competitive Grant Due Date

Link to Grants
  Applications for Competitive Grants are due by midnight.
Thurs.
Feb 2
4 - 6

122E DEV

Faculty Awards Convocation   Faculty Awards Convocation is held each February to honor the outstanding contributions of our faculty.
Thurs.
Feb 9
3-5
Cook-DeWitt Center

Advising Active and Former Service
Members and their Families

Link to Flyer

Academic Advising Council Attend this forum to learn more about how faculty and advisors can help service members and their
families navigate their college experience successfully.
Fri.
Feb 10
11 - 1
325 LOH Every Fourth Friday   This Learning Community will focus on issues related to scholarship, teaching, and service for women faculty who are mid-career.
Tues
Feb 14
1 - 2
302E DEV Strategies for Teaching Large Classes

Christine Rener,
Pew FTLC

Whether you consider a large class to have 30 or 130 students, come learn about teaching strategies and classroom management techniques that can improve student learning AND make your life easier.

Thurs
Feb 16
9 - 10

167 LOH Strategies for Teaching Large Classes Christine Rener,
Pew FTLC
Whether you consider a large class to have 30 or 130 students, come learn about teaching strategies and classroom management techniques that can improve student learning AND make your life easier.
Thurs.
Feb 16
11:30 - 1
Gordon Gallery
103E DEV
Adjunct Chat   An opportunity for adjunct faculty to meet peers, to share success and survival strategies, and to discuss ways to improve student learning (bring your own lunch).

Wed., Thurs., Fri.
Mar 7, 8, 9

120 LOH Spring Break Mini Writing Retreat   Work on your dissertation, book manuscript, article, or other writing project in a quiet space with support from the Writing Center. Lunch and snacks provided.
Wed.
Mar 14
11:30 - 1
Faculty/Staff
Dining Room
0072 KC
Adjunct Chat   An opportunity for adjunct faculty to meet peers, to share success and survival strategies, and to discuss ways to improve student learning (bring your own lunch).
Wed.
Mar 14
1 - 3:30
2204 KC Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium

Link to IT Website
  Grand Valley will host its 11th Annual symposium. Come see the amazing ways your colleagues are putting technology to use in their courses.
Thurs.
Mar 15
11:30 - 1
2215/2216 KC Teaching Transformation: Transcultural Classroom Dialogues AnaLouise Keating,

Associate Professor of Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University
Professor Keating teaches courses on US women of color, feminist theories, epistemologies, and Gloria Anzaldua. Receive a copy of her book and read selections before the workshop. Lunch will be provided.
Fri.
Mar 16
11 - 1
325 LOH Every Fourth Friday   This Learning Community will focus on issues related to scholarship, teaching, and service for women faculty who are mid-career.
Fri.
Mar 16
3 - 4:15
and
4:15 - 5:30
U Club
107C DEV
Fulbright Workshop
and
Reception

Dr. Andy Riess

Assistant Director of CIES

Fulbright Representative from DC

Consider a Fulbright research and lecturing opportunity for your next sabbatical. Opportunities exist in over 125 countries and two-thirds of recent applications by GVSU faculty have been successful! Attend the workshop and reception to learn about the benefits, opportunities, and application process.
Wed.
Mar 21
9 - 10:30
1142 KC

Beyond Civility:
Supporting Each Other as Faculty Colleagues


Christine Rener,
Kurt Ellenberger,
Dana Munk,

Pew FTLC
Part of a new developmental series, this workshop is targeted to mid-career faculty and those interested in leadership and interdisciplinary opportunities within and outside the University.
Wed.
Mar 28
10 - 11:30
302E DEV Beyond Civility:
Supporting Each Other as Faculty Colleagues
Christine Rener,
Kurt Ellenberger,
Dana Munk,

Pew FTLC
Part of a new developmental series, this workshop is targeted to mid-career faculty and those interested in leadership and interdisciplinary opportunities within and outside the University.
Thurs.
Mar 29
1 - 5
330 Bicycle Factory How to Retire Happy and Informed

Link to Brochure
Various Speakers "It's nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese." Gene Perret.  Explore your retirement options with regard to medical plans, financial planning, social security and emotional well being.
Wed.
Apr 11
11:30 - 1
U Club
107C DEV
Adjunct Chat   An opportunity for adjunct faculty to meet peers, to share success and survival strategies, and to discuss ways to improve student learning (bring your own lunch).
Fri.
Apr 13
11 - 1
325 LOH Every Fourth Friday   This Learning Community will focus on issues related to scholarship, teaching, and service for women faculty who are mid-career.
Wed
Apr 18
325 LOH Pew FTLC Year End Reception   Please join us to celebrate the wonderful teaching happening here at Grand Valley.
Thurs.
Apr 19
3-5
324/330 Kennedy Appreciative Advising   This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the six phases of appreciative advising and help you discover ways to incorporate this approach into your daily work with students.
Sat.
Apr 28
10 and 3
Van Andel Arena Commencement Link to More Information GVSU Commencement Ceremonies

 

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