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Teachers on Teaching ACT: Faculty Assessing What We Value, Students Valuing What We Assess--Rubrics

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11 seats available


When

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
9:30am - 11:00am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650

Event Contact

Rebecca Johnson

Presenters

Paulette Swartzfager
Paul Tymann

In this next part of this ongoing workshop series, we once again bring together Paulette Swartzfager from the University Writing Program and Paul Tymann from the Department of Computer Science to talk about their assessment challenges and share rubrics that they've designed to address those challenges. Participants from the first session are invited back and new participants are most welcome to bring rubrics they have been working on and would like to workshop during this session.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 9:00am.

ASL in the Limelight

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, December 1, 2017
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
WAL 1540/1545

Event Contact

Joan Naturale

Presenters

Octavian Robinson

Learn more about ASL Consumption & Objectification with Octavian Robinson. Walk-ins welcome. Please contact Jeanne Behm for more information via jsbnss@ntid.rit.edu.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Interpreting services will be provided.

Syllabus Design (or Re-design!) Workshop

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18 seats available


When

Thursday, December 7, 2017
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Where

TBA,
TBA

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Michael Starenko

Instructional designer Michael Starenko will lead this active learning-style workshop will discuss the multiple purposes and elements of a course syllabus and explore how to (re)design a syllabus that facilitates both effective teaching and student learning.

Some of the questions addressed in the workshop include:

  • What RIT policies are required or expected to be in every syllabus?
  • What course-specific policies ought to be included in my syllabus and how should I frame them?
  • What message is my syllabus sending to students?
  • How can my syllabus inform, guide, and motivate students when they’re not in class?
  • What resources and services are available for planning, writing, and formatting my syllabus?
*Light refreshments will be provided. 

All faculty are welcome!  Sponsored to Faculty Career Development Services/Teaching and Learning Services as part of our Faculty Success Series and Adjunct Community Group

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, December 1, 2017 at 5:00pm.

Celebrate Reading Day! Faculty are invited to a free coffee break!

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor Discovery Area

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Anne Marie Canale

December 12 -It's Reading Day!  Faculty are invited to a free coffee break at TWC!

Take a break at the end of the semester to join your colleagues at The Wallace Center to relax and unwind. Drop in anytime between 10 am - 1 pm on the 1st floor for FREE coffee/tea and a snack.  

Registration is not required - ALL faculty are welcome.

 Hosted by Faculty Career Development/The Wallace Center as a Faculty Success Series event.

To request interpreting services, go to http://myAccess.rit.edu.

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.

DeStress Fest: Make Your Own Stress Ball

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

2-for-1 stress relief! Take a study break and have fun making your own stress ball, then keep your stress ball handy as you get back to studying. All supplies will be provided, and our staff will be on hand to teach you how to make it. Open to all RIT students.

DeStress Fest: Coffee Break

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Perk up before getting back to that study grind. We will provide one large carafe of coffee for students at the Circulation Desk each weeknight during finals: December 12, 13, 14, 15, and 18.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

DeStress Fest: Breakfast

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
8:00am - 9:00am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Your mom was right: breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Kick off Finals Week right with a free breakfast and coffee on the 1st floor of Wallace Library. First come, first served. Open to all RIT students.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

DeStress Fest: Coffee Break

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Perk up before getting back to that study grind. We will provide one large carafe of coffee for students at the Circulation Desk each weeknight during finals: December 12, 13, 14, 15, and 18.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

DeStress Fest: Therapy Dogs

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Finals Week can be ruff. Need to unleash some stress? Take a walk over to Wallace Library and pet a therapy dog. Sit. Stay awhile. We’re pawsitive you’ll feel more relaxed and ready to fetch some good grades on those finals!

DeStress Fest: Coffee Break

Registration is not required.

When

Thursday, December 14, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Perk up before getting back to that study grind. We will provide one large carafe of coffee for students at the Circulation Desk each weeknight during finals: December 12, 13, 14, 15, and 18.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

DeStress Fest: Holiday Card Making

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, December 15, 2017
10:30am - 12:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
Wendy Way

Finals can seem all-consuming, but don't forget the holidays are right around the corner! Take a study break and decorate your own holiday card. We'll have supplies if you'd like to let your creativity fly, or you can print your own on letterpress!

DeStress Fest: Coffee Break

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, December 15, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Perk up before getting back to that study grind. We will provide one large carafe of coffee for students at the Circulation Desk each weeknight during finals: December 12, 13, 14, 15, and 18.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

DeStress Fest: Coffee Break

Registration is not required.

When

Monday, December 18, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Wendy Way
Sara May

Perk up before getting back to that study grind. We will provide one large carafe of coffee for students at the Circulation Desk each weeknight during finals: December 12, 13, 14, 15, and 18.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Getting started with myCourses for Adjuncts

Register
9 seats available


When

Thursday, January 11, 2018
1:00pm - 2:45pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
2430/Via Lab

Event Contact

Marty Golia

Presenters

Ken Kindler

This training is intended to give adjunct instructors an orientation to teaching with myCourses and provide an overview of the core tools. We will review areas within myCourses that allow you to share materials and manage activities and assignments.

In this session we will cover:

  • The Content tool for sharing your syllabus, documents, and other files with students.
  • Setting up Grades for online grading and comments.
  • The Classlist for email communication and reviewing your enrollments.
  • The News tool for important course announcements.

Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.

Adjunct faculty can also request myCourses training at rit.edu/tls/consult.

New and returning adjunct faculty are also welcome and encouraged to attend Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit after this session. Read more and register here.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit

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27 seats available


When

Thursday, January 11, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

GAN - Frank E. Gannett Hall (07B),
1104 Neblette Room

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

A special Adjunct Faculty Orientation will introduce you to a wealth of information that will help you quickly adjust to the RIT classroom and our student population. Special emphasis is placed on:

  • Teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students
  • RIT Library resources
  • Classroom technologies
  • Preparing course media

NEW AND RETURNING RIT ADJUNCT FACULTY ARE WELCOME!


 

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Black Deaf Communities

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, February 16, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
WAL 1540/1545

Event Contact

Joan Naturale

Presenters

Jeanne Behm

Learn more about intersectionality in the Black Deaf Community (unsure of presenter at this time).  Walk-ins welcome. For more information, contact Jeanne Behm via jsbnss@ntid.rit.edu.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Interpreting services will be provided.

Curious about the Mid-Tenure Review Process? - Faculty Panel Discussion

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49 seats available


When

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Where

CPC - Campus Center (03),
2650/2610

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Jeremy Haefner

Curious about the Mid-Tenure Review Process?

Join your colleagues at the 7th Annual Mid-Tenure Review panel discussion where you can ask questions about requirements for mid-tenure review and learn about this important process from faculty who have served on tenure committees or may have been recently tenured.

Jeremy Haefner, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, will begin with a presentation on the tenure review process, followed by a general panel discussion and break-outs with a faculty representative from each of the Colleges.

To request interpreting services, go to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development, The Wallace Center.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 5:00pm.

21st Century Scholarship: Selecting & Assessing Publishers

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, March 2, 2018
1:00pm - 4:30pm

Where

SAU - Student Alumni Union (04),
Fireside Lounge

Event Contact

Greg Decker

Presenters

Nicholas Paulus
Frances Andreu
Greg Decker

Your research has been conducted and the paper is complete, now the question becomes, where will you publish? Amid the changing nature of the academic publishing world, along with the sheer number of publishers out there, this can be a daunting step. This panel discussion will cover topics such as assessing publishers to make sure they will meet your needs, rejecting publishers that won’t, avoiding predatory publishers, and ultimately choosing the right vehicle to disseminate your research. This event is ideal for faculty, graduate students, and anyone else interested in academic publishing.

 

Panel discussion:  2:00 - 3:30
Public reception:   3:30 - 4:30


Deaf Studies Archives Artifacts

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, March 23, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
WAL 1540/1545

Event Contact

Joan Naturale

Presenters

Joan Naturale

Come and learn about the fascinating history of the Deaf community as shown through its artifacts such as artworks, Deaf periodicals, an 1849 diary written by a Deaf student,  the Deaf Union flag, and other interesting items. Walk-ins welcome. For more information contact Jeanne Behm via jsbnss@rit.edu

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Interpreting services will be provided.

Wonderstruck with Pam Conley

Registration is not required.

When

Friday, April 13, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
WAL 1540/1545

Event Contact

Joan Naturale

Presenters

Pamela Conley

Learn more about this best-selling beautifully illustrated book with Deaf characters also made into a film. Walk-ins welcome. For more information please contact Jeanne Behm via jsbnss@rit.edu

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Interpreting services will be provided.

Celebrate Reading Day! Faculty are invited to a free coffee break!

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor Discovery Area

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Anne Marie Canale

May 1 -It's Reading Day! Faculty are invited to a free coffee break!

Take a break at the end of the semester to join your colleagues at The Wallace Center to relax and unwind. Drop in anytime between 10 am - 1 pm on the 1st floor for FREE coffee/tea and a snack.

Registration is not required - ALL faculty are welcome.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development/The Wallace Center as a Faculty Success Series event.

To request interpreting services, go to http://myAccess.rit.edu.

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.