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We also offer the opportunity for 1-to-1 or small group training with our staff on request. We provide training to faculty and staff on our supported technologies, as well as providing instructional design assistance on using online resources effectively.

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Library Lock In

Registration is not required.

When

Sunday, December 11, 2016 -
Monday, December 12, 2016

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Jason Stryker

Presenters

Jason Stryker

Alain LeRoy Locke exemplified the ideal of scholarship as a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. So to pay homage to his scholastic efforts, Phi Beta Sigma is hosting a Library LOCKE-In to encourage students to come to the library and actively study for finals. Students will have the opportunity to gather and indulge in free food and prizes while they study.

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Therapy Dogs: Finals Week De-Stress Event

Registration is not required.

When

Monday, December 12, 2016
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Sara May

Presenters

Sara May

Finals Week can be ruff. Need to unleash some stress? Take a walk over to The Wallace Center 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!

Massage Therapy: Finals Week De-Stress Event

Registration is not required.

When

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10:00am - 12:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Wendy Way

Presenters

Wendy Way

Two massage therapists will be providing free massages for students. First come, first served.

Teaching Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students: The "How To’s", Services, and Benefits

The deadline to register for this event ended on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5:00pm.

When

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
RADSCC Training Room

Event Contact

Cheryl Herdklotz

Presenters

Mark Rosica
Steve Nelson

- Are you new to teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students?

- Are you aware of the supportive services available to assist you and the students?

- Did you know that by helping deaf and hard-of-hearing students learn, it can benefit all your students?

With Mark Rosica and Steve Nelson as your guides, you are invited to a lively and informative presentation regarding the experience of teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students in your classroom.

They will share:

  • An overview of the diverse nature of deaf and hard-of-hearing students, their communication needs and unique educational challenges they face;
  • A description and demonstrations of the various services employed to make instruction accessible;
  • Tips for working with service providers and deaf and hard-of-hearing students; and
  • Resources for your use as well as resources for student referrals.

A significant portion of the time is reserved for open questions and discussion.

Come and learn what can help you to help your students, ultimately leading to their success!

Lunch will be provided.


Make Your Own Stress Ball: Finals Week De-Stress Event

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
1st Floor

Event Contact

Wendy Way

Presenters

Wendy Way

Squeeze your stress away with your own homemade stress ball. We'll provide the supplies and the know-how.

And stick around for some comfort food... we'll be serving macaroni and cheese at 5:00pm!

Spring 2017 Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit

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23 seats available


When

Thursday, January 12, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
2430 VIA Lab

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

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. Open to new and returning RIT adjunct faculty!

Special emphasis is placed on:

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

You are welcome and encouraged to attend the Getting Started with myCourses workshop preceding this orientation. Click here for details and registration.

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



 

 

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 5:00pm.

21st Century Scholarship Unlocked: Your Rights as an Author

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97 seats available


When

Friday, February 24, 2017
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Where

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

Event Contact

Nicholas Paulus

Presenters

Nicholas Paulus
Frances Andreu

Details coming soon! 


Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development/The Wallace Center as one of our Faculty Success Series events.

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



The deadline to register for this event is Friday, February 17, 2017 at 5:00pm.

Curious about the Mid-Tenure Review Process?

Register
46 seats available


When

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm

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 6th 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 and may have been recently tenured.

Provost Haefner 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.

More details coming!

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

Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services, The Wallace Center.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, February 20, 2017 at 5:00pm.

Teachers on Teaching: Roberley Bell on asking questions, here and elsewhere

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30 seats available


When

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650 (Teaching and Learning Services Training Area

Event Contact

Michael Starenko

Presenters

Roberley Bell

"You take delight not in a city's seven or seventy wonders, but in the answer, it gives to a question of yours." --Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Our presenter for this session of Teachers on Teaching is Roberley Bell, Professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. She will speak about asking questions--what are we asking and  where do the questions we ask come from.

Professor Bell is the recipient of many awards, grants, and fellowships, including RIT's Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching (in 1999 and 2007), the New York Foundation for the Arts, a Pollock Krasner Fellowship, and a Senior Fulbright Fellowship to Turkey. She is currently a Fulbright Specialist working on a multi-year project with the American University of Sharjah School of Architecture.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, April 24, 2017 at 12:00am.