Office of Faculty Development: Programs & Events
Fall 2016 Events
Mark your calendars now for Faculty Development Week!
- We will open with Teaching and Learning Development (TLDD) on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a light breakfast and coffee/tea service at Elstad Auditorium. "It's All Related" will premiere in Elstad Auditorium. This performance will bring to the stage the student stories shared with us via focus groups. The play will focus on topics of communication complexities, sexual violence and racism. We will be given the opportunity to interact with the players on stage. Box lunches will be provided after the performance for the first 125 individuals. We will then see from Dr. Miako Rankin and her Faculty Learning Community (FLC) team in learning from them the "Seven Principles of Effective Teaching". This will be in the Gilbert Eastman Studio Theatre (also affectionately known as the "Black Box") and will begin at 1:30PM, ending at 3:00PM. For more information please contact Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, Faculty Fellow for Faculty Development.
- Inclusive Course Design: Theory to Practice (formerly GSR Development Day) will be in SAC 2212 and 2213 on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Concurrent workshops will occur throughout the day and topics include Academic Integrity: Tips for Teaching, Assignment Feedback in English and ASL, Research Procedures: How to Create a Digital Friendly Document, Preventing Plagiarism through Course and Assignment Design, Engaged Teaching Strategies, Common Ground, Facilitating Difficult Discussions, Modules and other Training Opportunities. We will have light breakfast and a working lunch with three sessions. For more information please contact Dr. Leslie Rach, Director of the General Studies Program.
- On Thursday, August 18, 2016: Institutional Assessment Day (hosted by the Assessment Office) will take place at the LLRH Terrace starting at 8:30 a.m. with light refreshments. At 9:00 a.m. OAQ opens with a discussion on fulfilling Gallaudet's bilingual mission through assessing ASL products. CBTL and GTS will follow up with a demonstration of a new tool for ASL assessment until 10:30 a.m. Then from 10:45 a.m. to noon at the LLRH Co-Lab, OAQ hosts a poster session on academic programs' student learning process. Please note: the Assessment Council will meet in the afternoon of August 18, 2016. For more information please contact Ms. Norma Morán, Coordinator of Assessment.
- On Friday, August 19, 2016 Gallaudet Technology Services will host their Technology Fair. Highlights include quick overviews of a variety of functions and features of current campus technology, a chance to explore new and upcoming technologies, and short presentations that showcase successful integration of technology in the classroom and address frequently asked questions. The fair will also feature booths and presentations from other departments on campus that use technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience and from hardware and software vendors off campus. Please join us from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Merrill Learning Center (MLC). Games, prizes, lunch, and snacks provided! For more information please contact Ms. Marina Dzougoutov, Technology Faculty Fellow and Ms. Darlene Prickett, Coordinator of Administrative Services.
- Also on Friday, August 19, 2016, there will be a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training session focused on Avoiding Research Misconduct from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in SLCC 2302. The training includes an interactive video program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Research Integrity (ORI) entitled "The Lab", as well as a group discussion. Presenting the session will be Vicky King, Research Compliance Specialist in the Office of Sponsored Programs. The video program is captioned and interpreters will be provided. For more information, please contact Ms. Liletha Davidson in the Graduate Dean's Office.
- On Monday, August 22, 2016 the Gallaudet University Faculty Senate will hold its pre-semester retreat for all representatives and committee members from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This will be in SAC 1011. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. We will have the opportunity to discuss with the Office of the President about the strategic plan in the morning and committee work and/or training will be in the afternoon in various classrooms. For more information please contact Dr. Caroline Solomon, Chair of the Faculty Senate.