Previous Events

 

  • July 9th, 16th, & 23rd, 2019

    The Culture CodeCHSS Summer Book Group for Chairs and Associate Chairs

    - Skill 1: Build Safety (pp. 1-88)
    - Skill 2: Share Vulnerability (pp. 89-168)
    - Skill 3: Establish Purpose (pp. 169-243)

    A discussion of The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle.

    • March 27, 2019

      Peers and Praxis Peers and Praxis

      “Teaching with Technology” (An assignment or lesson plan that effectively incorporates the use of technology.)

      A new, informal series focused on sharing best practices for teaching. Rather than featuring an invited presentation, these gatherings invite participants to engage in an informal, targeted conversation about assignments and lessons plans.

      • March 12th & 20th, 2019

        The new Education CHSS Faculty Book Group

        A discussion of chapter 7 and 8 of The New Education by Cathy Davidson.

        • March 5, 2019

          Staff Book GroupCHSS Staff Book Group

          A discussion of Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.

          • February 27, 2019

            Peers and PraxisPeers and Praxis

            “Learn from My Mistake” (An assignment or lesson plan that didn’t go as planned.)

            A new, informal series focused on sharing best practices for teaching. Rather than featuring an invited presentation, these gatherings invite participants to engage in an informal, targeted conversation about assignments and lessons plans.

            • February 20th & 26th, 2019

              The New EducationCHSS Faculty Book Group

              A discussion of chapter 5 and 6 of The New Education by Cathy Davidson.

              • February 12, 2019

                Panel Presentation with Recipients of 2018-19 Teachign Incentive GrantsPanel Presentation with Recipients of 2018-19 Teaching Incentive Grants

                Panelists:
                Dr. Jeanne Bohannon:  #ATLStudentmovement – Documenting the voice of the people, places, and events of the Atlanta Student Movement and its prominent role in the struggle of civil rights
                Dr. Evelina Sterling:  Teaching Society, Community, and Health through the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
                Dr. Ken White: Writing Social Science Narratives: A Hollywood Writer’s Perspective

                Video: Presentation Pt 1 - Pt 2 - Pt 3

                • February 5, 2019

                  Staff Book GroupCHSS Staff Book Group

                  A discussion of Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.
                  • January 30, 2019

                    Peers and PraxisPeers and Praxis

                    “Imitate This” (Bring your best assignment or lesson plan.)

                    An informal series focused on sharing best practices for teaching. Rather than featuring an invited presentation, these gatherings will invite participants to engage in an informal, targeted conversation about assignments and lessons plans.

                     

                      • November 7, 2018

                        Mindfulness as Professorial Self-Care and Pedagogical PracticeMindfulness as Professorial Self-Care and Pedagogical Practice

                        Facilitators:
                        Dr. Linda Stewart, Assistant Director for Graduate Student Support, Associate Professor of English
                        Dr. Carmen Skaggs, Associate Dean for Academic Support, Professor of English

                        Document: Handout

                        • November 5th, 6th, & 13th, 2018

                          CHSS Faculty & Staff Book Groups

                          CHSS Faculty & Staff Book Groups

                          A discussion of The New Education by Cathy Davidson and Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.

                          • Thursday, October 25, 2018

                            Results from Gateways to Completion Course Re-design LabResults from Gateways to Completion Course Re-design Lab

                            Facilitators:
                            Tom Okie, Associate Professor of History Education and History
                            Kay Traille, Associate Professor of History Education and History
                            Ivy Way, Lecturer, Department of History and Philosophy

                            Video: Presentation Pt 1 - Pt 2 - Pt 3
                            Document: Powerpoint
                            • October 1st, 2nd, & 9th, 2018

                              CHSS Faculty & Staff Book Groups

                              CHSS Faculty & Staff Book Groups

                              A discussion of The New Education by Cathy Davidson and Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.

                              • Wednesday, August 29, 2018

                                Panel Presentation by 2018 Manuscript Completion Program Participants FlyerPanel Presentation by 2018 Manuscript Completion Program Participants

                                Panelists:
                                Dr. Louis Meng, Professor of Chinese
                                Dr. Ashley Shelden, Associate Professor of English

                                • Monday, May 7, 2018

                                  Preparing Your Promotion and Tenure Portfolio

                                  This workshop covered the following topics: 1) external letters; 2) writing the narrative; and 3) best practices for digital portfolio preparation. The facilitators for this workshop include Dean Robin Dorff, Dr. Roxanne Donovan, Dr. Michele DiPietro, and Dr. Carmen Skaggs.

                                  Video: Presentation Pt 1 - Pt 2 - Pt 3
                                  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018

                                    02-06-2018

                                    2017-18 CHSS Faculty Development Series Book Group

                                    A discussion of chapters 8, 9, and 10 of Teach Students How to Learn by Sandra McGuire.

                                    Facilitator: Dr. Hillary Steiner, Faculty Fellow for Learning-Centered Teaching

                                    Documents: Powerpoint | Handout 1 | Handout 2

                                    • Wednesday, November 29, 2017

                                      11-29-20172017-18 CHSS Faculty Development Series Book Group

                                      A discussion of chapters 5,6, and 7 of Teach Students How to Learn by Saundra McGuire.

                                      • Tuesday, October 31, 2017

                                        10-31-20172017-18 CHSS Faculty Development Series Book Group

                                        A discussion of the first four chapters of Teach Students How to Learn by Saundra McGuire.

                                        • Wednesday, September 20, 2017

                                          09-20-2017Motivation and Success: Unpacking the Faculty-Student Dynamic

                                          Dr. Esther Jordan, Associate Director for Faculty Support, CETL, and Associate Professor of Political Science

                                          Document: PowerPoint
                                          Video: View presentation

                                          • Wednesday, August 30, 2017

                                            09-30-2017Panel Presentation by 2017 Manuscript Completion Program Participants

                                            Dr. Corrine McNamara, Associate Professor of Psychology
                                            Dr. Sha Huang, Assistant Professor of Chinese
                                            Dr. Jennifer Willard, Associate Professor of Psychology
                                            Dr. William "Tom" Okie, Assistant Professor of History Education & History 

                                            Video: View presentation

                                            • Monday, March 7, 2017

                                              03-07-2017An Introduction to Faculty Advising Using the SSC-Campus Platform

                                              Dr. Chris Hutt, Asst. VP for Academic Advising

                                              • Monday, February 27, 2017

                                                02-27-2017Tabletop Exercises on Building Evacuation Procedures

                                                Andy Altizer, Office of Emergency Management
                                                Christy Hendricks, Office of Emergency Management
                                                James Westbrook, Office of Emergency Management

                                                • Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

                                                  02-01-2017Building a Culture of Assessment

                                                  Dr. Tom Pusateri, Associate Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
                                                  Professor of Psychology
                                                  Dr. Tris Utschig, Associate Director for the Learning Sciences
                                                  Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering
                                                   

                                                  Documents: PowerPoint
                                                  Video: View presentation

                                                   

                                                  • Friday, December 2nd, 2016

                                                    12-02-2016Digital Measures Training Workshop

                                                    • Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

                                                      11-30-2013Digital Measures Training Workshop

                                                      • Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

                                                        11-01-2016Panel Presentation by Fall 2015 Manuscript Completion Program Participants

                                                        Suma Mallavarapu, Associate Professor of Psychology
                                                        Laura McGrath, Professor of English
                                                        Heidi Scherer, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
                                                        Sarasij Majumder, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies
                                                         

                                                        Video: View presentation

                                                        • Wednesday, October 12, 2016

                                                          10-12-2016Advising Transfer Students

                                                          Kathy Earwood, Director of CHSS Undergraduate Advising Center
                                                          Matt Waller, Advisor, CHSS Undergraduate Advising Center
                                                          Lindsay Lee, Assistant Director, Admissions
                                                          Sarah Baumhoff, Associate Director, Student Financial Aid
                                                           

                                                          Video: View presentation

                                                          • Wednesday, September 28, 2016

                                                            09-28-2016Colleagues, Coffee, and Conversation

                                                            • Tuesday, August 30, 2016

                                                              08-30-2016Learning Communities: What's in it for Me?

                                                              Ms. Cathy Bradford, Director of Learning Communities
                                                              Dr. Carmen Skaggs, Associate Dean for Academic Support, CHSS
                                                              Dr. Hillary Steiner, Associate Director of Learning Communities
                                                               

                                                              Document: PowerPoint
                                                              Video: View presentation

                                                              • Tuesday, March 29, 2016

                                                                03-29-2016Mutual Mentoring: Creating a Supportive Research Network

                                                                Dr. Jeanne Bohannon, Assistant Professor of Digital Writing & Media Arts
                                                                Dr. Matt Mitchelson, Associate Professor of Geography
                                                                Dr. Federica Santini, Associate Professor of Italian
                                                                 

                                                                Document: Tips for Creating, Strengthening, and Nourishing your Research Network by Federica Santini
                                                                Video: View presentation

                                                                • Thursday, March 3, 2016

                                                                   

                                                                  03-03-2016Mutual Mentoring: Breaking the Top Down Mentoring Stereotype

                                                                  Dr. Federica Santini, Associate Professor of Italian
                                                                  Dr. Griselda Thomas, Associate Professor of English
                                                                  Dr. Suma Mallavarapu, Associate Professor of Psychology
                                                                  Dr. Chenaz Seelarbokus, Associate Professor of Public Administration
                                                                   

                                                                  In this workshop, facilitators offered practical strategies to increase research productivity through accountability, networking with similar minded scholars, and mutual mentoring.

                                                                  Video: View presentation

                                                                  • Thursday, January 28, 2016

                                                                     

                                                                    01-28-2016IRB 101

                                                                    Ms. Deanna Hendrickson, Director of Compliance
                                                                    Dr. Chris Ziegler, Professor of Psychology
                                                                     

                                                                    This workshop provided information about KSU's IRB process, including the types of review, required training, and submission process.

                                                                     

                                                                    • Monday, November 9, 2015

                                                                      11-09-2015Money, Money, Money, Money--Grants 101: The Basics

                                                                      Marshal Chaifetz, CHSS Grants and Contracts Coordinator
                                                                       

                                                                      This faculty development workshop was focused on grant development. The workshop also included a summary presentation about the IRB by Deanna Hendrickson, Director of Compliance in the Office of Research.

                                                                      • Thursday, October 1, 2015

                                                                        10-01-2015Students in Conflict

                                                                        Dr. Michael Sanseviro, Dean of Students, KSU
                                                                         

                                                                        This workshop provided information on how to identify and work with students in distress, including the basics of conflict resolution and measures faculty can take to support those impacted by a crisis.

                                                                        Video: View presentation

                                                                         

                                                                       

                                                                       

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