Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Monday Noon Seminar Series

The Center for Teaching Effectiveness is pleased to announce the following presentations in its 2014-15 Monday Noon Seminar Series. Each presentation includes a 20-Minute Mentor webinar from Magna Publications, followed by a discussion among our faculty facilitated by one of our faculty members. The Center for Teaching Effectiveness will provide a light lunch (on a first come-first served basis), thanks to the generous support of the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Engineering. For more information about the sessions, please contact Zak Watson at zak.watson@tamuk.edu or Jaya Goswami at jaya.goswami@tamuk.edu.

Monday Noon Seminars Spring 2015
20-Minute Mentor Series
Location: Blue Room (Fore Hall)

Date

Title

Facilitator

January 26

What Kinds of Questions Encourage Student Interaction?

Richard Miller, Dept. of Psychology and Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences

February 2

How Should I Coach an Underperforming Colleague?

Zak Watson, Dept. of Language & Literature, College of Arts & Sciences

February 9

How Can I Minimize Cheating in the Classroom?

Stacey Gaines, Dept. of Health & Kinesiology, College of Education & Human Performance

February 16

How Do I Convert a F2F Class to a Hybrid Course?

Barbara Oates, Dept. of  Management, Marketing & Information Systems, College of Business Administration

February 23

How Do I Use FLCs to Strengthen Institutional Assessment?

Gerri Maxwell, Dept. of Educational Leadership, College of Education and Human Performance

March 2

How Do I Develop a High-Impact Capstone Course?

Breanna Bailey, Dept. of  Civil and Architectural Engineering, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering

March 9

How Can I Use Twitter to Improve Teaching and Learning?

Marybeth Green, Dept. of Educational Leadership and Counseling, College of Education and Human Performance

March 23

I’m Teaching Online Next Term. What Do I Have to Know?

Harmeet Singh, Dept. of Accounting & Finance,  

College of Business Administration

March 30

How Can I Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills?

Zak Watson, Dept. of Language & Literature, College of Arts & Sciences

April 6

How Can I Use Student Feedback to Improve My Teaching?

Bart Ballard, Dept. Animal, Rangeland, and Wildlife Sciences, Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences

April 13

How Can I Incorporate a Group Poster Session into My Class?

Kris Garza, Dept. of Educational Leadership & Counseling, College of Education & Human Performance

April 20

What Should I Do When a Student Challenges My Authority?

Michael Muzheve, Dept. of Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences

April 27

How Can I Improve My Lessons with a 4-Step Plan?

Dan Burt, Dept. of Health & Kinesiology, College of Education & Human Performance

May 4

What Works and What Doesn’t When Teaching Large Classes?

Weimin Xi, Dept. of  Biological and Health Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences

Monday Noon Seminars Fall 2014
20-Minute Mentor Series
Location: Blue Room (Fore Hall)

To access the weekly handouts, click here

Date

Title

Facilitator

Aug 25 How do I include introverts in class discussions  
Sept 1 How do I address teasing and bullying behavior in the classroom  

Sept 8

How Can I Be an Effective Mentor?

Randall Williams, Dept. of Agriculture, Agribusiness & Environmental Sciences, Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences

Sept 15

How Can I Enhance Students’ Self-Regulated Learning Skills?

Brenda Melendy, Dept. of History, Political Science & Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences

Sept 22

How Can I Structure a Flipped Lesson?

Patricia Huskin, Dept. of Teacher & Bilingual Education, College of Education & Human Performance

Sept 29

What Do Students Want in Online Courses?

John Cicala, Dept. of Management, Marketing & Information Systems, College of Business Administration

Oct 6

Linking, Embedding, and Streaming: What’s Legal, What’s Not?

Michelle Duran, Center for Distance Learning an Instructional Technology

Oct 13

What are Five FAQs about Faculty Roles in the Flipped Class?

Jennifer Pearce-Morris, Dept. of Psychology & Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences

Oct 20

What Does Copyright Ownership Mean to Me?

Jennifer Ren, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering

Oct 27

What Happens to Learning When Students Multi-task?

April Conkey, Dept. of Animal & Wildlife Sciences,
Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences

Nov 3

How Can I Enhance the Impact of Feedback in Online Courses?

Barbara Oates, Dept. of Management, Marketing & Information Systems, College of Business Administration

Nov 10

How Can I Make My Course Content More Accessible?

Marco Iñiguez Alba, Dept. of Language & Literature,
College of Arts and Sciences

Nov 17

What is Storyboarding and How can It Help Me Flip My Class?

Marion Blake, Dept. of Psychology & Sociology,
College of Arts and Sciences

Nov 24

What Are Five Tips for Writing Effective Learning Outcomes?

Ashley Bennington, Dept. of Management, Marketing & Information Systems, College of Business Administration

Dec 1

How Can I Design Copyright Compliant Online Courses?

Victoria Packard, Reference & Instruction Services, Jernigan Library

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