Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Monday Noon Seminar Series

The Center for Teaching Effectiveness is pleased to announce the following presentations in its 2012-13 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. Lunch is provided to those who RSVP to Linda Gunter (linda.gunter@tamuk.edu, X-3098) by the Friday before the session.

Spring 2014

Date

Title

Facilitator

Links to Materials

(video is only available for one week following presentation)

Jan 27

How Can I Create Meaningful Assignments for My Students

Sue Sabrio, Mathematics
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Feb 3

How Can Backward Design Make My Courses More Accessible?

Patricia Huskin, Teacher and Bilingual Education
College of Education and Human Performance

 Handouts

Feb 10

How Can I Effectively Teach Unprepared Students?

Christine Reiser Robbins, Psychology and Sociology; College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Feb 17

How Should I Manage Conflict Within My Department?

Paul Hageman, Music
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Feb 24

How Can I Set Time Management Priorities in Online Teaching?

Alicia Cavazos, Management and Marketing
College of Business Administration

 Handouts

Mar 3

How Can I Use Discussion to Facilitate Learning?

Zak Watson, Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Mar 3

How Can I Use Discussion to Facilitate Learning?

Zak Watson, Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Mar 10

What Are the Three Worst Mistakes to Make in the Classroom?

 Handouts

Mar 17

How Can I Be an Effective Mentor?

David Murphy, Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering; College of Engineering

 Handouts

Mar 24

How Can I Make the Activities in My Course More Inclusive?

Marion Blake, Psychology and Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Mar 31

How Do I Set Students Up for Success in Online Courses?

Preeti Verma, Accounting and Finance
College of Business Administration

 Handouts

Apr 7

How Can I Make My Multiple-Choice Tests More Effective?

Barbara Oates, Management and Marketing
College of Business Administration

 Handouts

Apr 14

How Can I Get Students to Take Responsibility for Their Own Learning?

Kathleen Reese, Human Sciences
College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences

 Handouts

Apr 21

How Can I Connect Students’ Interests to Course Content?

Jeff Glick, History, Political Science and Philosophy; College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

Apr 28

How do I Prepare a SoTL Article for Publication?

Jacki Thomas, Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

How Can I Use Technology to Create Custom Automated Feedback?

Handouts

Fall 2013

Date

Title

Facilitator

Links to Materials

(video is only available for one week following presentation)

Aug 26

Is Your Syllabus Sending the Wrong Message?

Handouts

Sept 9

How Do I Promote Deep Learning Through Critical Reflection

Jeff Glick, History, Political Science and Philosophy
College of Arts and Sciences

Handouts

Sept 16

Can I safely Use Facebook with Students for Class Interaction?

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

 Handouts

Sept 23

How Do I Get Started with the Virtual Classroom?

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

Handouts

Sept 30

How Can I Properly and Legally Dismiss a Student from Class?

Tony Alvarez
Acting Director of Compliance / Assoc. Dean of Students

Handouts

Oct 7

How Can I Use Frequent Student Feedback to Improve My Course?

Jennifer Ren, Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering

Handouts

Oct 14

Learner-Centered Teaching—Where Should I Start?

Greta Schuster,  Agriculture, Agribusiness and Environmental Science
Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences

Handouts

Oct 21

How Should I Manage My Online Course?

Crissy Hinojosa, Information Systems
College of Business Administration

Handouts

Oct 28

How Can I Successfully Build Community in My Classroom?

Nirmal Goswami, History, Political Science and Philosophy
College of Arts and Sciences

Handouts

Nov 4

How Can I Use Discussion to Facilitate Learning?

Zak Watson, Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences

Handouts

Nov 11

What Learning Activities Help Veterans Succeed?

Richard Spainhour, Military Science
College of Business Administration

Handouts

Nov 18

How Do I Create More Effective Mini-Lectures?

Sue Bradley, Teacher and Bilingual Education
College of Education and Human Performance

 Handouts

Nov 25

What Three Things Could I Do to Improve My Blended Course?

Larry Peel, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
College of Engineering

Handouts

Dec 2

Can I Safely Send Group Text Messages to Students for Free?

Jean Escudero, Biological and Health Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences

 Handouts

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