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    There's an App for That!

    Innovation Exchange

    Presented by Eugene Matthews

    November 7th (Thursday) from 10:00-10:30am, CST

    Onsite = Norrington Learning Lab

    Offsite = https://zoom.us/j/890254447

     

    Are you ready to take your teaching skills up a notch? Are you interested in reclaiming time invested in grading and assessing student assignments? Join me in my Innovation Exchange because "There's an app for that!" (Note. For those planning to participate in person and actively engage in this session, please bring your mobile device.)

    Deconstructing Diversity: Strategies for Creating Inclusive Classrooms

    Special Interest Group

    Presented by Allison Rand

    November 13th (Thursday) from 10:00-11:00am, CST

    Onsite = Norrington Learning Lab

    Offsite = https://park.zoom.us/j/747466804

     

    Putting diversity, equity, inclusion into measurable action is critical to long term success. So this session will create a space for conversations about how race, gender, class, and other factors affect student learning, and will provide strategies for how to address those factors in the classroom.

    Organizational Culture

    Special Interest Group

    Presented by Adrian James

    November 12th (Tuesday)

    Onsite = Meetin' House from 10:00-11:00am, CST

    Offsite = https://park.zoom.us/j/129698731 from 1:00-2:00pm, CST

     

    Come join Dr. Adrian James on Nov. 12th for one of her two special interest group sessions on “Organizational Culture.” She is kindly offering two sessions to improve the participant experience for both modalities and you are welcome to attend:

    1. The onsite only option in the McCoy Meetin’ House from 10:00-11:00am, CST,
    2. The online only session hosted via Zoom from 1:00-2:00pm, CST.

    In these discussions, we will explore our ideal organizational culture and how to best build that culture. We’ll cover strategies on working smarter not harder, valuing others, increasing positivity, and topics the participants choose. Those attending will be engaged in active learning strategies to reinforce their learning.

    2020-2021 Faculty Fellows Q&A

    FCI Event

    November 14th (Thursday) from 9:00-10:00am, CST

    Onsite = Norrington Learning Lab or Zoom

    Offsite = https://zoom.us/j/388326932

     

    Are you interested in becoming an FCI Innovation Fellow? Interested in exploring innovative teaching practices and want to collaborate with your colleagues across the disciplines? Want to brainstorm potential teaching and learning ideas that could lead the way and make you a change agent for the entire Park community? Come join the FCI team and some of our Former Faculty Fellows on Thursday, November 14th for a Q&A about the Faculty Fellows Program – to learn more or brainstorm on your own ideas for topics. All faculty – full-time, adjunct, distance, etc. – are invited and encouraged to apply. We hope to see you on the 14th!

    Immersive Learning (Augmented & Virtual Realities)

    Special Interest Group

    Presented by Stephen Fant

    November 19th (Tuesday) from 10:00-11:00am, CST

    Offsite = https://park.zoom.us/j/634240484 

     

    This SIG will explore VR and AR and how universities are utilizing the technology. We will provide tools that traditional (brick and mortar) and online instructors can incorporate into their classrooms to enhance learning, and also research emerging trends in AR/VR.

    Resources for Supporting Students

    New Faculty Reconvene

    November 20th (Wednesday) from 1:00-2:00pm, CST

    Onsite = Norrington Learning Lab or Zoom

    Offsite = https://zoom.us/j/594275756

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