SPRING 2013 PDR CAFE
Spring PDR Café:
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Location: Glacier South, Atwood Memorial Center.
Come peruse, discuss, and gather ideas as you get ready to prepare your PDR!!! We will display PDRs prepared by faculty recommended by the Deans and Chairs at the Café. Refreshments will be served!
Perspectives from the Deans Panel:
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm
Location: Voyageurs North, Atwood Memorial Center.
Deans will participate on a panel and share with faculty their perspectives on how PDRs should be prepared and organized.
FALL 2012 PDP CAFES
In case you missed them, click links below for information covered in each PDP Café:
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2012, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Voyageurs North, Atwood Memorial Center
The Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education, and Deans from the colleges, schools, and Learning Resources Services shared their perspectives on Faculty Professional Development Plans and the criteria they use for evaluation. Susan Hubbs, FA President shared her views on contractual obligations and process under Article 22 of the Master Agreement.
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 3:30 – 5:00
Location: Voyageurs North, Atwood Memorial Center,
Lalita Subrahmanyan, Director, CETL shared effective ways to set goals, evaluate and document your teaching, research, professional development and service anchored in the best higher education literature. Exemplary faculty PDPs from across the campus were featured.
Informal PDP/PDR Consultants:
Because they have recently negotiated the PDP/PDR and Tenure processes, and/or because they were identified as having an excellent track record, the following faculty members have kindly agreed to serve as informal consultants to new and non-tenured faculty from various departments and colleges to help them prepare their PDPs and PDRs. Thank you, colleagues, for your service!
Name of Faculty Consultant and Department:
Amy Fredin, Accounting, (HBS)
Kyle Ward, Geography and Planning, (SOPA)
Morgan Nyendu, Political Science, (SOPA)
David Wall, Geography and Planning, (SOPA)
Chukwunyere Ugochukwu, Geography and Planning, (SOPA)
Mario Hesse, Criminal Justice, (SOPA)
Adesegun Oyedele, Marketing (HBS)
Theresa Estrem, Communication Sciences Disorders (SHHS)
Susan Parault Dowds, Counseling and Community Psychology (SHHS)
Sohel Ahmad, Management (HBS)
James Tan, Management (HBS)
Mark Schmidt, Information Systems (HBS)
Ilene Christian, Teacher Development (SOE)
Tina Livingston, Counseling and Community Psychology (SHHS)
Mathew Barton, English (CLA)
Sonja Goerdt, Mathematics (COSE)
Brian Olson, Biological Sciences (COSE)
Mathew Tornow, Sociology/Anthropology (CLA)
Michelle Hammes, Political Science (SOPA)
Jason Lindsey, Political Science (SOPA)
CETL THEMATIC SERIES
CETL collaborates with various units and Faculty Association to facilitate workshops on topics of interest to SCSU faculty, staff, and administrators. We try to have workshops in a series focused on various themes. One series is our PDP/PDR Workshop series to assist faculty with the planning and reporting of their professional development plans for evaluation, promotion and tenure. Other series are focused on themes based upon campus-wide needs.
2012 - 2013 THEMATIC SERIES
Holding the mirror to ourselves: A yearlong campus community exploration of approaches that foster a culture of engagement among faculty, staff, and students in teaching and learning.
Thematic Series Events:
Friday, April 5, 2013
Spring Convocation, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - Friday, January 11, 2013
Thursday, October 11, 2012
8:30-4:30 CETL thematic workshops
Fall Convocation, 2012
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Keynote Panel Presentation: What Environments and Experiences best Foster Learning? A Focus on the Positive.
Objective: Explore answers to the following questions: What helps us all learn? What learning environments invite engagement? What experiences enable us to take risks into the unknown? How does it feel to have a glimmer of enlightenment or a boom of excitement? What keeps us from being engaged? What prevents us from digging deep and immersing ourselves?
Panel of faculty, staff, and administrators: Miguel Martinez-Saenz, Carol Cooley, Kevin Haglin, Eddah Mutua-Kombo, Jeanne Lacourt.
Planning Committee: Shahzad Ahmad, Debra Carlson, Carol Cooley, John Hoover, Brandon Johnson, Debra Leigh, Bob Lessinger, Miguel Martinez-Saenz, Jennifer Matzke, Steven McCullar, Eddah Mutua-Kombo, Jacquilline Nagila, Jane Olsen, Tracy Ore, Mary Soroko, Lalita Subrahmanyan, Caryn Thole, Addie Turkowski, Jarrod Wiggins, Owen Zimpel.
Goal: Our goal is to provide opportunities for reflective and transformative conversations, roundtables, creative productions, speaker events, and workshops that will ignite a passion and excitement for teaching and learning in ourselves and our students. In doing so, we hope to help faculty, staff, students and administrators: