The goal of the Faculty Symposium – a joint initiative of the President’s Office, Office of Academic Affairs, Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic Technology and Outreach is to feature exemplary practices in pedagogy, classroom technology, teaching innovations and the teaching-learning mindset furthered our mutual understanding of faculty teaching practices, needs and opportunities as educators and to shape the future of instructional innovation on our campus.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 || 9:30 am - 2:00 pm || SUB Ballroom D or WebEx
- Beyond the Pandemic - innovative practices discovered during Covid-19 that will persist beyond the pandemic.
- High Quality High Impact Practices - how MSU faculty are employing HQ HIPs in their courses.
- Equity-Minded Pedagogies - how MSU faculty are committed to addressing racial and social inequities and injustices through equity-minded pedagogy and curriculum.
More information coming soon.....
If you would like to attend via Webex, please indicate that in the comments section and the link will be sent to you before the session.
SEPTEMBER 26th, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm in Inspiration Hall, Norm Asbjornson Hall
The goal of the second MSU Faculty Symposium is to build awareness of best practices, create opportunities for communities of support around teaching innovation and to build bridges between practicing experts and interested faculty so that successful strategies can be shared and improved.
9:00 am Registration
9:30 am Welcome Remarks, Provost Robert Mokwa
9:45 am Overview of High Impact Practices (HIPS), High Quality (HQ) HIPS, Senior Vice Provost David Singel
10:00 am First Year Experience, Moderator: Dean Adams, Director, Center for Faculty Excellence
Panelists: Deborah Blanchard, University Studies; Susan Dana, Bracken Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Business Education; Lisa Perry, Native American Studies; Tony Hartshorn, Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
11:00 am E-Portfolio, Moderator: Steve Swinford, Sociology and Anthropology
Panelists: Marianne Brough, Office of Student Engagement; Joe Schumacher, Veteran Services; Matt Caires, Dean of Students; Judi Haskins, Student Success
12:00 pm CORE Re-Invigoration, Moderator: Tami Eitle, Vice Provost
Panelists: Shannon Willoughby, Physics; Jennifer Green, Mathematical Sciences; Matthew Regan, Library; Dean Adams, Center for Faculty Excellence
1:00 pm Independent Experiential Learning: Research, Internships and Capstones, Moderator: Colin Shaw, Director, Undergraduate Scholars Program
- Mentoring in Research: Erik Grumstrup, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Christina Rogers Stanton, Education;
- FYRE: Mari Eggers, Microbiology & Immunology; Nick Stadie, Chemistry & Biochemistry
- Experiential Learning: Ralph Johnson, Architecture
- Capstone: Theo Lipfert, Film and Photography;
- Internship and Digital Literacy: Molly Todd, History
2:30 pm Closing remarks and Next Steps
The inaugural MSU Faculty Symposium: Inspiring Excellence in Teaching and Learning was held onNovember 8, 2018. The symposium – a joint initiative of the President’s Office, Office of Academic Affairs, Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic Technology and Outreach – featured a stimulating array of fast-paced presentations from MSU faculty. A post-symposium reception in Barnard Hallwashosted by Academic Technology and Outreach.