Events calendar

The Faculty Professional Development Program offers numerous on-and off-campus enrichment opportunities, including:

January

High Visibility for Your Work = High Impact:
Share your work via the library’s new digital repository

Wednesday, January 28
10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Faculty Professional Development Teaching Commons (Cline Library, room 169)
Co-sponsored with Cline Library

Register here

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Cline Library is building a digital repository to increase the visibility of the scholarly, creative, and instructional products of NAU, including open access versions of published articles, data sets, educational materials, and creative works. We’re also expanding our research support services to provide education about open access and author rights, data management support, and more. Join us for a short presentation and a group discussion about your ideas and concerns, to ensure that we create a responsive suite of services that meets your needs.

Questions? Please contact wendy.holliday@nau.edu

 

Book Discussion Group:
Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology (Michelle Miller)

Join one of two orientation sessions:
Thursday, January 29
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 OR

Friday, January 30
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Both orientation sessions will meet in the Faculty Professional Development Program Teaching Commons (Cline Library Room 169)

Register here

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Technology has become a part of our teaching in colleges and universities. Yet these new tools challenge faculty members to articulate how technology can best fit into the learning experience. Join us to read and discuss Dr. Miller’s new book that draws on the latest findings from neuroscience and cognitive psychology to explore how attention, memory, and higher thought processes can be enhanced through the use of technology-aided approaches.

We anticipate that this discussion group will meet every 2 weeks throughout the semester.

 

Community of Practice:
Century Club

for faculty who teach large classes
Friday, January 30
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Faculty Professional Development Program Teaching Commons (Cline Library Room 169)

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If you are teaching a large enrollment class, this community of practice may be for you. Come join fellow faculty who are teaching large classes to share good ideas, promising practices or innovative teaching ideas that can be used in your large enrollment course(s).

This community will meet monthly through the semester.

 

Landscapes of Learning

A Seminar About College Teaching Designed For Faculty Teaching Within Extended Campuses

Saturday, January 31
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Tucson Bonita Campus, room A109/A112
Co-sponsored with NAU-Extended Campuses

Register here
 

 

February

Book Discussion group:
Transformative Scenario Planning (Adam Kahane)

Join one of two orientation sessions:
Monday, February 2
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 OR

Tuesday, February 3
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Both orientation sessions will meet in the Faculty Professional Development Program Teaching Commons (Cline Library Room 169)

Register here

More information

Organizations often engage in strategic planning only to find that the plans they develop quickly become obsolete due to changing situations in their environments. An alternative approach, which has been gaining prominence across organizations in varying sectors, is to use scenario planning. Rather than attempting to predict a future, this approach asks an organization to consider several potential futures and use these to guide their decision making over time. Join us for this book discussion to learn about how scenario planning approaches can be used to help organizations or units, governments or social systems can use this process to anticipate and plan for potential future events.

We anticipate that this discussion group will meet every 2 weeks throughout the semester.

 

How Can I Create Opportunities for Collaborative Learning with Educational Technology?
Two-part workshop

Wednesday, February 18 and Wednesday, March 4
12:30 – 1:30 pm, with 1:30 – 2:00 consultation time

         OR the workshop will be repeated on:

Tuesday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 14
12:30 – 1:30 pm, with 1:30 – 2:00 consultation time

Both sets of workshops will be held in the Faculty Professional Development Teaching Commons (Cline Library, room 169)
Co-sponsored with e-Learning Center 

Register here

 

March

The Skeptical Classroom conference

Film showing: An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story

Friday, March 6
7:00 pm
Cline Library Assembly Hall

Conference sessions

 

Saturday, March 7
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1899 Ballroom
Sponsored by NAU Department of Psychological Sciences

More information and registration 

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Fulbright Opportunities for International Teaching and Research

with Harvey Charles, Vice Provost for International Education

Tuesday, March 10
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Cline Library 200
Co-sponsored with the Center for International Education

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More information
This session will present information about the variety of Fulbright international teaching and research opportunities available to NAU faculty.

 

Please visit: Faculty Learning Communities
for information about upcoming orientation sessions

 

*Programs will be added to the calendar as dates and times are confirmed. Please check back frequently.