Faculty Development Workshops

Presented by:
University Faculty Mentoring Network

In Collaboration with:
Academic Personnel

 

Fall 2016

Advising Students: The CSUSB Landscape

(please choose one of the following dates)

Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

PL-277 Second floor (classroom side) of the Pfau Library

Dr. Deborah Parsons, Assistant Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will facilitate an interactive workshop on academic advising for faculty. Professional advisors from each college will share their knowledge and techniques. The workshop will focus on faculty advising rolls, strategies for advising, understanding PAWS, Identifying resources, use of computer advising platforms, Record Keeping, and FERPA. Topics include advising approaches for various students groups, e.g. freshman, transfers, probationary, high achievers, international, 4 Year Pledge, etc. A brief overview of terminology, forms, important dates, as well as lower and upper division. General education requirements will be presented
Open to all faculty, particularly first and second year faculty.

Student Conduct, Discipline and Academic Integrity

(please choose one of the following dates)

Wednesday, November 2, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 3, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Deborah Parsons, Assistant Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Mrs. Lisa Root, Student Conduct Administrator, Will a facilitate discussion of student conduct issues in the classroom, such as cheating, plagiarism, and grade grievances. When does a situation call for mentoring and guidance as opposed to disciplinary action? If the letter is deemed necessary, what are the steps to be taken? Attendees will receive information on resources available to them to deal with various issues.

PL-277 Second floor (classroom side) of the Pfau Library

Open to all faculty, particularly first and second year faculty.

Reading and Interpreting RPT Evaluations

(Offered once in Fall and once in Spring)

Tuesday, November 15, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Room: TBA

A panel of evaluators (a college dean, a department chair, members of department and college evaluation committees) will share their views on how to read, interpret, and respond to evaluation reports, including writing an effective rebuttal.

Open to all faculty, particularly first and second year faculty.

Winter 2017

 

How To Put A FAR Together, Part One

(please choose one of the following dates)

Wednesday, January 25, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 26, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Room TBA (COE)

Prepare for your first evaluation at CSUSB by learning how to put together a Faculty Activities Report (FAR). You will receive advise on format and organization, and how best to present your contributions and activities in ALL THREE AREAS: Teaching, Research, Scholarly, or creative Contributions, and Service. Participants at this workshop will be able to sign up for the individual sessions described in part two.

Open to all faculty, particularly first and second year faculty.

How To Put A FAR Together, Part Two: Individual FAR Preparation Sessions

 

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday February 7,8,9; various times; by appointment only

This will be a follow-up to the Part One workshop and available only to Part One participants. During to the Part One workshop, faculty will be afforded the oppertunity to sign up for a 45-minute session with the coordinators of UFMN, to work on creating and/or reviewing a draftof their FARs.

(can only attend if you attend the Part One FAR workshop)

How To Put together an online FAR

Same content offered twice:

Thursday, February 24, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Friday, February 24, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Room PL-003

Recommended for first year faculty preparing for their first Periodic reviews, FAR due March 2017

Dr. Mihaela Popecu, ATI Faculty Associate, will present an overview of the online interface followed by q&a. There will also be a brief discussion of digital tools to help you organize your material.

Please bring laptops and/or tablets.

Spring 2017

Reading and Interpreting RPT Evaluations

 

Thursday, April 13; 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

A panel of evaluators (a college dean, a department chair, member od department and college evaluation committees) will share their views on how to read, interpret, and respond to evaluation reports, including how to write an effective rebuttal.

All faculty welcome

Achieving Work-Life Balance

Same content offered twice:

Wednesday, April 26, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 27, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Room TBA

A panel of faculty will share their experiences of common work-life balance issues such as child care, eldercare, relations with spouse, the tenure clock, ect. A representative from Human Resources will be present to provide information on various resources, including on types of leaves.

All faculty welcome.

When Colleagues Aren't Collegial

Offered one time:

Wednesday, May 10, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Room TBA

How do we disagree in healthy and constructive ways? Drs. Jacqueline Hughes and Lori Caruthers-Collins will discuss strategies to prevent political challenges from derailing positive relationships and leading to perceptions of bullying and non-collegiality.

All faculty welcome.

RSVP Required

Workshops are open to all faculty, including adjuncts. Staff also are welcome.

To R.S.V.P. for workshops please complete the online registration form.