Faculty Development Series, 2018-19

All faculty are invited to attend any or all of the 2018-19 events. Watch email for information prior to each session.

Spring 2019

Institutional Review Board
Friday, January 18, 2019, 2:00-3:00, CATS Conference Room
Join members of the Institutional Review Board to learn about the application and review process for approving research involving human subjects.

Working With Students on the Autism Spectrum
Tuesday, January 29, 11:00-12:00, TJ Majors 230
Dr. Felicity Balluch will provide information about how to work with students who are on the autism spectrum.

Intermediate and Advanced Advising Topics
Friday, March 15, 2019, 2:00-3:00 p.m., TJ 202
Learn more about the Degree Audit capabilities, transfer student advising, and other advanced advising topics.

Fall 2018

Using Mapworks
Thursday, Sept. 6, 3:30-4:30 p.m., CATS Computer Lab
Friday, Sept. 7, 1:00-2:00 p.m., CATS Computer Lab
Refresh your familiarity with Mapworks prior to the first academic update request of the semester.

Professional Activities Report and Developing Your Research Agenda
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, 2:00-3:00 p.m. CATS Conference Room
Meet with Deans to discuss the annual Professional Activities Report and evaluation process. A panel of faculty will also share how they have developed their research agenda at the College.

Title IX and Faculty
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Faculty Center
Meet with Eulanda Cade, Peru State Title IX Coordinator, and Taylor Sinclair, from the System Office, to learn about Title IX and the role faculty can play in the process.

Campus Compact 
Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-noon, Location TBD
Learn about resources from Campus Compact concerning service learning and civic engagement. To RSVP and to learn more, visit this Campus Compact website .

Advising Refresher
Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, 1:00-2:00 p.m., TJ 202
Review best practices for advising and using the myPSC degree audit prior to the start of fall advising.

Service and Emotional Support Dogs
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, 12:00-12:30, CATS Conference Room
Sponsored by the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, this session will highlight the differences between service and emotional support dogs on campus.

Understanding Disabilities in the Classroom: An Interactive Learning Experience
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, 3:30-5:00, Burr Oak Room
Presented by Dr. Felicity Post (Balluch) and Stephanie Pfeifer, this Interactive Learning Experience will present a unique opportunity to provide supplemental learning sessions throughout the Spring semester, expanding upon the individual topics and methods for success in monthly lunch and learn sessions.

Rank Promotion and Tenure Process
Friday, October 26, 2018, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Faculty Center
Learn about the Rank Promotion and Tenure (RPT) process at the College.

Study Abroad
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, 3:30-5:00 p.m., CATS 201
Hear from students who attended the recent study abroad course and learn about the process for proposing and planning a study abroad course. A representative from Education First will be available to answer questions.