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  • Faculty-Led Sessions

Faculty Development Center

  • Faculty-Led Sessions

    These sessions will be facilitated by:

    1) Any faculty or staff member who wishes to share information and experiences on a topic of their choice involving teaching, scholarly activities, or professional well being. 
    2) Faculty members applying to become a Fall 2014 Faculty Development Associate 

    Fall 2014 partial schedule; requests for sessions can be made at any time

    Student Organizations Info for Faculty Advisors, facilitated by Steve Fox and Sandy Schob

    • September 17 from 2:00-3:00 pm. This session would cover topics such as how do I become a student organization advisor, what my roles as a student organization advisor are, what are important things to know regarding student organization budgets and spending money including applicable forms, and time for questions.


     Advising Our International Students, facilitated by Janet Hohenstein  

    • September 17 from 11:00-11:45 am and September 18 from 10:15-11:00 am. Janet Hohenstein, Director of International Student Services will provide a synopsis on "Advising Our International Students".  The International Student Services office provides services for our students from prospective through graduation.  We are here to assist our students, faculty and staff in providing the best information available to help our students understand their immigration regulations. This session will indicate who our International Students are, and how are they different from domestic students and how can we best meet their academic and co-curricular needs. This will cover the basics from full time enrollment, on-line classes, working on and off campus, to requirements of internships and more. 


     Why Treaties Matter Exhibit: Brown bag/coffee conversations for faculty and staff, facilitated by Phyllis May-Machunda and Donna Brown  

    • September 24 from 1:00-2:00 pm and September 25 from 3:00-4:00 pm. Join others in discussion about ways of incorporating this wonderful exhibit and resources into various courses in multiple disciplines during its residency at MSUM (September 22 - October 10).



     Co-Teaching Seminars, facilitated by Keri DeSutter and STL faculty members

    •   "Co-teaching in the College Classroom": October 22nd from 10:15-11:15 am and 2:00-3:00 pm.  

      This session will focus on using co-teaching in various contexts on MSUM’s campus.  Participants will be invited to share their interests or experiences using co-teaching strategies in their own work.  Resources pertaining to co-teaching in higher education will be shared.  This session may be of interest to faculty working with Lab Assistants, Dragon Mentors, graduate students, or anyone interested in pursuing collaborative work across disciplines. 

    •  "Co-teaching in P-12 Contexts": October 29th from 10:15-11:15 am and 2:00-3:00 pm. 

      This session will focus on ways college faculty can prepare pre-service teachers to implement co-teaching in various P-12 contexts. This may include: cooperating teachers and student teachers, general education and special education teachers, as well as methods instructors and education majors.  Strategies for co-teaching models will be described and resources will be shared.  This session may be of interest to elementary, secondary, and P-12 teacher education faculty who have an interest in co-teaching but have had limited opportunity to seek out additional information.