Workshops and Seminars
Planetarium Show: "The Stars of Summer"
Planetarium operator Rich Frieman will lead an exploration of the summertime night sky, locating bright asterisms and constellations that amateur astronomers can observe from their backyards. With the aid of the dome, participants will also observe some beautiful and awe-inspiring deep sky objects that reside within the boundaries of these summertime constellations. Star maps will be provided for the audience to take home. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Free, including parking in the Centennial Drive lot (E17) or Washington Boulevard lot (C8). 315-312-2790.
Location: Room 223, Shineman Center
Sunday, June 25, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Third summer session begins
Location: SUNY Oswego
Saturday, June 24, 4 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 24, 4 p.m. - 4 p.m.
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching offers various workshops and seminars for faculty and staff. Fall semester workshops include:
- Friday, August 28th - "Jump Start on Teaching" - John Kane (12:40 - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield) (new faculty/staff workshop)
- Friday, September 18th - "Using ANGEL to generate a mastery learning quizzing system" - John Kane (12:40 pm - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield). A video recording of an earlier version of this presentation is available here (a screen capture version is also available).
- Friday, September 25th - Saturday, September 26th - Fifth SUNY-Oswego Symposium on Learning and Teaching, A Celebration of Meaningful Learning: Engaging Students
- Friday, September 25
- Peer-reviewed poster session - 1-3 pm in the Campus Center across from the Point
- reception for keynote speaker, poster presenters, and interested faculty and staff - CC 120 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm
- "Performance-based Learning and Multidimensional Assessment Methods" - Michael "Bodhi" Rogers, (4:00 pm - Campus Center Auditorium - CC 118)
- dinner with keynote speaker, poster presenters, and interested faculty and staff (5:30 - 7:00 pm - CC 120) - $8 fee for those not presenting posters. If you wish to attend, contact email@example.com by September 18, 2009
- Saturday, September 26
- "Getting students to work together -- is it really possible?" - workshop led by Michael "Bodhi" Rogers, (8:30 pm - 1:30 pm - CC 114) - coffee, bagels, and lunch will be provided to all participants thanks to a grant provided by Auxiliary Service. To participate, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by September 21, 2009
- Tuesday, September 29th - "Arts, Identity, and Diaspora" - John Shaffer (12:40 pm - 1:35 in 123 Penfield). To participate in this workshop over the internet. click on this link.
- Friday, October 2nd – "Preparing Effective Materials for Retention, Promotion and Tenure" - Provost Coultrap-McQuin and the Deans of each School and College (12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Starting in Sheldon Ballroom, breakout sessions in Sheldon 326, 328, 335, and 336)
- Monday, October 5th - "Getting clickers to work for you: the technical aspects" - Larry Fuller (12:40 pm - 1:35 pm in Library Instruction Room I) (watch the video of an April 17, 2009 version of this presentation)
- Friday, October 9th - "Using Clickers in the classroom: How might they be used to increase student learning?" - Bill Goffe (12:40 - 1:35 in 123 Penfield) (watch the video of an April 3, 2009 version of this presentation)
- Wednesday, October 14th - "Student Grant Workshop: Helping Students Prepare for SCAC Grants" - Carolina Ilie and Kathy Budd (12:40 - 1:35 in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
- Thursday, October 15th - "White Papers and Elevator Talks" - ORSP (noon - 1 pm in 123 Penfield) Once the meeting begins, you may participate remotely by clicking on this link.
- Friday, October 16th - "Team-Based Learning in the Economics Classroom"-Bill Goffe (12:40 - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
- Friday, October 23rd - "Brave New World of Social Media" -Tim Nekritz (12:40 - 1:35 in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
- Friday, October 30th - "Second Life and Higher Education" - John Kane (12:40 - 1:35 in 123 Penfield)
- Friday, November 6th – "Blogging as a Tool for Reflective Writing" - Greg Ketcham (12:40 pm - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield)
- Thursday, November 12th - "Understanding budgets" - ORSP (noon - 1 pm in 123 Penfield)
- Friday, November 13th - "Achieving Excellence: Serving Underrepresented Students" - Elyzabeth Wengert, Director OLS and Dr. Adrianne Morton, Director of McNair Scholars and the C-Step program (12:40 - 1:35 in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
- Monday, November 16th - "Proven ways to improve your student evaluations" - Bill Bosch (12:40 pm - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
- Friday, November 20th - "What Do the Students Say?: Results of the WAC Survey of Undergraduates on Writing." - Michael Murphy (12:40 pm - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
- Monday, December 7th - "Do you JITT? Benefits of using Just In Time Teaching," Carolina Ilie, (12:40 pm - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield) (watch the video)
Friday, December 11th - "End-of-term wrap up: Sharing first-term experiences" - John Kane (12:40 - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield) (new faculty/staff workshop)
- Friday, December 18th - "Synchronous distance learning platform" - Joe Moreau and Greg Ketcham (12:40 - 1:35 pm in 123 Penfield)