Events

Tue September 23

Endnote or Zotero? A Comparative Introduction

UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Dr. Roberta Astroff

Head of the Downtown Campus Library

Dr. Astroff is Head of the Downtown Campus Library at UTSA. As a researcher and a librarian, she has spent way too much time manually creating bibliographies and reference lists.

Dr. Astroff holds an M.A. from New York University, an M.L.S from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.   |  FS 2.400   |  Computing Instruction Lab   |  Downtown Campus

Each bibliographic management software program can be used to save time, organize large collections of references, and automate the production of reference lists. This workshop covers basic procedures for creating reference collections, using “cite while you write” functions, and sharing bibliographies with co-authors and assistants.

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Wed October 08

Downtown Campus Faculty Mixer

Faculty Center

5 - 7 p.m.   |  FS 4.452   |  Fourth Floor Terrace via Executive Conference Room   |  Downtown Campus

All UTSA faculty are invited to gather at the Downtown Campus and enjoy one of the best views in town!

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Thu October 16

Teaching 50 Minute Classes

UTSA Libraries - Faculty Services

Dr. Lucretia M. Fraga

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Dr. Fraga provides professional development in effective teaching practices to faculty, students and staff. She has over 10 years of experience in working with faculty in higher education. Her research interests include the use of mobile devices for learning and changing pedagogical practices through the use of technology.

Dr. Fraga holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching with an emphasis on Instructional Technology from UTSA and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Houston Baptist University.

9 - 10 a.m.   |  DB 2.208   |  Downtown Campus

This short one-hour session will give you some strategies to ensure you cover all of the necessary material in your 50-90 minute classes.

A light breakfast will be served.

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Fri October 24

Roadmap to Funded Research Series 2: Foundations of Grant Writing and Proposal Development

UTSA Research

DR. ANA WANDLESS

Research Program Coordinator

10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   |  DB 1.402   |  Downtown Campus

The key to a successful proposal is presenting quality ideas through concise writing. In this workshop, staff from UTSA’s Office of Research Support will share tips for writing clearly, capturing the reviewers’ attention, and avoiding common errors. Participants will also learn how to apply effective project management strategies to the proposal development process.

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Thu November 06

Teaching Large Classes and Surviving to Tell About It!

UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Dr. Lucretia M. Fraga

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Dr. Fraga provides professional development in effective teaching practices to faculty, students and staff. She has over 10 years of experience in working with faculty in higher education. Her research interests include the use of mobile devices for learning and changing pedagogical practices through the use of technology.

Dr. Fraga holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching with an emphasis on Instructional Technology from UTSA and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Houston Baptist University.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.   |  DB 2.208   |  Downtown Campus

During this short one-hour session participants will learn about strategies successfully used by others to teach large classes.

Refreshments will be served.

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