Faculty Workshops

Thu February 05

How to Complete IRB Forms Successfully!

UTSA Research - Office of Research Integrity

Marcie Isaacs

Senior Research Compliance Coordinator, Office of Research Integrity

4 - 5 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22A   |  Assembly Room Side A   |  Main Campus

The Office of Research Integrity is providing educational sessions on completing IRB forms for new submissions, continuing reviews, modifications, and closures. All UTSA principal investigators, faculty, students and staff engaged in research are welcomed to attend.

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Tue February 10

Using Lync 2013 for Recording Your Lectures

Office of Information Technology - Online Learning

Dave Hansen

Lecturer, Department of History

2 - 3:30 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12D   |  Digital Studio   |  Main Campus

Microsoft Lync 2013 is a convenient way for instructors to record their classroom lectures for posting on Blackboard.  In a few simple steps and minimal equipment you can record and upload your class sessions for student review.  

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Fri February 13

Increasing Research Funding Productivity

UTSA Research

Dr. Marshall H. Kaplan

Founder and Principal of Kaplan Sponsored Research Strategies

Dr. Kaplan is a leading consultant on the acquisition of research funding and government contracts. He has over 35 years of experience in university teaching, research and administration, and has a long record of producing successful results and strategies. Dr. Kaplan has mentored young research faculty and managed the pursuit of several multi-million dollar centers of research excellence. He is currently a Visiting Professor and the Associate Director of the Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) at the University of Maryland. Dr. Kaplan is co-founder of CODER and is spearheading much of them organization and development activities. In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Kaplan has served as a senior technology advisor to several government agencies and holds advanced degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford University. While a professor of engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, he was the recipient of several awards for research and professional contributions.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

This interactive, dynamic seminar deals with the realities of today’s funding challenges and provides a complete, end-to-end process by which successful faculty members and research groups achieve sponsorship from government agencies and other sources. A “must attend” seminar for faculty researchers who are in pursuit of sponsored funding.

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Tue February 17

Tests that Grade Themselves

UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Dr. Lucretia M. Fraga

Teaching & 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.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

So you didn't get a GA or TA this semester and need some extra help with grading? In this session, participants will learn how to create tests and quizes that grade themselves using a variety of online tools. 

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Thu February 19

Tests that Grade Themselves

UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Dr. Lucretia M. Fraga

Teaching & 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 - 4 p.m.   |  DB 2.208   |  Downtown Campus

So you didn't get a GA or TA this semester and need some extra help with grading? In this session, participants will learn how to create tests and quizes that grade themselves using a variety of online tools. 

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