Faculty Workshops

Wed October 29

Social Media: Engaging with Students and Colleagues

University Communications & Marketing

Christi Fish

Director of Communications

Ms. Fish oversees media relations, social media and internal communications for UTSA.

12 – 1 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

This workshop—designed for faculty—will explore popular social media channels. Learn best practices, join the conversation, and connect with your students and colleagues.

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Fri October 31

Panel Discussion: NIH Early Career Awards

UTSA Research and College of Sciences

Dr. Floyd Wormley

Associate Dean for Research, College of Sciences 

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

A presentation and panel discussion designed to help the UTSA postdoctoral and faculty research community better understand the range of NIH career awards available to them.

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Tue November 04

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.

9 - 10 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

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

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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.

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Fri November 07

Expanding Civic Capacity: Connecting the STEM Disciplines to Critical Needs of the Community

Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion - Service-Learning

Dr. Richard Sheardy

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Woman’s University

Cynthia Maguire, M.S.

Senior LecturerDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Woman’s University

Dr. Nasrin Mirsaleh Kohan

Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Woman’s University

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.   |  BSB 3.03.10   |  Main Campus

Workshop participants will set learning outcomes for students and then build an effective and innovative course using civic engagement as a tool to enhance learning and retention of disciplinary knowledge.

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