Events

Thu February 11

Planning the Evaluation of Sponsored Research Projects: Data Collection & Participatory Eval Methods

UTSA Research

Dr. Kurt Steuck

Senior Researcher, Steuck & Associates

Dr. Steuck has served as an external evaluator on six UTSA projects. He is experienced in qualitative evaluations (e.g., surveys, interviews, focus groups) and in quantitative evaluations involving large data sets using statistical analysis software.

After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Educational Psychology, Dr. Steuck taught and conducted research at Trinity University as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He then worked for nearly 15 years in the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) applying principles of educational psychology and artificial intelligence to the design, development, evaluation, and technology transfer of intelligent tutoring systems.

After leaving federal service, Dr. Steuck worked in small to large information technology companies researching and developing training solutions and conducting evaluations of education projects. He served as lead evaluator in several of the 16 year-long evaluations of the FST intelligent tutoring systems involving up to 25 high schools across the nation.

9 - 11 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

Join us for this third and final workshop in a series to assist faculty with planning evaluations of sponsored research projects. Topics covered throughout the series will include creating evaluation plans, estimating the evaluation budget, and working with external evaluators—a requirement of many research and training grant solicitations.

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Thu February 11

Creating Quality Student Learning Outcomes

University College

Nancy Martin

Associate Vice Provost Core Curriculum & QEP

Nancy Martin joined the UTSA faculty in 1993, and has served as associate vice provost since 2009. She is a past president of the Southwest Educational Research Association and a past recipient of both the President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence and the COEHD Service Award.

2 - 3 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

Creating quality student learning outcomes (SLOs) is the first step in instructional planning and an important guide for assessment. This hour-long session will present an overview of SLOs: what they are, how to create them, and how to use them.

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Thu February 11

Engage Students with SoftChalk

Office of Digital Learning

Mayra Collins

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

2 - 3 p.m.   |  MS 1.03.14   |  FIT Lab   |  Main Campus

In this session you will learn the basics of creating an interactive lesson in SoftChalk that can be published to Blackboard Learn.

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Fri February 12

Measuring and Maximizing Research Impact

UTSA Libraries

Natasha Arguello

Business Librarian II

Natasha supports the research, teaching, and learning needs of the faculty and students at UTSA’s College of Business. Natasha received her Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin. Her ORCiD ID is 0000-0002-8090-8478.

Lydia Fletcher

Librarian

Lydia provides library support for UTSA’s College of Sciences. Lydia holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from UTSA and a Master of Studies from the University of Oxford. She earned her Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin. Her ORCiD ID is 0000-0003-4640-2382.

10 - 11:30 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12D   |  Faculty Center Digital Studio   |  Main Campus

Learn about metrics for measuring your research impact and how you may increase visibility of your work. Presentation and hands-on session on locating journal, article, and author metrics and utilizing tools to track your scholarly impact and engagement.

Recommended for faculty in the sciences, social sciences, business, and education.

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Fri February 12

Creating Quality Student Learning Outcomes

University College

Nancy Martin

Associate Vice Provost Core Curriculum & QEP

Nancy Martin joined the UTSA faculty in 1993, and has served as associate vice provost since 2009. She is a past president of the Southwest Educational Research Association and a past recipient of both the President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence and the COEHD Service Award.

2 - 3 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

Creating quality student learning outcomes (SLOs) is the first step in instructional planning and an important guide for assessment. This hour-long session will present an overview of SLOs: what they are, how to create them, and how to use them.

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Mon February 15

Honors College Dean Candidate Forum

Honors College Dean Search Committee

1 - 2 p.m.   |  HUC 2.202   |  Travis Room   |  Main Campus

UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to attend upcoming forums to meet finalists for the position of Honors College Dean.

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