Faculty Workshops

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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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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Thu February 26

Does Teaching Have to be Stressful?

The Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars

DR. MARY ELLEN MCNAUGHTON-CASSILL

Psychology Professor

Dr. Mary Ellen McNaughton-Cassill is a Psychology Professor at UTSA, and a licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr. MC, as the students call her, is a recognized authority on stress and coping. Her professional writing has appeared in publications including the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Media Psychology, and the Journal of Effective Teaching. Her first book, Mind the Gap: Managing Stress in the Modern World, was released in 2013. She has recently been conducting research on student adjustment and success, with an emphasis on transfer and Veteran student issues.

Dr. Aaron Cassil

 

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

Workshop description to come – please check back soon.

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Tue March 24

Fair and Easy Grading

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

Are students challenging your grading? Are you looking for an effective method for grading? In this session participants will learn helpful ways to grading that are fair and easy to implement.  

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