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- FIT: Establishing Credibility and Authority in the ClassroomStarts: 9:00 amEnds: October 27, 2014 - 11:59 pmLocation: onlineDescription: For new instructors and graduate teaching assistants, it can be challenging to establish credibility and authority in the classroom. In this workshop, we will discuss how instructor credibility and legitimacy is established or lost and explore ways to respond to subtle and direct challenges to your authority. We will discuss how to change an environment once this type of challenge has occurred so you and your students can refocus and re-establish stability in the classroom. <a href="http://www.go.ncsu.edu/pflevents">Register here</a>
- FIT: Evaluation and GradingStarts: 1:30 pmEnds: November 3, 2014 - 3:30 pmLocation: Witherspoon 126Description: The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with an introduction to different grading and evaluation processes in teaching. Participants will practice creating a rubric and designing an evaluation process for their own course. Participants will also discuss best practices for grading and evaluation. This workshop is recommended for those who have limited grading experience.<a href="http://www.go.ncsu.edu/pflevents">Register here</a>
- PDS/OPA: Beyond Networking: Navigating LinkedInStarts: 12:00 pmEnds: November 4, 2014 - 2:00 pmLocation: Witherspoon 201Description: Are you interested in creating and maintaining a professional online presence? Leveraging LinkedIn to grow your network? Then come join us for this hands-on workshop where you will create a Linkedin account, grow your network, and learn to leverage it for your career goals. <a href="http://www.go.ncsu.edu/pflevents">Register here</a>
- FIT: Managing Disruptive BehaviorsStarts: 9:00 amEnds: November 17, 2014 - 11:59 pmLocation: onlineDescription: This workshop is a partnership between The Graduate School and Innovative Educators. There are NO COSTS for workshop participants from NC State. The workshop will include a pre-recorded presentation by Dr. Brian Van Brunt from Western Kentucky University. The online video presentation will be followed by online discussions facilitated by Dr. Barbi Honeycutt. This practical session is designed for new and experienced faculty members who are looking for new tools to manage difficult student situations in their classrooms. The workshop will demonstrate techniques to re-direct, manage and calm the disruptive students. The facilitators will focus on the techniques of motivational interviewing to offer faculty members an underlying theory and clear examples of how to address today’s classroom problems.<a href="http://www.go.ncsu.edu/pflevents">Register here</a>
- FIT: Teaching Philosophy Peer ReviewStarts: 1:00 pmEnds: November 14, 2014 - 2:00 pmLocation: College of Textiles Conference Room (2328)Description: Writing your teaching philosophy is one of the most challenging tasks you will do when developing your portfolio. It is also the most important. After you have completed Parts 1 and 2 of the Introduction to the Teaching Portfolio online module, bring two copies of your teaching philosophy draft to this informal session to work with a peer to develop your best teaching philosophy statement. This is the perfect opportunity to “field test” your philosophy, receive comments on your draft, and offer constructive feedback to one of your peers. Note: This workshop does not count as one of the six required workshops for the CoAT program.
- FIT: Introduction to TeachingStarts: 12:30 pmEnds: November 18, 2014 - 2:30 pmLocation: Witherspoon 201Description: The Introduction to Teaching workshop is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of effective teaching and learning in the university classroom through exploration, application, and reflection. This workshop is designed to provide basic information about a variety of teaching topics and to offer “best practices” for enhancing teaching and learning in the university classroom. All CoAT participants must complete this workshop.<a href="http://www.go.ncsu.edu/pflevents">Register here</a>