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Grantwriting 101: Getting from an Idea to a Proposal

This 5-part professional development series will lead you through the pre-award activities of proposal development beginning with the development of your idea for an externally funded proposal, narrative writing, budget development, finishing touches, and finally the peer review and editing steps.  The course will also provide a comprehensive review of the internal JSU policies and procedures for developing and submitting an externally funded grant proposal.

Workshop Dates: January 19, February 9, February 16, March 9, and March 16; each session will meet from 2:30 – 4:00 pm.  For information and to register for this series, contact Allison Newton, anewton@jsu.edu, (256) 782-5108.

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Innovative Teacher Series:

Requirement: A minimum of 5 of the following workshops must be completed by April 5, 2018. 

Service Learning

Thursday, January 18, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Teresa Reed

Service Learning

Thursday, February 15, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Rodney Bailey

Flipping the Classroom

Wednesday, February 21, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Christy Burns

BYOD Management

Wednesday, February 28: 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Rodney Bailey

Leading a Study Abroad Trip

Monday, March 5, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Chandni Khadka

Now We Have This Furniture. What Do We Do Next? Using Renovated Classroom Spaces to Improve Student Learning

Tuesday, March 6, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Gena Christopher

Improving Student Engagement Using Response Systems

Wednesday, March 7, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: James Rayburn

Implementing Just-in-Time Learning Assessment Techniques

Thursday, March 8, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Gena Christopher

Teaching in the Cloud: One Professor's Quest to Go Paperless in Hist Teaching Life

Wednesday, March 14, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Gordon Harvey

Planning a Blended Course

Thursday, March 15, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Mica McCham

Using Blogs for Teaching and Learning (CANCELED)

Wednesday, March 28, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Carol Record

Using Growth Mindset Principles to Encourage Student Learning (CANCELED)

Tuesday, April 3, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Gena Christopher

Help with the Office Suite Tools (CANCELED)

Wednesday, April 4, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
208 Self Hall
Presenter: Andrew Higgins

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Effective Teacher Series

Requirement: A minimum of 5 of the following workshops must be completed by April 5, 2018.

Whisper Sweet Jargon in My Ear: Talking About Your Research to the Public

Monday, January 22, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Gordon Harvey

Creating a Powerful Professional Portfolio

Tuesday, January 23, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Erin Rider

Promoting Critical Thinking in the College Classroom

Wednesday, January 24, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: J. Patrick McGrail

Using EvaluationKIT to Improve Teaching

Friday, January 26, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Lori Hill

Increasing Student Engagement

Monday, January 29, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Jan Case

Creating Strong Syllabi and Maximizing the First Day of Class

Tuesday, January 30, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Larry Gray

Ethics of Helping People

Monday, February 12, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Jennifer Bruzek

Get Off My Lawn! Empathy for and Understanding of the Coming Generation in the College Classroom

Wednesday, February 14, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Gordon Harvey

Awake at Morning: Mindfulness Resources for Cultivating Joy, Balance, and Meaning in the Workplace

Tuesday, February 20, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Laurie Charnigo Heathcock

Strategies for International Student Advising

Thursday, February 22, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Chandni Khadka

Planning an Effective Lecture Presentation

Thursday, March 1, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Tanya Sasser

Leading a Study Abroad Trip

Monday, March 5, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Chandni Khadka

Implementing Just-in-Time Learning Assessment Techniques

Thursday, March 8, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Gena Christopher

Photography Workshop (CANCELED)

Wednesday, April 11, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
208 Self Hall 
Presenter: Carol Record

Please bring an image capturing device such as a smartphone or camera.

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How to get started...

Each of the Effective Teacher and Innovative Teacher workshops will be held in 208 Self Hall. Space is limited so you must register to attend. To register, call x5806 or email genac@jsu.edu.

We want to hear your ideas concerning additional topics, email Gena Christopher at genac@jsu.edu with your ideas.

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Online Professional Development

Using Multimedia to Create Course Content

Badge Completion, Online@JSU, http://www.jsu.edu/online/badges/media/media.html

Mentor Commons

6 certificates = 1 workshop; Magna Publications Online

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