Center for Effective Teaching
Faculty Workshop Day

Using Our Strengths to Move Forward
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014
Bulmer Telecommunications Center

Program/Registration Form
Please complete the information below or download the printable Registration Form.

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Are you interested in acting as a facilitator?
Facilitators are asked to introduce workshop presenters in addition to passing out and collecting evaluations.

Please note: This event is getting started just a bit earlier this year. Registration and check-in will open at 8 a.m.

8 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
BTC Lobby
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Greetings and Announcements
BTC Auditorium
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker: David R. Katz III, Professor of Political Science & History; Coordinator of Faculty & Staff Enrichment at Mohawk Community College
9:45 - 10 a.m. Break (Refreshments and Vendors' Showcase)
BTC Meeting Rooms
View Workshop Descriptions
10 - 11:15 a.m. 75 minute Concurrent Sessions I
Please indicate your first and second choice workshop. We will do our best to accommodate your first choices.

    Dynamic and Motivating Learning Environments Workshop is full
David R. Katz III
    Responding to Students in Crisis
Kelly Sweener, Psy.D.
    Team-Based Learning: An Introduction
Nicole Arduini-VanHoose
    Retention and Academic Standards: Opposing Concepts? Workshop is full
Karen Ferrar-Muniz, David Clickner and Matt Howe
    Tai Chi: Meditative Movement Workshop is full
Jerry Petell
    Distance Learning Roundtable
Sue Gallagher, Gabriele Hamm and Online Teaching Faculty
    Authentic Assessment: Engaging Students in the Learning Process using Rubrics
Nancy Cupolo
    Bridging the Communication Gap: Making a Connection to Your Veteran Students
John Ostwald with Michael Connell, Carrie Farley, Aaron Nooney and Student Veterans
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Break (Refreshments and Vendors' Showcase
BTC Meeting Rooms
11:45 a.m. -1 p.m. 75 minute Concurrent Sessions II
Please indicate your first and second choice workshop. We will do our best to accommodate your first choices.

    Student Engagement: Strategies and Theory to Help Students with Reading TextbooksWorkshop is full
Dave Clickner and Don Frament
    Emergency Preparedness
Fred Aliberti and Richard Edwards
    Sharing Best Practices and Lesson Plans Round Table
Tara O'Neill-Knasick
    SUNY System Initiatives: What's the Impact?
Kathy Petley
    Guaranteed Benefits of The New York State Teachers' Retirement System (NYSTRS) for Members Nearing Retirement
Judith Romeo, New York State Teachers' Retirement System
    Investing in the TIAA-Cref Retirement Plan Retirement Planning
Joe Stenard
    Reporting Tools and System-Wide Notifications in Blackboard
Elissa Baker and Linda Ryder