Office of Global Education Workshop for Faculty Members: Developing Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs (November 19 and 20, 2013)
The Office of Global Education (OGE) would like to invite all faculty members to attend a workshop designed to assist in the development of faculty-led study abroad programs.
- The new Faculty-led Study Abroad Manual
- Budget, travel, and other course arrangements
- Visas and immigration logistics
- Identifying potential study abroad locations
- Connecting with on-site contacts if Kent State has a center or pre- established exchange in your destination
- Creating promotional flyers
- Using established marketing avenues, such as listservs, Facebook,
- and student advising sessions
- Complying with OGE and KSU study abroad requirements
- Completing the registration packet
- Purchasing and distributing HTH Insurance Cards
The events will be held on November 19, 2013 from 12:00 - 12:55 pm in Van Campen Hall 113 and on November 20, 2013 from 12:00 - 12:55 pm in Van Campen Hall 113
RSVP to Ediz Kaykayoglu, Assistant Director, Education Abroad, at 330-672-7984 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch & Learn: Using Social Media for Networking Your Scholarship (October 18, 2013)
In this session Dr. Tara Smith will provide an overview of different social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, etc.), give examples of how each can be used to find online peer/mentors, and finally discuss how social media can be used to publicize your work to open doors for grants, publications, etc. This interactive session will utilize personal examples and provide participants with ideas on how to get started. Bring your lunch and find out how to use social media to promote your work.
- Watch the recorded presentation: http://bit.ly/2013LL01Rec
Fall 2013 Learning Institute (October 11, 2013)
John Dunlosky, Professor of Psychology and Director of Experimental Training, Katherine Rawson, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Christopher Was, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology have examined the effectiveness of specific learning strategies that are commonly used by students. During the upcoming October event John Dunlosky and Chris Was, will be discussing this research as well as examining specific course structures that will allow faculty to “Build a Better Student” in their classes. Katherine Rawson will be leading a similar discussion during the spring semester.
- Watch a short intro: http://bit.ly/KSUKen
- Resources for this event are available for your viewing here!
How the Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching and Learning
The Office of Continuing and Distance Education and the Faculty Professional Development Center host the How the Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching and Learning.
2013 Summer Fulbright Scholars Program
Each year, a group of selected Fulbright Scholars visit Kent State University. The scholars attend various presentations by various departments in relation to the classroom, technology, and teaching.
View the presentation resources now!