Concordia Faculty Seminar: April Gotzler and Jessica Schmidt, New Doctorates

Concordia Faculty Seminar: April Gotzler and Jessica Schmidt, New Doctorates

Thursday April 11, 3pm Central DT/4 pm Eastern DT via Zoom

April Gotzler and Jessica Schmidt 

Please plan to join us on Zoom for an hour to learn about the research conducted by two Mequon faculty colleagues who recently completed doctoral degrees, April Gotzler and Jessica Schmidt. 

April Gotzler, Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance (HHP) at the Mequon campus, recently completed her Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Change from Tiffin University in Ohio.  Dr. Gotzler’ s dissertation title was “Barriers to Female Leadership: Validation of an Original Instrument”. 

Jessica Schmidt, Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy at the Mequon campus, recently completed her Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. The title of her capstone project was “Acute Care Rehabilitation Utilization, Functional Status, and Discharge Destination in COVID-19 Patients.” 

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. 

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Updating the 24-25 Catalog

Tuesday January 23, 8:30 – 9:30 am Central/9:30 – 10:30 am Eastern via Zoom 

Presenters: Stephanie Barnhill and Karen Ruona 

The university Registrar and her colleagues present information for department chairs, administrative assistants and other departmental staff about how to update program information for the 2024-2025 academic catalog, including how to find the link, update to four-digit course renumbering, what information has already been entered through Banner, and the deadlines to observe.  This will be recorded, so anyone who registers will be sent the recording and the materials. 

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PowerPoint

Catalog Formatting Guidelines 2024-2025

How to Update Course Numbers in the Catalog

Concordia Faculty Seminar: Erin Regis-Bailey and Amber Melick, New Doctorates

Concordia Faculty Seminar: Erin Regis-Bailey and Amber Melick, New Doctorates

Wednesday November 29, 11:00 am – Noon Central/Noon – 1:00 pm Eastern via Zoom 

Erin Regis Bailey, Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology on the Mequon campus, recently completed her Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD) degree from Northwestern University. Her culminating project was entitled “Exploring the Teaching Motivations, Barriers and Benefits of Medical Speech-Language Pathology Community Clinical Educators: A Qualitative Descriptive Study Design.”  

Amber Melick, Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance, who teaches in our Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program on the Ann Arbor campus, has recently completed the Doctor of Athletic Training (DAT) degree from Temple University.  Her capstone paper was titled The Effect of Collaborative Patient Simulation on SPICE-R Scores of Health Education Students. 

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. 

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Service-Learning Experiences

Service-Learning Experiences 

Thursday, November 2, Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern via Zoom 

Presenters: Julie Parve (Nursing), Robert Wahl (Computer Science), Heather Fortuine (Rehab Science), and Elisabeth Bennett (Business) 

The audience for this program is faculty. In alignment with CUW’s GLO “Service and Citizenship”, you can now offer your students a chance to learn while serving others. Come join us and get inspired to add a transformative learning experience to one of your courses. We will discuss the availability of grants for service-learning experiences and how to apply as well as examples of service-learning experiences that have been impactful to students and the community they served. Feel free to come and share your ideas as well. 

Service Learning powerpoint

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Classroom Observation of Faculty

Friday, October 27, Noon – 1:00 pm Central/1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern via Zoom 

Leaders: Catherine (Kate) Robertson 

 The audience for this program is Department Chairs, Program Directors, and Deans. During this session, we will review and discuss the teaching observation process and form used for summative faculty observations, primarily for in-person classes. We will also share effective strategies for the observation itself and the post-observation discussion. Best practices for sharing constructive feedback, and tips on how to use the form (link to observation form) for formative, peer observations will also be shared. 

PowerPoint: Classroom Observations 2023

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Just in Time – Blackboard Grade Center Set Up

Wednesday October 11, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Central/3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern 

Presenter: Susan Gallanis 

Mid-semester is approaching so now is a good time to review your Grade Center. During this session we will discuss the difference between a points-based and percentage-based Grade Center. We will show how to set up a percentage-based Grade Center, including the import settings for any Grade Center such as setting the “external grade”. Bring your questions! We will answer as many as we can during the session. 

Resources from this program are attached below:

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Handout

Academic Program Review (APR) Process and Purpose


Concordia University
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
CELT
Academic Program Review (APR) Process and Purpose
Thursday, August 24, 2023 10-11 AM Central/11-12 noon Eastern
Presenters: Leah Dvorak, Brooke Johnson, Michele Hoffman, Elizabeth Evans
This session is for faculty and program leaders and focuses on our new process for Academic Program Review (APR) beginning in September. Topics include why this process is vital to a healthy program and the complement of academic programs at our university, and how the process will work. You will learn what information is provided by OIE and what information needs to be uploaded by program representatives. The system used for this process is new for APRST and will be explained in the August 22nd program on Academic Program Change. Those programs assigned to participate in September, October or November APR should send representatives to this session as well as the 8/22 session.    
Click here for a recording of the session.

Improve Your Spring Course Workshop 2023

Improve Your Spring Course Workshop 

Wednesday May 17, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Central/12:30 – 2:00 pm Eastern on Zoom 

Facilitators: Kate Robertson and Elizabeth Evans 

Whew! Your grades are in and you’ve finished the whirlwind of the semester. This is the perfect time to review and reflect on one of your courses and plan improvements for next time.  Bring your reflections captured throughout the course, your “student results,” your syllabus and your course materials, teaching strategies and assignments to this session.   

What does your course look like from the student’s POV? How did the course results align with your hopes/ goals?   

How did your organization, delivery of content, communication, evaluation strategies and instructional strategies make for effective learning?  

After review of your course, you will develop at least three actionable changes to improve the student learning experience next time.  You can use the plan as an example of your continuous improvement for your upcoming annual faculty evaluation in June. Discussion and workshop time are included. This workshop fits any course delivery, including online. 

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Improve your Spring PPT

Handout-interactive-techniques

Revised-blooms-chart and questioning strategies

Concordia Faculty Seminar — Sandy Slater and Sara Casali 3/1/23

Concordia Faculty Seminar – Sandy Slater and Sara Casali 

Wednesday March 1, 12:10 – 1:00 pm in the Lakeshore Room (Mequon campus) 

Sandy Slater (Public Health/Pharmacy) and Sara Casali (Social Work) are the co-directors of a 5-year Health Resources and Services Association (HRSA) grant to prepare health professionals to serve in interprofessional teams providing services to those impacted by opioid and substance abuse disorders. Dr. Sandy Slater is Associate Professor and Director of the Bachelor of Science of Public Health Program. Dr. Sara Casali is Assistant Professor of Social Work and Director of Social Work Field Experience.  They will be introduced by Tonya Bartoletti of the Office of Sponsored Research (ORSP). 

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. 

Resources:

Powerpoint

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