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Faculty Professional Development

Fall Semester 2017

ePortfolio: A tool for reflective student learning

September 7 at noon - Faculty Reception
This workshop is sponsored by the Core Curriculum Committee and the Provost's Office to continue to educate faculty about the use of ePortfolio as a high impact practice to enhance student learning (strategic plan initiative 3.2).

Understanding Freshman Adjustment

September 8 at noon - Romita Auditorium
Co-sponsored by Counseling Center

Neurodiversity: Teaching Diverse Student Learners

September 14 at noon - Romita Auditorium
Co-sponsored by Counseling Center

ePortfolio: A tool for core assessment

September 21 at noon - Faculty Reception
This workshop is sponsored by the Core Curriculum Committee and the Provost's Office to continue to educate faculty about the use of ePortfolio as a high impact practice in the area of assessment of core curriculum student learning outcomes (strategic plan initiative 2.4).

Core Assessment: Reviewing and Rating Student ePortfolio Uploads

September 28 at noon - Faculty Reception
This workshop is sponsored by the Core Curriculum Committee and the Provost's Office to demonstrate to faculty the process of faculty assessment of student uploads. Faculty will learn about the use of the Aqua System, the integration of AAC&U Value Rubrics,= and the process of faculty rating.

Active Listening: How to Have Difficult Conversations with Students

September 29 at noon - Romita Auditorium
Co-Sponsored with Counseling Center

Core Assessment: Faculty Rubric Calibration

October 5 at noon - Arrigoni Center
In a series of three sessions, faculty will evaluate AAC&U Value Rubrics for application in Iona’s assessment protocol. Faculty will modify and recalibrate rubrics as necessary to prepare for the next set of assessment of student uploads. Faculty need not attend all three sessions (although they are welcome to do so) but can choose the day when the rubrics in which they are most interested will be evaluated.

Students in Crisis

October 19 at noon - Burke Lounge
Co-Sponsored with Iona College Counseling Center

Faculty and Title IX

October 24 at noon - Romita Auditorium
Co-Sponsored with Human Resources, Counseling Center and General Counsel

Core Assessment: Faculty Rubric Calibration

October 26 at noon - Arrigoni Center

Teaching About Race and Racism

November 2 from 3 - 7 p.m. - Burke Lounge
Sarah Wicht, Southern Poverty Law Center

Teaching and Diversity

November 16 at noon - Romita Auditorium
Co-Sponsored with Human Resources

January 2018 Assessment Days

January 4 and 5
January 8 and 9