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Faculty Affairs

USG Faculty Development Monthly Series:
Academic Year 2012-2013

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General Information: Face-to-face sessions will be held in the Information Technology Services - ITS offices in Athens with the October session at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega. Sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude no later than 4:00 p.m. Directions to ITS-Athens can be found at http://www.usg.edu/information_technology_services/contact/directions. Hotel accommodations can be made at the Spring Hill Suites located next to ITS-Athens (see http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ahnsh-springhill-suites-athens). Be sure to indicate you are a participant in a USG faculty development workshop when making a reservation. Directions to North Georgia can be found on their websites. Specific building and room information will be included with the agenda.

Registration is now available for Spring 2013.

Registration is free to USG faculty and staff with travel funding available for each participant. Once you register, if you are unable to attend please respond to the followup emails you will receive. We do have a waiting list for each workshop. For more information contact: Dr. Mike Rogers, mike.rogers@usg.edu.

Online sessions will be conducted from 12 noon to 1pm via Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Wimba). Registrants will be sent all appropriate information prior to each session. You should consider yourself registered for a session if you are NOT directed to a wait listing page.

November 16, 2012

Accessibility Matters: Section 508 Compliance in Higher Education

  • Presenters: Janet Sylvia - University of Georgia
  • Location: ITS - Athens, Georgia Athens - ITS
  • Session: USG Office of Faculty Affairs Faculty Development Series Face to Face Session

January 9, 2013

Tales from the Implementation of a Quality Assurance Coordinator

  • Presenters: N. Rigole, A. Koohang, Terry Smith
  • Location: online

January 18, 2013

Finding, Using, and Creating Open Educational Resources and Open Textbooks

  • Presenters: Marie Lasseter, Bonnie Robinson
  • Location: Athens

February 13, 2013
  • Presenter: Georgia Harper
  • Location: online

February 22, 2013

Improving the Connection with Online Students Through Intro Videos and Weekly Update Videos

  • Presenter: Dale Suffridge
  • Location: Athens

March 13, 2013

Accessibility & Disability: General Requirements and Individual Accommodation

  • Presenters: Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group Leader, CAES-University of Georgia; Kimberly Tanner, Director - Access Office, Valdosta State University
  • Location: online

March 15, 2013

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching

  • Presenter: Michele DiPietro
  • Location: Kennesaw State University

March 22, 2013

Problem Driven Learning : Enabling and sustaining innovative and informed curricular design.

  • Presenter: Joe Le Doux
  • Location: Athens