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Spring 2017

  March 2017

Conference

Gender Equity: Contexts, Transitions, and Shifting Boundaries

Description

The Third Annual Reynolds/VCU Humphrey Fellows Partnership Conference focuses on the theme of gender equity within evolving health, social, and educational contexts. Representative speakers from the 2017 Class of VCU Humphrey Fellows and Reynolds faculty will present on gender equity issues of substance use, impacts on health and social well-being, and education.

Target Audience:  This free conference is open to faculty, staff, students, guests from other institutions, and the general public.

Lunch will be provided for all registered participants.

Conference Organizer

Dr. Ghazala Hashmi

Date & Time

Friday, March 24, 2017; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lunch will be provided for all registered participants.

Location

The Conference Gallery, Workforce Development Conference Center

Parham Road Campus, Reynolds Community College


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Workshop

Association of College & University Educators' Course Experience Workshop (Postponed)

Description

This special workshop is being provided by the Association of College & University Educators' developers of the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. The Course Experience Workshop (CEW) provides faculty, administrators, and staff with an authentic introduction to the learning design and quality of ACUE's Course in Effective Teaching Practices. Additionally, participants develop high-impact instructional techniques that can be applied immediately in their classroom.

Target Audience: This workshop is open to all Reynolds faculty, both Full-Time and Adjunct. Seating is limited to 30.

Professional development credits will be awarded.

Facilitators

Tricia Russ, Melissa Zantello, and Pam Snow

ACUE Facilitators

Date & Time This workshop has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.
Location Room 218, Massey Library Technology Center, Parham Road Campus
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Workshop

 Honors 101: Honors at Reynolds

Description  

This workshop examines the core definitions of honors within higher education. Participants focus on developing shared values and understandings of what is expected of honors students and honors faculty at Reynolds. The workshop also examines the distinct expectations, recommended activities, and critical assessment elements for both Honors Designated and Honors Contract courses. Participants will be asked to complete an activity for review following the end of the workshop.

Target Audience: This workshop is open to all Reynolds faculty, both Full-Time and Adjunct, who are interested in teaching in the Reynolds Honors Program

Professional development credits provided

Facilitator(s) Ashley Bourne-Richardson, Faculty Coordinator, Honors Program 
Date & Time Friday, March 31, 2017; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location Room 220, Massey Library Technology Center, Parham Road Campus  
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April 2017

Workshop

CFE 210: Reading in the Disciplines – Nurturing Disciplined Readers

Description  

This workshop provides faculty of all disciplines with the resources and strategies they need to develop student skills in reading college-level and discipline-specific texts. Participants have opportunities to evaluate pedagogical models, approaches, and best practices for introducing and developing student skills in reading for comprehension and retention; effective note-taking; and introductory evaluation and analysis of discipline-related writing. CFE 210 provides faculty an overview of the common challenges facing student readers as they transition into college-level academic reading, and it introduces participants to effective instructional practices that help students develop both disciplinary and disciplined reading skills.

Target Audience: This workshop is open to all Reynolds faculty, both Full-Time and Adjunct.

Professional development credits provided

Facilitators

Elizabeth Bensen, Program Head and Professor, English

William Ziegler, Associate Professor, English

Kevin Carey, Instructor, English

Date & Time Friday, April 21, 2017; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location Room 220, Massey Library Technology Center, Parham Road Campus
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  May 2017

Workshop

Honors 102: Best Practices in Teaching & Learning within Honors

Description

This workshop targets the best practices of teaching and learning within an academically rigorous context in higher education. The workshop content focuses especially on the four pillars of Honors at Reynolds:  the development of students’ critical thinking skills, an introduction to interdisciplinary learning, the fostering of disciplinary undergraduate research, and the development of student engagement both within the classroom and with the broader communities beyond the classroom. Faculty participants will engage in the development of interdisciplinary approaches for their specific Honors courses. Participants will be asked to complete an activity for review following the end of the workshop. The workshop will be taught first as a 3-hour face to face session; it will be developed further as an online option to be delivered through Blackboard.

Target Audience: All Reynolds faculty (full-time and part-time) who are interested in teaching in Honors

Professional development credits provided. 
Facilitator(s) Ashley Bourne-Richardson, Faculty Coordinator, Honors Program  
Date & Time Friday, May 5, 2017; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location Room 218, Massey Library Technology Center, Parham Road Campus
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Workshop

 Honors 201: Engaging the Honors Learner through Research

Description

Honors 201 explores resources and strategies that help to develop student engagement and spark student interest through undergraduate research activities. Developing research skills and promoting the undergraduate experience with disciplinary research are essential to the Reynolds Honors Program. Honors 201 highlights theories and best practices for establishing foundational knowledge in academic research, guiding students through disciplinary research practices, supporting collaborative peer engagement, and promoting professional outcomes such as student presentations, poster sessions, and possible publications. 

Target Audience: Faculty who have completed Honors 101 and 102 are invited to attend this workshop for ongoing professional development in Honors.

Professional development credits provided.

Facilitator(s)

Anne Harper Charity Hudley, William and Mary Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience (Guest Speaker) 

Ashley Bourne-Richardson, Faculty Coordinator, Honors Program

Date & Time Thursday, May 11, 2017; 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. (a light lunch will be provided)
Location Room 220, Massey Library Technology Center, Parham Road Campus 
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