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‘Fake News’ in a Fraught Age: Teaching Informative Writing to Beginning Scholars

Location: University Center Room 120

Presenter:
Caleb Dempsey-Richardson, Adjunct Instructor, Humanities, JCTC

In this era of "fake news" and "alternative facts" how should one impart the lessons and ethics of journalistic neutrality for today's incoming college student? This presentation aims to highlight the importance of informative writing, and it also advocates for why informative communication should be held up to a co-equal status alongside persuasive writings. Additionally, the panel will discuss strategies to combat "clickbait," both within and outside the classroom, as well as feature a Q-&-A session with attendees to highlight rhetorical strategies from a multidisciplinary approach.


Canvas Q & A

Location: University Center Room 121

Presenter:
Carrie Jo Coaplen, Instructional Designer, ILTE

Do you want to learn more about Canvas? Do you have a Canvas question that has stumped you? Have you been banging your head against your computer or device screen attempting to make Canvas bend to your will?

In this session, there are no “stupid” questions to ask of Dr. Coaplen, who will speak to your Canvas Learning Management System needs and interests.

From how to create assignments, to rubric options, to page creation, any topic is game! Bring those burning issues to this interactive session!


Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun

Location: University Center Room 122

Presenter:
Erica Yahya, Adjunct Instructor, Psychology, Jefferson Community and Technical College

This workshop focuses on achieving a deeper understanding of your current students and overcoming the unique challenges inherent in working with this population via performing fun classroom activities associated with real-life scenarios which promotes a more enriched learning environment.

Topics include “Positive psychology” practices which focus on positive emotions and personal strengths, as well as various academic fun games. In addition, this workshop introduces the importance of social-emotional learning via critical thinking skills.

This workshop will encourage faculty to adopt a refreshed approach that connects with students more personally, meets them at their current level of learning, and inspires attainable growth in students. This interactive session will also include games, handouts, and a PowerPoint presentation.


Bring Current Work Experience Into The Classroom And Curriculum

Location: University Center Room 127

Presenters:
Aaron Morris, Adjunct Instructor, Economics, IU Southeast
Jon Bingham, Senior Lecturer, Economics, IU Southeast

What would make the curriculum in your discipline more relevant for future students? Real world experience places adjunct faculty in a unique position to significantly enhance the currency and relevance of a School’s course offerings.

The presenters will share how recent suggestions by the adjunct faculty member led to short run implementation of an experimental course to address immediate student needs and informed long term determination of enhanced course offerings within the School's core requirements. How might you bring your own work experience into the classroom and curriculum? Come explore the possibilities.

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January 26th, 2020

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27th, 2020

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Employer Information Table

Employer Information Table

January 28th, 2020

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

CAB presents: Open Mic

CAB presents: Open Mic

January 28th, 2020

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Smartboard Workshop

Smartboard Workshop

January 28th, 2020

12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

Walk-In Wednesday

Walk-In Wednesday

January 29th, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Employer Information Table

Employer Information Table

January 29th, 2020

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

January 29th, 2020

12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

Spectrum Spring 2020 Meeting

Spectrum Spring 2020 Meeting

January 29th, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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New Quizzes

January 30th, 2020

12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

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