Program for the 2010 PDI

Friday, January 8th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Do CSU Students Cheat and How Can We Prevent It?
Presenters:
Elaine Green
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
Friday, January 8th 2010
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
213-15 LSC
Description:
This session will present results of the recent Academic Integrity student survey conducted at CSU. Pedagogical and classroom management strategies for reducing academic misconduct in various types of academic work: papers, tests, group projects, and lab reports will be shared and discussed, as well as suggestions for clarifying acceptable collaboration.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target = Faculty, GTA’s, and other instructors Goals: 1. To build an understanding of the level of cheating and attitudes toward cheating among students at CSU. 2. To increase awareness of various strategies for reducing academic misconduct 3. To share information with instructors of CSU resources for assisting them when confronted with the suspicion of student academic misconduct.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Copyright Essentials for Educators: From Basics to Hard Questions
Presenters:
Linda Schutjer,Sherri Lebeda,Teresa Negrucci,Peter Connor
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
203-05 LSC
Description:
A brief review of Copyright Basics as they apply in the academic arena followed by a Q & A aimed at answering harder situational questions. The first half—40-45 minutes—will describe what types of intellectual property are copyrightable and what types remain in the public domain, the technicalities of IP ownership and author rights, an explanation of the classroom , distance (online), and “Fair Use” exemptions to the rule, and the 4 factors that must be considered in making a fair use determination. Included as well will be information on the proper procedures for obtaining Copyright Permission for Course Pack materials through the University Communications and Creative Services Department, posting articles, etc. to RamCT, and the issue of avoiding the circumvention of technological barriers. A break before the Q & A will allow time for audience members to talk about and share among themselves individual concerns not addressed in the introduction as well as shape questions specific to individual academic experiences to be asked in the second half—another 50-60 minutes.
Goals and Target Audience:
All University instructors, admin professionals and any others with a need to be well-versed in the Classroom, Distance, and Fair Use exemptions to copyright law.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Enhancing the Learning Environment at CSU through TILT Learning Programs
Presenters:
Heather Landers,Jack Becker,Ian Krammer,Darrie Burrage
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
214-16 LSC
Description:
Learning Programs is a new initiative through The Institute for Learning and Teaching meant to enhance learning for Colorado State University students in the following areas: • Academic & Study Skills • Academic Enrichment • Course-based Tutoring and Assistance • Preparation Learning Programs is a unique model in that its focus is not on remedial programming ; rather, it is a robust set of programs meant to engage students at all levels of preparation in enhancing their learning experience at Colorado State. From tutorial programs to lecture series meant to encourage students to think outside their own course of study, Learning Programs seeks to enrich the educational experience of students through unique learning opportunities. In this session, faculty and staff will learn about the opportunities that exist for students through Learning Programs: workshops, lecture series, short courses, contests, trainings, and panels. Students involved with TILT Learning Programs will also facilitate the session to give their point of view on the value of the types of programs offered. Faculty and staff will have the opportunity to weigh in on other types of learning support and enrichment programs they would be interested in offering to students at Colorado State through Learning Programs.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1. To share with faculty and staff the resources that exists for students through Learning Programs 2. To collaborate with faculty and staff in generating ideas for future programming for Learning Programs Targeted Audience: 1. Faculty, staff, and instructors who work with undergraduate and graduate students

3:00 PM

Session Title:
Future Directions for CSU Libraries
Presenters:
Patrick Burns,Peter Dorhout
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
214-16 LSC
Description:
Review the status of CSU Libraries, the constitution of and charge to the Library-IT Task Force, sustainability issues, recommendations of the Task Force, and implementation directions.
Goals and Target Audience:
All scholars at CSU. Obtain feedback, and engage CSU scholars in a dialogue about scholarly communications.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Developing Leadership Capacity in College Students: Findings from the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership
Presenters:
Alexis Kanda-Olmstead,Emily Ambrose
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
In 2009, CSU participated in the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL), a national study of leadership development in college students that involved more than 100 campuses. CSU findings as well as national trends will be shared during the presentation with the intent of transferring this information to our classrooms and the co-curricular learning experiences we offer undergraduate students at CSU. Specifically, participants will learn how our students scored on the eight leadership outcomes associated with the model, how scores compared across particular demographic factors (e.g., gender, race/ethnicity), and what environmental factors (e.g., study abroad, academic majors) contributed to higher scores.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this presentation are to disseminate knowledge about leadership development in undergraduate students and identify best practices that can be adopted by faculty and staff across campus.
Session Title:
The Teacher As Actor
Presenters:
Morris Burns
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
214-16 LSC
Description:
A lecture/discussion which explores techniques employed by actors which teachers can make use of in the classroom. Among the topics covered are methods for expressing feelings, the use of honesty and subtext, the use of space,costumes and movement, reducing anxiety and the benefit of physical and vocal exercises.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goal: to give the participants more tools to bring to their communication of ideas and feelings. Targeted audience: teachers

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Teaching Self-Advocacy Style: Encouraging Student Responsibility for Learning
Presenters:
Cynthia Tate
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
203 Library
Description:
Research studies indicate that self-advocacy is a key factor in academic and life success. This lecture and discussion-based session focuses on the concept of self-advocacy as a foundation for improved long-term student success. The session will share current research findings and, primarily, discuss the philosophy of self-advocacy and how it can be incorporated into classroom teaching/learning without involving added effort.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target Audience: Faculty and Teacher Assistants Goals: 1. To identify factors that assist in or detract from student academic success. 2. To relate current self-advocacy research and its' impact on student success. 3. To review the benefits of self-advocacy to faculty and students alike. 4. To discuss simple methods and strategies for teaching "self-advocacy" style.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Talking About Transfers!
Presenters:
Paul Giberson
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
Even as the numbers increases nationally, transfer students are still often the forgotten population at colleges and universities. This presentation and roundtable discussion will explore transfer student characteristics and provide an overview of ways that we can continue to validate the transfer student experience. We will also take a look at a recent report completed by Institutional Research about the transfer student population at CSU.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will: Learn more about the transfer student population at CSU by looking at research conducted by IR and CASA. Discuss ways to validate the transfer student experience. Explore the ways that Schlossberg’s theory of Marginality and Mattering are used to support the transfer student transition. Receive an update on new transfer student initiatives at CSU. Participate in a roundtable discussion about transfer students. Target Audience: Student Affairs staff and faculty interested in transfer student issues.