Program for the 2010 PDI

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.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Contingent Faculty Survey and Discussion: Implications for Instruction at CSU
Presenters:
Sue Doe,Natalie Barnes,Karen Kaminski,Ginger Guardiola
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2010
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
203 Library
Description:
This session will begin with a review of general findings from the May 2009 CSU campus-wide survey of contingent faculty. It will then turn to a working session that involves participants in analysis of the disaggregated data of the eight colleges. The session will conclude by bringing together a set of observations that will be made available to interested members of university, college and departmental leadership.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and Staff