Program for the 2012 PDI

Tuesday, January 10th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Toot Your Own Horn: Contextualizing Research with Web of Science
Presenters:
Michelle Wilde,Allison Level
Category:
Research
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
Morgan Library CC174
Description:
Web of Science is a powerful database for searching high-impact journals from a variety of disciplines, and it includes a suite of tools to analyze research results. Come discover how to use Web of Science to tell the story of your research. Learn how to check journal impact factors, estimate the H-Index for your research, and create a citation report for articles you have written, even if your career spans multiple institutions, and more. Other citation tools will be discussed in the context of how they compare to Web of Science.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target Audience: People who want to learn how to use the advanced tools in Web of Science to articulate the impact of their research. This includes the individual researcher, members of research groups, graduate students, representatives from CSU departments, and more. Goals: Participants will learn how to use Web of Science to: * Create a Citation report for individual researchers, research groups, or CSU departments * Use Web of Science to determine the H-index for a body of work. * Check a journal’s Impact Factor from within Web of Science and compare impact factors for a journal by discipline.

Wednesday, January 11th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Documenting your Teaching Performance in the Digital Age
Presenters:
Laurie Carlson
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
Wednesday, January 11th 2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
Morgan Library CC174
Description:
During this session, attendees will learn how to develop a multi-faceted teaching dossier for annual performance reviews and/or tenure and promotion packets. Particular attention will be given to annual performance documentation and exciting possibilities with new digital technologies.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is for anyone who is teaching including graduate teaching assistants, instructors, adjuncts, special teaching appointments and tenure line faculty. The first portion of the session will address identification of teaching strengths and how to develop/collect artifacts that demonstrate those strengths. The second half of the session will examine complimentary technology such as PDF portfolios, google docs, animoto and other related programs.