Program for the 2019 PDI

Monday, January 14th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Maximizing Your Strengths
Presenters:
Torin Kaletsky
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Many have taken assessments to determine their strengths, but what they actually learn are their personality types or themes of talent. After this session, you will know in clear terms how to find your strengths and steer your work time toward doing those activities that strengthen you while avoiding those that weaken you. It will feature how to capture your strengths, how to clarify them and how to confirm them. It will cover how to check in with yourself to ensure progress toward using your strengths more often. It will also cover having a conversation with your supervisor to get them on board with your strengths. This will help you maximize your productivity and satisfaction at work. This session is based on the book Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckingham.
Goals and Target Audience:
Learning Outcomes 1. Describe how to capture, clarify and confirm their strengths. 2. Demonstrate how to create a Strong Week Plan to free their strengths more and more each week. 3. Prepare a conversation with their supervisor to change the course of their job toward their strengths and away from their weaknesses. Audience Any level professional or graduate student

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Uh-Oh! (None of this happened at OUR university)
Presenters:
Diane Barrett,Dave Doty,Ashley Stahle,Tricia Callahan,Christa Johnson
Category:
Research
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Despite our best intentions in the world of research administration, sometimes things go awry at every institution. Join some of us in research administration who came to CSU from other universities and know where the bodies are buried as we share the stories that caused us the most heartburn at the time and the most fun to retell later.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who works with research administration at CSU.

Tuesday, January 15th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
FFC @ CSU: Fight Moves for the Workplace
Presenters:
Megan Skeehan,Melissa Burt
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
The FFC @ CSU uses and builds upon the book Feminist Fight Club to help create a structure of shared language and strategies to identify and address problematic behavior. One of the key parts of the book is using fight moves to disrupt the “enemy” (problematic behaviors), these are not actually “fighting” moves, but rather clever and intersectional ways to help change the culture of how women and people from other marginalized groups are treated in professional spaces. This session will focus on a few “enemies” and fight moves to address the issues from the book, as well as discussing some of the fight moves that the FFC @ CSU have created over the last year that are specific to experiences in higher education.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any CSU employee - this session is meant for all people regardless of their gender identity or experience.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Campus on a Carbon Diet - Annual Update of CSU Sustainability Efforts
Presenters:
Stacey Baumgarn,Carol Dollard
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Colorado State has made ambitious carbon reduction goals. These include the 2017 signing of the Climate Reality Pledge - a commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030. In addition, CSU has committed to reducing the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the university to zero by the year 2050. This session will provide an update on the strategies in place to achieve those goals and the progress made to date. Remember, the university's footprint is actually made up of our individual contributions so we will also explore specific measures that each of us can embrace to reduce our individual impact. Please join us!
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, staff, and students should all be interested in how their work here at the university impacts the environment. The goal is to keep the university community informed on progress toward reducing GHG emissions, and how each of us can help.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
OneNote 100 - Microsoft OneNote for Beginners
Presenters:
Jason Huitt
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
If you've not yet started using OneNote in Office 365 for documenting all the things, fear not - this 100-level session is for you. We'll go over the basics of OneNote and review some strategies for making the best use of OneNote's features. No prior OneNote experience necessary. Topics will include basic OneNote concepts, using multiple devices, and organization strategies.
Goals and Target Audience:
Newcomers to OneNote with a desire to learn. If you've not yet used OneNote, fear not - we're here to help. Attendees are encouraged to bring their device to practice what they learn.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
OneNote 200 - Taking Microsoft OneNote to the Next Level
Presenters:
Jason Huitt
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
If you've already been using OneNote and are ready to take your skill set to the next level, join us for this 200-level session where we'll explore advanced functionality, discuss tips and tricks for getting more out of OneNote, and help you gain clarity and insights with all your notes in one place, but accessible everywhere. Topics will include attachments, using handwriting and audio recording, and using camera functionality.
Goals and Target Audience:
Users who are familiar with OneNote and are looking to expand their skills. Anyone who has attended PDI 2018 OneNote 100 is encouraged to attend. Attendees are encouraged to bring their device to practice what they learn.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
The Incredible Event: How to Plan It at CSU
Presenters:
Brittney Wolf
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Events are an essential part of the higher education experience, but trying to navigate through all of the different events offices on campus can be challenging. This session will break down each of the different units involved in the event planning process at CSU as well as covering some tools that are useful in the event planning process.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is for anyone new to campus event planning, or anyone interested in learning some new tools and methods to make the planning process more efficient and effective.
Session Resources:

Wednesday, January 16th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
OneNote 300 - Becoming a OneNote Guru
Presenters:
Jason Huitt
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
OneNote is a powerful platform for knowledge gathering, but a deeper understanding can deliver OneNote's benefits to groups and teams, and in the classroom. In this session we'll explore the possibilities that OneNote in Office 365 can provide, including collaboration, academic use cases, and integration with other Office tools.
Goals and Target Audience:
Users who have been actively using OneNote, Exchange Resource Coordinators, and attendees of PDI 2018 OneNote 100 and 200 sessions are welcome to attend.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Facilitating Effective Meetings
Presenters:
Jason Huitt
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Back by popular demand! By some estimates up to 37% of our time is spent in meetings, and up to 50% that time is 100% worthless. In a democratic setting, meeting facilitators can make or break the productivity of the discussion. With a light application of professional meeting management protocol, any meeting can be more organized and effective, while allowing a group to accomplish more in less time. At this session we’ll discuss this topic at a high-level and provide actionable intelligence for both meeting attendees and meeting leaders.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is aimed at staff, faculty and students who chair meetings as well as folks who simply attend meetings, covering the basics of organizing a meeting, facilitating discussions, making motions, voting, and record keeping.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Government Primary Sources on the Web
Presenters:
Naomi Lederer
Category:
Research
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 306
Description:
Learn about government Web sites with primary sources. CSU’s Government Information Librarian will show where links to some relevant governmental sites can be found—and what selected sites look like. Just what constitutes primary sources will be discussed. See images of books, documents, photographs, reports, posters, and more. See datasets. See and hear stories told by war veterans. While the bulk of the sites shown will be on the free Web, a select number will feature library databases available only to CSU affiliates. A brief amount of time in the session will be spent discussing how to find government sources on the Web so that attendees will have some strategies for finding resources these types of resources. Please keep in mind that not every government document or publication has been digitized. There are a lot of really valuable primary sources out there of interest to any STREAM researcher! (STEM plus Reading and Arts, which includes history.)
Goals and Target Audience:
Increase awareness of the wide variety of primary sources available to researchers (and students) from all areas that are found in government sources. Targeted audience is anyone interested in using data or other primary sources in their research. Also those who want additional places to recommend to their students for finding reputable resources for their projects.