|Center for Academic Excellence|
Monday Morning Mentor: How Should I Coach an Underperforming Colleague?
Monday Feb 2 (All Day)
Robert E. Cipriano, Ed.D. Professor Emeritus, Southern Connecticut State University
In higher education, supervisors are also colleagues, which makes
dealing with faculty who aren’t meeting expectations particularly
challenging. Get guidance on handling poor performance. You’ll learn
how to understand what causes poor performance and concentrate
your energy where you can do some good.
Monday Morning Mentor: How Can I Minimize Cheating in the Classroom?
Monday Feb 9 (All Day)
James Lang, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, Assumption College
Technology and punishment alone are not solving the problem of
cheating. This program will show you real world-tested techniques to
help you minimize cheating by inspiring a growth mindset in your
students and encouraging them to change their goals from getting
good grades to mastery learning.
Supporting Economically Disadvantaged Students
Wednesday Feb 11 3 pm - 4 pm
M. William Redmond, Assistant Vice President for Academic
Dwight Horsey, Director of Financial Aid & Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Daniel Mercado, Director of Pre-Collegiate Programs
Christina Pantoja Williams, Assistant Director of Pre-Collegiate Programs
In this panel discussion, we will discuss the supports and services that
are available on campus to support those students who are struggling
Monday Morning Mentor: How Do I Convert a F2F Course to a Hybrid Course?
Monday Feb 16 (All Day)
Jill Schiefelbein, Adjunct Professor, Arizona State University
We cover the process of online course conversion, from initial course
review to working with technology. Learn a step-by-step approach to maximizing the educational benefits of blended learning—in a
minimal amount of time make the most of what you’re already doing
and learn to use technology to enhance student engagement and
Promoting Quality in Online Education: An Open Forum
Tuesday Feb 17 12 pm - 1 pm
Ms. Lauren Edgell, Director of Online Learning
Dr. Oliver Dreon, Director of the Center for Academic Excellence
In this open forum, we’ll present different standards for quality online
instruction and discuss how these can support course development.
Monday Morning Mentor: How Do I Use FLCs to Strengthen Institutional Assessment?
Monday Feb 23 (All Day)
Milton D. Cox, Ph.D. Founder and Director Emeritus of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment
Assessment efforts are expanding and there is an untapped resource
that can help you give accreditors the information they need—FLCs, or
Faculty Learning Communities. With their emphasis on deep learning
experiences, FLCs are able to explore assessment in a comprehensive
manner, addressing the concerns of both administrators focusing on
accreditation and of instructors concentrating on student learning.
Fixed vs. Growth Mindset and the Implications for Teaching and Learning
Thursday Feb 26 12 pm - 1 pm
Dr. Sandra Deemer, Professor, Educational Foundations
In this session, Carol Dweck’s pivotal work on mindset will be used to
frame a conversation about how we can foster positive selfperceptions
and mindset within our higher education classrooms.
Specific strategies related to the management and assessment of
learning will be modeled and discussed.
Friday Feb 27 9 am - 4 pm
This day-long conference was borne from a county-wide partnership
involving all of the institutions of higher education in Lancaster.
Plenary speakers include Norman Bier, Director of Carnegie Mellon
University’s Open Learning Initiative and Dr. Shaun Cook, assistant
professor of Psychology at Millersville University. Choose from over 21
peer-reviewed sessions focused on teaching and learning. To register,
visit: www.lancasterlearns.com To receive our institutional discount,
use the code: Learn